Boss’s Tip of the Week: Your strength can be a weakness

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Every coin has two sides. The strengths that bring you success can also bring you down.

It happens because you may use those strengths even when they are a poor choice for the situation or when they rub others the wrong way. It happens because you can become prideful and don’t encourage the contributions of other people.

Keep a constant watch for unintended consequences when you use a strength. Make it a habit to review your performance and how you achieve it. Make sure you have people around you who will tell you the truth and whom you will listen to.

This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a Time.

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