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Chapter One: Pat Hand: Playing the Cards... > Chapter One: Pat Hand: Playing the C... - Pg. 20

PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS other cards. Play to your strengths and you'll walk away triumphant, ever the hero. Exploiting Strengths Now replaced by spectacular Wild West mega-movies, the old westerns have come a long way. So, too, has leadership. In the old, dusty days of leadership thinking, an aspiring leader would: decide what competencies a good leader should possess. compare his weaknesses to those competencies. fix the gap between his weakness and the competency. remember his strengths. By contrast, in our enlightened contemporary times, the new Play-to-Your-Strengths way to build leadership is to: