Scott Edinger, who is an executive vice president of the Zenger/Folkman leadership development consultancy, asks how can we become extraordinary leaders. He argues that the way forward is not by shoring up your weaknesses, but by improving your strengths. Scott writes:
As humans we all have our inherent weaknesses. But leadership-development research we’ve conducted with data from thousands of executives from all over the world points unmistakably to the conclusion that it’s the presence of a few truly profound areas of strength that distinguishes us in an organization — the things you’re so good at that people forgive (or don’t even think about) your weaknesses.
To learn about the three principles that Scott recommends to help develop your strengths, click HERE.