Do you know what your strengths and weaknesses are? They may not be what you think...   I came across a video via Lean In by Marcus Buckingham recently that had an interesting perspective on what strengths/weaknesses really are and how to use them in order to be successful -- either at a job or as a business owner.   Most people, when asked, would say that strengths are what you are good at while weaknesses are what you're bad at.   Buckingham argues that these definitions are not helpful. Think, aren't there things you can do well, that you absolutely hate to do, prefer to avoid, or feel drained by? By the common definition of strength, if one were to focus on their strengths (including those activities you hate to do), it's entirely possible that you could end up with a career you will eventually hate or that will burn you out!...

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