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The words “Theme” and “Strength” are often misused or misunderstood. Simply put, a “Theme” is a grouping of talents. A “Strength” is a Theme which has been productively applied. At Leadership Vision, we call this “generative”, meaning it brings life to you and gives life to others. Keep reading as Bethany explains how we use these terms to develop strong teams.
Leadership Vision is offering an opportunity for you to join the 2016 Summer Institute which includes our Strengths Communicator and/or Design Lab Training. Strengths Communicator is for Strengths professionals who want to enhance their skills in order to help others understand the unique behaviors of Strengths. The Design Lab is for professionals who are practicing the delivery and integration of StrengthsFinder with groups and teams. Keep reading for more details!
What do you think is the objective of Strengths Based Leadership? At Leadership Vision, we believe Strengths Based Leadership is necessary because it turns the focus of Strengths from self, to focusing Strengths on meeting the needs of others. Keep reading as Brian explains how to handle this balancing act between an inward understanding of self, and an outward expression for others.
Carrie was surprised, sitting in the Strengths Based Leadership training, by how much it shifted her thinking about her StrengthsFinder themes. As a result, she is now approaching leadership by considering the perspective and Strengths of others, instead of trying to make others adapt to her own. The self-reflection exercises helped her acknowledge areas for growth, and areas of great strength. Continue reading to learn more about this, and consider this: How can my Strengths be used to create trust, compassion, stability and hope in those around me?
Steph is really starting to find her niche at Leadership Vision. Here, she shares what she has learned about her Strengths, and the ways they have brought life not only to herself, but our entire team. Keep reading and reflect on your own Strengths; which of them are generative to yourself and others? Which are not? How can you change that?
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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.