Turn your Weakness into strength

Imperfect world, with perfect goals:

This is an imperfect world, where we have set perfect goals. In a perfect world one would be successful and have more or less everything in world, then again this is an imperfect goal, we all have our challenges, we have to face good and bad things and situation. What makes the imperfection even worse is that one has the pressure to be good at everything. No one can achieve success alone; we need partners to get success, so in order to get successful recognizing one’s talent and abilities of others is also necessary.

Strategies to transform Weakness to strength:

There are the following strategies that can transform weakness to strength:

Treat your weakness as the to do list:

“In a fixed mindset, you want to hide your flaws so you’re not judged or labelled a failure. In a growth mindset, your flaws are just a TO-DO list of things to improve.” — Derek Sivers.
Weakness can be changed when we treat them like extreme down falls. We know our weakness and strengths; in order to achieve a bigger goal in life we need to make our weaknesses are strengths. The need of the hour is identification of weaknesses and listing or penning them down so that we know our targets.

Combine the strengths of others: The best way to improve your weakness is to find someone who is great at it and team up with them. Then one will compensate from weaknesses of each other, at the same learn from each other, and also motivate to change. The key here is to make the most of it and, and use it for our benefit.
“We know that our greatness comes from when we appreciate each other’s strengths, when we learn from each other, when we lean on each other…we’re all in this together. We always have been.” — Michelle Obama

Weakness is to be dealt and treated like blind spots: Asking from the people you love and trust to tell about your weakness is a good practise, as we may be blind to our weakness. When the people around us are critical they expect us to improve, hence it is necessary to keep an open mind for all perspective. We can do that by questioning our decisions and seek out the answers that disconfirm our beliefs.
“Managing blind spots is learning to accept them as inevitable and…positive because they force you to remain vigilant.” — Robert Bruce Shaw

Turn where your weakness is: the key is to turn towards our weaknesses, the process here is to be in control and take charge of our weakness, we don’t have to be the slaves of our weaknesses, instead we turn in their direction and strike at them. Instead of running away from them running towards them is necessary.
Notice the urge, get curious, feel the joy of letting go and repeat.” — Judson Brewer

Last but not the least, Overpower your weakness with strength: the challenge here is not just turning your weakness to strength but to garner information on what your strengths are. Everyone has the tendency to criticize and find faults, but do nothing about it so by addressing your strengthen you work to remove your weakness. It is necessary to tackle our weaknesses with our strengths. Playing out our strength while working out on our weakness helps.
“Whatever you set your mind to, you will be most successful when you craft your role to play to your signature talents.” — Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton

In the end: These are simple techniques to convert weakness in Strengths so by using them, we can achieve our targets and get even become the person we have desired to be. Remember it is not necessary that everyone will like you, but it is essential that some might. So hold on to those some and travel with them to achieve goals. Also like yourself before someone else.

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