The “millennial generation has grown up entirely in the digital age, so their lives have been well documented online, and are easier for us to dissect and criticize. Regardless of what you think about millennials, the fact of that matter is that shortly, they will dominate the American workforce and all of us would benefit greatly from understanding what motivates them.
To become fluent in the language of Strengths, you need to understand the behaviors behind them. These behaviors give them “meaning, depth, color, dimension, sound, timing and texture.” The behaviors, not the names, are where the uniqueness of each Strength exists. This is what participants of our Strengths Communicator Training learn to recognize. On this episode of the Leadership Vision Podcast, Nathan interviews President and CEO, Brian Schurbing, about Strengths Communicator Training. They talk about the who, what, how and why about this certification program. They also share some of the insights we’ve gleaned from participants during this process. Listen now!
On this episode of the Leadership Vision Podcast, Nathan talks with Linda Schubring (fellow Leadership Vision Consultant, and Director of Culture at Aeritae Consulting, a Tech Consulting company in St. Paul Minnesota), about the three elements that exist in all successful Strengths Based Organizations. Listen now to find out how to turn your organization into one that is focused on Strengths.
The single most important factor in determining your success as a Strengths Professional is your ability to hear and identify the talents and behaviors of Strengths. Without the ability to discern the nuances and uniqueness of Strengths, we miss the transformational potential Strengths may have. The next time we are helping someone understand their Strengths, strive to identify the Talents first and name the Strength second.
Leadership Vision is excited to announce our brand new podcast! Starting today, we’re rolling out a weekly show that will focus on how we are using Strengths to build strong People, Teams, and Organizational Culture. We hope to share our expertise in the discovery, practice, and implementation of StrengthsFinder that we have gained since we first started working with the tool in 1999. Keep reading to find out how you can listen and subscribe.