DWD: “The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.” – Paul Westphal

Thought of the day – Using strengths to overcome weakness
How does a ‘lower ability’ student become the world’s most well-known entrepreneurial billionaire?

Richard Branson, one of the world’s most successful billionaires, has Dyslexia. His poor literacy skills drove him to drop out of school at age 15. Branson believed he was no good at school, with the exception of sport. His natural talent for Cricket and Football saw him become captain of his school teams. In the process of utilizing the only strength he knew (sport) he inadvertently discovered another which later proved far more useful. His experiences captaining school sporting teams lead Branson to discover and develop his abilities to deeply understand and lead people – a strength he later attributed to being the most important factor for business success.

When potential is awakened, dreams become real..

We all know our children have more potential than they are yet to realize. Our team’s goal and passion is to support our client’s families in the expedition to discover and develop their children’s progress towards realising and exercising their full genetic potential.

Step 1: Identify existing strengths:

The first step is to explore and identify your child’s existing strengths. With your assistance, your Tutor will evaluate what your child does well at and feels confident with to establish a starting point to direct progress.

Step 2: Use existing strengths to overcome weaknesses:

Learning is like exercise. Weak muscles are only weak if they are yet to be strengthened. The best study workout is one that targets weakness by making use of strengths. We strategically utilize those strengths to stretch out whilst unearthing and solidifying new stepping stones of progress previously hidden under weeds of fear and inexperience ( misinterpreted as ‘weaknesses’).

Step 3: Support progress by building strength on strength:

Whilst directing your child’s learning to stretch out and uncover new strengths, we must also build them progressively by arranging scattered stepping stones to construct a strong staircase of achievement.

Step 4: Use new confidence to drive motivation:

The higher your son or daughters progress climbs, the brighter their confidence will shine and reflect in their attitudes to academic success. When this happens, your child will have the drive and momentum we can apply to power their positive cycles with full force and autonomy in the direction of expanding, realizing and functioning at their full genetic potential.

Source: http://topoftheclass.com.au/strengths.html

Joke of the day
A little girl came home from school and said to her mother, “Mommy, today in school I was punished for something that I didn’t do.” The mother exclaimed, “But that’s terrible! I’m going to have a talk with your teacher about this … by the way, what was it that you didn’t do?” The little girl replied, “My homework.”
Have a great day!


DWD: “The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.” – Paul Westphal

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