Biological bingo at birth? Chaos at conception? Delivered with a destiny? Specific not spontaneous?
The study of being born right or left handed is called, “handedness”.
The majority of people are born right handed.
Those who are left handed tend to score higher on tests.
However, right handed people, on average, tend to live longer by nine years.
Various theories of which hand will be dominant are often debated.
From genetics, to the position of the baby’s body in the womb, to, and I thought this was interesting, babies who undergo ultrasound technology before birth, have a slightly higher chance of being left handed.
Two left handed parents?
There is a 26% chance the their child may be as well.
In baseball, the highest all time batting averages over a lifetime career are from left handed hitters.
What does this have to do with anything?
With one thing.
We are each born with strengths.
A pre-existing tendency toward success in specific activities, if you will.
Got a kid who throws left handed?
Be thinking pitcher, first base or outfield.
Got a kid who can equally get the lay up from the right and left side of the boards?
Probably can shoot from both sides of the bucket, and catch the attention of college scouts.
Got a little girl who is left handed?
May have a shot at being the first female President Of The United States.
Are you a hiring manager?
Are you working for an international talent acquisition firm?
An educator who is developing and producing the next generation?
The talent you are recruiting?
Righty or lefty?
We are born with gifts and talents which need to be developed, once they are discovered or recognized.
Look for the undeveloped gifts in others.
Find a person within your organization with a keen eye toward recognizing these gifts.
To lead you to the leaders who will in turn lead others to success.
Look for strengths.
Direct them toward what they can do and do well.
Not what they can’t do.
Discover who they are.
Not who you want them to be.
Whether they be left handed or right handed.