Do We Need to Compensate for Our Weaknesses?

I don’t attempt to compensate for my weakness because the term compensate implies an exchange based on needed something extra to make up for something else. 

I seek to understand, anticipate and address my weaknesses through effective risk management, decision making and critical reflection.

Weakness on its own is not a ‘deficiency’ or something to hide or be ashamed of. When combined with actions that are ill conceived, weakness manifests and has potentially negative outcomes.

When dealt with appropriately, weakness is part of a state of being that offers one a route map to avoid and one to follow. 

One thought on “Do We Need to Compensate for Our Weaknesses?

  1. Weakness must have an opposite which is defined by “weakness” itself. We can’t be aware of strengths, or whatever the opposite of “weakness” is we don’t understand “weakness?” Good post! Thanks for sharing

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