Wait, didn’t I say to never work on weaknesses in another article? Yes and no.
You’d think that if you asked for a laundry list of things, and got 90%, you should be content since you got the majority. In another article I talk about whether to double down on your strengths like many guru types talk about like Gary Vee and Tai Lopez. But really, you’ve got to work on your weakness too.
The better question is what weakness should I work on?! Never fear, Truth Cake has the answer.
First, consider the ability to get what you’re looking for like following a recipe.
Obtaining health, wealth, and love tend to require you having all the ingredients to get the result you’re looking for. If you’re trying to make a bunch of cash, thinking about the business operations alone without doing the mental mindset programming like prescribed in books like Think and Grow Rich will likely result in you making money either slowly, not at all, or actually attaining money but losing it all quickly thereafter.
The Rx for wealth has lots of things – work ethic, risk taking, mindset programming, business knowledge, etc. If you don’t have all of them, you have to hope that some missing ingredient magically (and unlikely) falls into place.
Every good witch knows that magic happens when all of the stars align!
You don’t need to get one or two things right, you need them all.
Same thing for happiness – you need some blend of Health, Wealth and Love to brew up a heaping cup of happiness.
Same thing for love – you need to not only know how to find someone, but how to be someone that a mate would actually want to stick around with.
Same thing for health – you can workout everyday but if you eat like garbage, you’re not getting the body you want.
Same thing for building a car to go somewhere – you can get a frame, tires, and an engine, but if with no gas, you’re not going anywhere.
Being “close” on following recipes is only protecting your ego. “I was sooo close, I went to bake a truth cake and got ALL the ingredients just right, except I never added flour!” Whoops – you lose.
When you think of your weakness to work on, you want it to be in the SAME list of ingredients to get what you want. If you wanted to have a better physique, you’d find the weakness to work on. So you want to break down your recipe lists from general (Happiness), to one of the 3 ingredients in Happiness such as Health. Then from the Health recipe you see a list of things like Diet, Working Out, Meditation, Sleep, etc and you’d pick Working Out. Then there would be exercise lists in that recipe. If your legs weren’t developed and that was your weakness, you’d work on better leg routines. This is a great weakness to work on that helps your happiness. In contrast, a BAD weakness to work on for Happiness is “football skills” – you’re weak at that, and you’re probably not going to get so much better that it will matter, so don’t bother.
In the end consider your goal in the smallest and easiest recipe it can be, and work on weaknesses there. Because you usually need everything to get anything at all that you want to happen.
Start demanding and working towards everything, because you’re likely to get nothing otherwise.