Through the exponential increase in self-awareness that Strengths provides, we can be more selective about the things and people we commit ourselves to. We will have an easier time saying no to the things that do not give us life, and seeking out opportunities that do. Often, we are able to find more ways to use our Strengths in places outside of our day-jobs. Keep reading as Sara gives us some relevant examples.
We just completed the first portion of our latest Strengths Communicators Training. It was fantastic! Recently, Brian’s business coach asked him why he was so passionate about this training. Brian’s answer didn’t surprise us, but it did give us deeper insight into why we priorities what we do. Keep reading to hear the story.
‘Phantom Strengths’ is not an official Gallup or Leadership Vision term. It is simply how we describe various Talents combining to look like a Strength that a person doesn’t actually have. Sometimes it may be in an individual’s top ten and you simply don’t know it. Other times, it is the pairing of Talents that may lead you to believe an individual has a Strength they do not have. Keep reading as Steph explains more about what these are, how to spot them, and why it matters.
Since our team is on vacation this week, and you probably are too, we decided to provide you with a few of our favorite posts to read, or re-read, as you relax. We’re in the middle of a project to better organize all of our archived articles, to provide a more useful resource for you. These three posts stood out as great examples of why personal Strengths development is so important. Take a few extra minutes to reflect on your own Strengths…by the lake, the pool, or in the hammock!