Most of us would rather be brilliant on purpose, than accidentally so. The focus is usually on WHAT you do and HOW you do it, but knowing WHEN and WHERE you are at your best is just as valuable as knowing what and how.
Dozens of studies have documented actual ROI in key performance indicators for organizations that encourage managers to intentionally provide opportunities for people to do what they do best.
By playing to your strengths, by focusing on activities that make you feel strong, you will have an easier time mitigating the effect of stuff that drains you.
Get a jump of 2013. You have a native genius, we all do. But that natural ability gets bruised and bullied by the urgencies of running a business. A 90-minute StandOut debriefing session will help you refocus on activities that make you feel strong.
You want to form a very effective team – who would you select? A group of random generalists who will try as hard as they can to do whatever it is you want them to do? Or – A group of individuals who have demonstrated expertise in the various elements of the task at hand?