This post from the Novelty Revisions blog reminds us that everyone is good at something.
I am not good at public speaking.
It doesn’t matter how much I prepare, how knowledgable I am on a subject, or who I’m talking to. If I have to stand up in front of a group of people and present anything, either spontaneously or after hours of practice, I am, and possibly always will be, bad at it.
This used to haunt and disappoint me. I’d stand in front of a mirror after practicing my speech for a class in high school and ask myself, out loud, “Why can’t you just be good at this?”
There were times this weakness has made me feel like I’m not really good at anything at all.
But the truth is, everyone has at least one thing they hopelessly fail at time and again. The same way we all have at least one thing we somehow manage to excel at, even when we’re…
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