A lot of research has been done in the science of strengths and weaknesses. Most research tells us that we need to stay in our strength zones.
And I’m a strong believer that we see the greatest results when we apply our strengths to what we’re doing.
However, I’ve come to believe that we’re doing a disservice when we dismiss our weaknesses.
Why Strengths Are Great
Our strengths are the areas in our lives that we rock at. These are things like being a visionary, including others in what you do, or in a desire to achieve goals.
By focusing on these strengths, we’re able to play to our natural talents. We’re able to do what we were created for.
We also feel great when we are working in our strengths. Read more...
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In 2001 there was a movie released titled Bubble Boy. It was a comedy that failed yet the story can be inspirational.
The movie revolved around Jimmy Livingston. Having been born without an immune system, he was forced to live in a sterile environment.
When his neighbor moves away, she gives Jimmy a gift. A snow globe with the words “I love you” inside. This motivated Jimmy.
Jimmy build himself a bubble suit and sets off on a quest to find the girl.
Throughout the movie, Jimmy runs into multiple obstacles but continues on his journey. Eventually he finds the girl at the altar.
What would you do at this point?
Jimmy decides to take off his bubble suit so he can finally touch the girl he loves. He kisses her and promptly faints. Read more...