Know Who You Are and Aren’t


By Holly Herman
iStock_000004639317MediumSetting goals and making plans can be tricky. Meaningful goals are ones that play to your strengths. I’ve known many people who’ve tried very hard to achieve something that only ends up in frustration. Most often these unsuccessful achievements—the ones that don’t get accomplished—are the ones that tap into that person’s weaknesses. While goals may be good in theory, practically speaking, setting goals that aren’t meaningful—that don’t play to your strengths—is like preparing to fight an uphill battle: it doesn’t get won. Here are some thoughts to ponder that may help before you set off to accomplish something.

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