Benefits of NOT Hiding Weakness

Updated: Nov 21, 2020

Situation: We all want to improve, we all want to be better. And in our corporate life, we want growth, but mostly expect salary hikes and promotions in return. It is a fact that everyone has strengths and weaknesses. During the initial stage of the career, employees are open to discuss their weaknesses along with their strengths, expect guidance to overcome the weaknesses. But isn't it true that we start hiding weaknesses when we are in our growth stages?

But as time passes, the employees with fewer weaknesses are likely to get promoted soon. This causes pressure on employees who aspire to get promoted. As overcoming weaknesses take time, people find easy ways and hide them.

So, will hiding the weaknesses solve the purpose?