Tackling Weakness =/= Weakening Your Strengths

Tackling Weakness =/= Weakening Your Strengths

In our last installment (here) we discussed the fact that not all weaknesses are immediately worth erasing. In fact, sometimes, strength can come from those weaknesses. That is not a justification, however, for not trying to grow in self-awareness and competencies....
Fail fast.

Fail fast.

The greatest teacher, failure is. Yoda The most terrifying words in the English language to anyone starting something new are, “fail fast.” In fact, I’d argue that even the people who say them, many times don’t mean them. I’ve seen many a leader say, “fail fast!” and...
You did…WHAT!?!?!

You did…WHAT!?!?!

Choosing to leave a stable(ish) corporate career to strike out with no guarantee of success and no revenue isn’t something that I thought I would do. When I told friends that I was planning on quitting my job and striking out on my own, I definitely got some mixed...