Are Your Strengths Undermining Your Success?

September 15, 2014 3:47 PM

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Are Your Strengths Undermining Your Success?

Have your strengths -- those things you like doing and are good at -- ever gotten you into trouble at work? It sounds counter-intuitive but new research suggests while many workplaces have started to advocate the use of your strengths, there is a real potential for what you do best to become a career-limiting weakness.

After enthusiastically embracing the idea of using my strengths each day at work to make what I was doing more engaging, energizing and enjoyable, I quickly discovered just "using" my strengths could be a path fraught with danger.

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