Valuable Insight - Episode 2: Strengths & Weaknesses
Are your weaknesses something to feel bad about? Or are they worth examining? You might be missing an awareness of your greatest strengths.
On this episode of Valuable Insight, Daniel and I examine the concepts of strengths and weaknesses and how to make the most of them both.
When Daniel reached out to me, he believed his sensitivity to be a weaknesses. After talking with me, he realized that his sensitivity was his greatest strength. All he needed to do was harness that power. So, what he was really weak in was using his strength.
A lot of people reading this article will be struggling with something they find to be a weakness. In fact, that "weakness" may be pointing you to understanding your greatest strength.
This episode seeks to help viewers stop for just one moment to realize that what you are struggling with can open the door of your greatest strength. Further analysis of your experiences will reveal that all is good and everything is working out for you.
"The only way to know what a weakness can do for you is by examining it, evaluating it, and using it" - Leslie Juvin-Acker
"What's it going to take to get better?" - Daniel Beavers
"When I began, there was so many things I didn't know...I asked myself what am I good at and what am I not good at... it's about putting yourself in a position of being uncomfortable to get comfortable." - Daniel Beavers
"Discomfort is a point of awareness. It goes 'I feel something'." - Leslie Juvin-Acker
"There is an evolutionary value to discomfort." - Leslie Juvin-Acker
Is this something in your life that you're struggling with? What would you say your "weaknesses" are? Let us know in the comments what you have learned from this episode. We'd love to hear back from you.
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