EES HR Blog
Nearly everyone has encountered individuals who hide behind the comfort zone of expertise. Not only is this fatiguing to others, it is professionally constraining to that individual. Thankfully these damaging behaviors can be defeated by simply being transparent, honest, and sincere as these permit an individual to lead others courageously and without fear.
Make no mistake, facing professional weaknesses (such as tardiness, long response time, lack of concern, information stinginess, rude non-verbal communication, etc.) is an emotionally daunting yet brave task and will make individuals temporarily vulnerable. The rewards, however, far outweigh the disadvantages! Below is a list of positive returns an individual should see after acknowledging and correcting one’s professional weaknesses.
Please note that changes do take time, so persistence is a must! Also, be patient with others who are working to become better. To see the advantage points of being transparent, honest, and sincere, action is needed and there's no better time like the present to begin making positive changes in the work environment and become a professional powerhouse!
Can you identify at least two professional weaknesses that need your attention?
Jessica Saxton is a researcher, writer, business marketer, and musician who recognizes the power of positivity, faith in Jesus Christ, and gratitude as an essential part of life. She holds a masters degree in professional counseling and is experienced in human resource development. She loves to help others grow through information sharing, networking, and simple encouraging words!