Don’t let what you cannot do, interfere with what you can do.
(Quote attributed to John Wooden)
If you’re having trouble in a certain area, you should concentrate your effort there… right?
Let’s say your weakness is sugar. You love soft drinks and pie. Consequently, your gut is spilling over your waist band.
The best thing to do is put all your effort into controlling your sugar intake — that’s the standard advice, but it may be bad advice.
Here’s a secret to success you may not have heard before: Work on your strengths, not your weaknesses.
Do what you’re good at. Focus on what you’re succeeding at… and the rest will come around.
Roadturn Challenge: Try it. Stop worrying about your weaknesses for one weak. Instead, throw your enthusiasm into building your successes.
Roadturn Principle: The worst advice in the world is bad advice.
Let’s talk about it.