Exposing selective weakness to build rapport

Overview

Last Published  01 August 2012

This tool addresses a key issue of leadership: most people in leadership roles are reluctant to face up to their weaknesses - especially senior managers. The tool is particularly suitable for senior and middle management, and is relevant for all sizes of organisation.

Tool aims
  • To understand the principles of exposing selective weaknesses
  • To draw up a list of their own behavioural strengths and weaknesses, in order to build rapport
  • To develop an appropriate strategy to expose selective weaknesses in order to build rapport.