The Leadership Vision Resource Library
On this episode of the Leadership Vision Podcast, Carrie Jones and Nathan Freeburg talk about intentionally creating space in our lives to reflect and fill with what we need most. It’s timely and we encourage everyone to figure out what they need most to feel less frantic in life. Listen now!
The Importance of a Descriptive and Generative Approach to the Understanding and Application of Strengths (podcast)
On this episode of the podcast, Steph Wahlund and Nathan Freeburg dive into the meaning and importance of the terms Descriptive and Generative. Not only are these two key terms we ask all of our participants to understand, Not only are these two key terms we ask all of our participants to understand, but in many ways, the words Descriptive and Generative define our entire philosophy of implementing a Strengths-Based approach to people, teams, and culture. It’s important however to understand that these two words must be taken together.
Today on our podcast we’re featuring a new monthly series of reflection questions. They’re designed to help you reflect on how your Strengths have shaped who you are and provide a single action step you can take to better understand your capacity for greatest influence. Listen or read now to dive into this month’s question.
On this episode of the Leadership Vision Podcast, Sara Schlipp-Riedel and Nathan Freeburg discuss how to utilize Strengths in the context of marriage. They share examples from their own marriages about how they utilize the language and philosophy of Strengths to better understand their partners. If you’re not married, don’t worry. These examples and tips are applicable to anyone in any sort of close relationship. Listen now!
On this episode of the podcast, Linda Schubring and Nathan Freeburg talk about two traits that help build trust. Our thinking on this has been shaped by a book many of us on the team have read called, “No One Understands You and What to Do About It” by Heidi Grant Halverson. It’s about how our everyday interactions are colored by our subtle biases which distort how others see us and also shape how we see them. Or put another way, it’s about understanding perception and judgment. One of the key quotes in the book is ”we judge other people by how we perceive them. But we want to be judged by our intentions.”
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To be honest, and not overtly overdramatic, my work and relationshp with this execeptional company literally changed my life…I learned more about myself as a leader, colleague, friend, father and husband than anything I’ve done before or since.
Leadership Vision has taken Strengths training to a new level. Participants not only know the language of Strengths, but they also understand that Strengths make each person unique.
Leadership Vision gave us a lens through which to view individual and group Strengths. This self awareness is powerful; the group awareness transformational.
Our organization has been working with Leadership Vision for several years and it has been a very gratifying and rewarding experience. We have not only moved to be a “Strengths-Based” organization by having everyone in the Company go through training with Leadership Vision, but we also now have internal coaches who have been trained by […]
We have recommended the remarkable team at Leadership Vision to a number of congregations. A common response we hear is the deep appreciation for the breakthroughs on how to better understand one another in the pursuit of a common mission.