Bust Three Myths

Buckingham, Marcus
February 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Feb2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p13
The author focuses on three myths that hinder employees from capitalizing on their strengths. He states that the belief that one's personality changes as he grows is not true, explaining that the just becomes more of who he already is. He believes that a person will learn and grow the most not in his areas of weakness, but in his strengths. He claims that a good team member is not well-rounded and does not do what he thinks will help the team, but identifies where his strengths lie and makes the most out of them.


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