When Was The Last Time You Did What You Didn’t Think You Could? Think back. Maybe you must go way, way back in that memory bank. Has it been since you were a child? For me, that’s when I did something I didn’t think I could – not for the LAST time but – for […]
Do you suffer from “Skills Burn-Out Syndrome” (SBS)? You are probably going hmm … “Skills Burn-Out Syndrome” (SBS). This sounds serious! In one of my more popular posts, I talked about the differences between talents and skills. We acquire skills throughout our careers, usually because they are required for our jobs, by our employers OR […]
Earlier this week I posted a item called Career Pivot – To Find Happiness, Forget About Passion. This obviously hit a never as it has been shared close to 100 times, I have had close to a dozen comments on the various LinkedIn groups where I posted a link and it is one of the most heavily read items in the last few months.
Skills Talents Disconnect Disorder? I’m sure you are wondering, what that the heck is Skills Talents Disconnect Disorder (STDD)? This is a serious problem that afflicts most of us in the 2nd half of life. Skills Talents Disconnect Disorder occurs when we develop skills that are not connected to our natural talents. If you are not […]
Talents versus Skills Can you differentiate between your talents versus skills? Do you know what talents you have? Do you know what skills you have? For most of us, the answer to both questions will be I do not know. We might be able to say something about our skills but …. talents…. well…. Most of us have […]
Winners, Talents, and Skills I was looking for a quote about talents and skills. I found the following quote from Hall of Fame Basketball player Larry Bird: A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals Larry […]