SIMPLY KNOWING about Executive Skills strengths and weaknesses in yourself and others is useful only if you do something about it. If you’ve read this entire book (if you’re strong in Sustained Attention, it would have been easier; if you’re weak in Task Initiation, it was likely a while before you started and got to this chapter), you understand strengths and weaknesses and how they’re found in successful people in all types of jobs, departments, and industries. You can tell where they are.

Executive Skills are a real thing, not a theory or speculation about how people might behave when executing or performing certain tasks. Once you come to terms with this fact, it becomes easier to understand and anticipate behaviors in work situations. ...

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