Being Well-Rounded Is Making You Weak

The obsession to be a well-rounded person is handicapping your ability to make an impact.

Some people might not like it, but the truth is: you an I are naturally inclined towards certain things.

Let me be clear: we aren’t “wired” a certain way.

This isn’t an argument for genetic determinism, but we do have definite proclivities.

You know, the things that make you you.  If you amplify those, it's going to be much more effective than trying to manage your weak links. 

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Keep Pulling

Keep pulling.  Those threads are more closely woven than you think.

There’s a story that I haven’t shared with many people, but let me start out with a thought...

When I’m working with clients, I try to err more on the side of “existential” than “analytical.” I think it’s the Gestalt psychotherapy influence, but rather than find “the reason why,” I tend to think it’s more useful to stick with the two pillars:

  • Now, & 

  • How

What’s going on right here and right now? And how is it occurring?

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