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4 Reasons Why Finding Your Weaknesses Will Propel You to Success



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There are many people who tend to focus solely on their strengths and try their best to improve those qualities as much as possible. It is not rare to find someone who is actually afraid to face their weaknesses and their imperfections so they simply bury them in a box and ignore them as much possible. When it comes to a person’s personal improvement though, it is important for them to find and understand their weaknesses as well, if they wish to grow and improve to their fullest potential.

Knowing your weaknesses is as important as knowing your strengths. These weaknesses which you often try to leave aside, can limit you from actually chasing after your dreams and achieving a lot of great things in your life. Nonetheless, the good thing about weaknesses is that you are able to improve them.

The best way for you to find your weaknesses is to take a pen and paper and start by writing down all the things that scare you or hold you back. Before you start going into detail and picking certain weaknesses, make sure that you write about all the things that cause a problem in your everyday life.

For example, you can write down about how you really dislike being around new people or how some days you slack off at work and don’t get everything done on time. The next step for you is to turn those into actual weaknesses, like being shy or being lazy.

After you finish writing all of them down, go ahead and pick five which you think represent your personality the most. These five weaknesses are the ones likely holding you back in your everyday life and which will need the most improvement.

Here are 4 ways in which improving your weaknesses can help:

1. It can make you stronger

Weaknesses can hold us back and make us see ourselves in a way that is way too vulnerable and weak. Most of the time though, this is not who we truly are and we can change a lot of things in our lives if we just believe in ourselves.

Finding your weaknesses and working towards improving them can truly help you get some much needed strength in many aspects of your life. You will be able to tackle problems a lot easier and you will know that no matter what comes your way you will be able to pull through successfully.

Moreover, you will be able to go ahead and do things that would normally be out of your comfort zone, like apply for a job you always wanted or talk to a certain person you never had the courage to. Finding your weaknesses and turning them around can give you a new perspective in life and help set you free of things that would normally hold you back.

“Don’t weaken yourself by surrendering to your weaknesses. Strengthen yourself by conquering your weaknesses.” – Dr T.P.Chia

2. It can help you focus on improving yourself

Understanding and accepting your weaknesses can be the best way for you to start working towards improving yourself. Most of the time, we are the only ones who hold ourselves back from further improving and chasing after our dreams.

If you have decided this is the time for you to make a change, start by asking those around you what they believe is a weakness of yours that affects the relationship between the two of you. This is the best way to start working on yourself and improving yourself so you make those who matter to you happier.

Even though this might be a baby step compared to others, it can be just the boost that you need in order to start taking bigger and more important steps towards improving yourself and creating a new life for you.

3. It can help you fight mental illness

A person who solely focuses on their weaknesses is often very weak and has no motivation to do anything important to change their lives. This is a case where these people don’t actually know about their weaknesses but they usually believe that they have far more weaknesses than they actually do.

This causes their self-esteem to become very low, and they feel completely unmotivated to do anything. In order to turn this situation around, you will have to go ahead and list your weaknesses on a piece of paper. Have a person you really trust go through this list and tell you which ones are truly there and which are not.

Having the help of someone who knows you well should help you start understanding that you are being too harsh on yourself and that you need to break out of this difficult circle. When you start working on those weaknesses and actually start doing something about them, you will see that your mood will improve and you will be fighting against the mental health problem that has been bothering you and holding you back.

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison

4. It can help you become a better version of yourself

One of the most important things to keep in mind is that nobody is perfect and nobody started out as successful and confident. It always takes time to become either of those things and in order to get there, a person will have to work hard on getting to know themselves better and focus on making all their weaknesses into strengths.

While having weaknesses isn’t a bad thing, it can turn into a problem when the person spends too much time focusing on them and analyzing all the scenarios where their weaknesses can hold them back. It is important that you always accept and understand your weaknesses but also work on improving them in order to live the life that you dream of.

Share with us a weakness you were able to turn into a strength! Let us know in the comments below.

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There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity



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In just a few weeks, we will be wrapping up 2023. Can you believe it? This year has been absolutely incredible for me.

I have seen amazing doors opened, new relationships formed and I am seeing dreams realized in my life. While this seems like the hallmarks of a great year, this has also been the most challenging year of my life. With all of the change happening in my life, I have been forced out of my comfort zone and challenged to grow in every area of my life.

I can truly say that I have made the most of my moments this year and I have used everything as a catalyst for maximizing my greatest potential.

As a revolutionary leader, I have the pleasure of consulting and advising leaders around the world to fulfill purpose, realize their greatest potential and make an impact.

I want to share some insights with you that will help you to break cycles of mediocrity and manifest your greatness

Everything legal must come through the matrix

I am sure that some of you are wondering why I am using the term matrix. However, what you have to understand is that I am trying to make a highly complex spiritual principle practical to understand.

Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, every life has an origin and I believe that origin is divine and begins with eternity. You are birthed from eternity and into time to fulfill a unique purpose and assignment in your lifetime and generation.

The matrix is simply the portal or vehicle that brings something out of the invisible realm and into tangible form. The problem with much of the teaching today is that it excludes the matrix. We are told to believe that success is instantaneous and overnight.

Nobody talks about how a dream progresses through stages beginning with visualization and ultimately culminating in manifestation. Without a matrix or portal then everything that you attempt to birth and build will be illegal.

The matrix not only makes you legal but it gives you the authority and power to function as the greatest expression of who you were created to be. 

Every matrix has an incubation process

While many people admire and respect me today, I remember a time when nobody knew who I was or the significance of my message. How did I get to where I am today? I got here through an incubation process.

In other words, everything that has been destined for your life is incubating and awaiting a set time of manifestation. The problem is that most people live their entire lives idle and never initiate the incubation process.

What do I meany by that? Most people are living reckless and very few people are living intentionally. I am amazed at the number of people I have conversations with that have no vision, goals or strategies for their lives. They show great promise and they have undeniable potential.

However, without development they will die with their dreams still in them.

Everything that has been destined for your life must be incubated and converted to become realities born to time. 

“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin to build.” – Robert Collier

You must give expression to that which is not yet born to time

When you think about a matrix or a prophetic incubation process, you have to understand that potential is often unrealized and untapped. In other words, your potential is in raw form and your potential cannot serve you as long as it is untapped.

The thing that makes me valuable is that I have the ability to convert potential into power. I have done it in my own life and I have empowered leaders around the world to do the same. How do you convert potential into power?

First, it is important to note that you have to perceive potential. If you cannot perceive your potential then you can never cultivate your potential. In addition, you must take the time to cultivate your potential. We often get excited about our capabilities; however, we never expand our capacity in order to realize our greatest potential.

In other words, the strength of your potential is only discovered through your willingness to stretch. The more we are challenged the more we are empowered to expand our capacity for greatness. Most of all, you must begin to express your potential. The expression of potential is different for every person.

For example, the expression of my potential is best demonstrated through the thoughts, ideas, products, services, books, etc.

For another person the expression of potential may look like a screenplay, artwork, sports, scientific discoveries, medical breakthroughs, etc.

Regardless of the form of expression, I know that you will live empty and unfulfilled until you make the decision to express your potential. The expression of your potential gives voice to your dreams, life to your vision, significance to your moments and activates your true power.

You must manifest your greatness

As a revolutionary thinker and leader, my work has impacted people around the world. I am grateful that my life is a source of empowerment to so many people. However, before anyone could ever benefit from my life, I had to make a non-negotiable decision to become who I was born to be.

I wish I could tell you that this journey is easy and that you will get there overnight. However, in a world that celebrates us for doing we are often criticized for being. As a result, I wasted a lot of time trying to be who other people wanted me to be instead of being who I was born to be.

There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity. It is through our bravery to be vulnerable that we ultimately manifest our greatness. We do not bless the world by being a duplicate. We bless the world when we honor our difference. When you honor your difference you honor your potential.

Ultimately, your difference is how you manifest your greatness.

When you present anything but your authentic self to the world, you are playing small and you are robbing the world of your significance. Manifesting your greatness requires you to master your gifts.

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