On this episode, Logan and I discuss three types of fit: Personal, Relational, and Environmental. Listen now as we unpack those three areas of fit and talk about a few things to look for to help bring some alignment around this idea. Then, evaluate your situation to determine if you are in a good Strengths fit.
On this episode of the Leadership Vision podcast, we’re confronting the assumption that specific Strengths are good “leadership Strengths.” There’s a painful idea out there that leaders should possess particular Strengths, and if a person doesn’t have them, they won’t make for an effective leader. We think it probably comes from using one or two successful leader types as the mold by which ALL leaders should copy. An effective leader can have ANY number of Strengths combinations. There is no mold.
We’re incredibly passionate about this because you can’t look at five words on a page and presume to know how that person is using their Strengths to influence others. In this episode, we work to break down these presuppositions through the use of story.
On this episode of the podcast, I’m chatting with our founder and president, Brian Schubring, about Strengths and Diversity. We know the word diversity means many things, but on the show, we’re using it to illustrate how a common language of Strengths can lead us to a greater understanding of the things that make us unique. Most often, when someone goes through an experience with Strengths, they receive their top 5 Themes and those words describe things about them. Many times, there’s an alignment happening around those words but what they mean for each person can be significantly different based on any number of factors. It’s all very positive and helpful but what we’re doing at Leadership Vision is taking it a step further. You’ve probably heard us refer to this before, but we take a behavior-based approach to interpreting and understanding Strengths at a talent level. Listen NOW to learn more!
On this mini-episode of the podcast, we’ve got a simple Strengths question for you to ponder. We’ve found that reflecting on a straightforward question can be a profound way of understanding ourselves better. When we also look at questions through a lens of Strength, we can create a much deeper level of understanding about how we interact with the world.
So today, the question is this: what gives you energy?
Reflect on the things that give you energy in life and then try to connect them back to one of your Themes of Strength.