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Our weakness really matters!


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Our weakness really matters!

  1. 1. Our Weakness Really Matters!05 Ways to Overcome our Weaknesses
  2. 2. Our Weakness really matters!Introduction• Most of us have some professional or personal weakness that keeps us from advancing or developing as much as we could or would like.
  3. 3. Our Weakness really matters!Common Excuses Common Excuses That’s just the I’m sorry, but it’s way I am; it’s hard for me to be part of my DNA. on time. That is one That’s the way of my weak I am. I can’t help points it.
  4. 4. Our Weakness really matters!02 Different Approaches• Those of us who are wise recognize them and try to overcome these character flaws.• Others ignore their personal weaknesses and find themselves repeating mistakes and leading unfulfilled lives.
  5. 5. Our Weakness really matters!02 Different Approaches - Outcomes Recognize Wise your weakness Approach Ignore your Silly weakness Approach
  6. 6. Our Weakness really matters!The best approach• The secret to self improvement is to discover your fallibilities and either correct them, or find a way to turn them into strengths.
  7. 7. Our Weakness really matters!Strategy 01 – Admit that it exists• Recognition of the issue is key toward addressing it.• Unless this recognition occurs, progress rarely, if ever, can occur.
  8. 8. Our Weakness really matters!Strategy 02 – Be specific • Be as specific as you can with your issue. • The more specific you are the more effective will be your actions to address the issue.
  9. 9. Our Weakness really matters!Strategy 03 – Set quantifiable goals• Rather than just say, “I want to improve in this area,” set a quantifiable goal.• Otherwise, you will never be able to tell how much progress you have made.
  10. 10. Our Weakness really matters!Strategy 04 – Seek advice from others• Ask people you know and trust to give you their insights about your performance.• When they do, try not to be upset.• As an old saying goes, “Wounds from a friend can be trusted.”
  11. 11. Our Weakness really matters!Strategy 05 – Seek small victories• An old Japanese proverb tells us that a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.• Break down your plan into smaller segments and as you gain victory in these small areas, you will be encouraged to continue your mission.
  12. 12. Our Weakness Really Matters!Important - The 03 Main Challenges 1. Change your Attitude: Never allow yourself to think that weaknesses are irrelevant. You can change weaknesses into strengths. 2. Acknowledge your Weakness: Be fully aware of what kind of weaknesses you have. Don’t be afraid to face them. 3. Be Intentional: Choose one weakness and start today to work on it at home, at work, and in your social circles.
  13. 13. Our Weakness really matters!Our Business Contacts Feel free to send us an e-mail. Our Website: Our E-mails: Linkedin: Roberto de Paula Lico Júnior Twitter: @licoreis