The Relationship Building domain of Strength doesn’t only refer to those “touchy feely” sort of things, rather, it focuses on tapping into the uniqueness of individuals, and building relationships rooted in Strengths. Who wouldn’t want to be on a team like that!? Continue to read, and watch, as Linda teaches each of the themes in this domain of Strength.
About Linda Schubring
Posts by Linda Schubring:
We believe that strengths have seasons just like the Midwest. At Leadership Vision, we have found we utilize our strengths in different ways at different times. We live in Minnesota where there is a distinct change in all of the four seasons: autumn, winter, spring and summer. Where we live, “the weather” is a topic of conversation from basic small talk to deeper reflections on how the seasons affect perspective, mood and productivity. In much the same way, Strengths have a season as well, and you may find yourself embracing that season or waiting for it to be over.
One year for Christmas Linda bought her mom and dad StrengthsFinder books to help explain to them what she does for a living. As two individuals who are well into retirement, it was amazing to hear how the tool holds up, years down the road. It is a reminder that Strengths are applicable to everyone, in every stage of life and open a space for individuals to share their perspective. Read more to hear the story.
In our line of work at Leadership Vision, we come across remarkable people everyday. I have a hard time “turning off” my strengths lens – the filter of curiosity that causes me to wonder about people’s brilliance. For example… Why does that ER admitting nurse respond with such calm and care? I have to believe […]
Culture is important. Be that in a family, business, or informal organization (like a 4H club or book club). It leads to greater clarity of purpose and value. Without it, team members can quickly become disengaged or worse. But where does it begin?
We spend a lot of time at work. We can all name environments where there has been great fit culturally, and we can all name environments where the life seemed sucked out of you. Strengths can be used as a way to better understand what each individual can contribute to the culture.