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Since joining Leadership Vision, Bethany has been doing her best to leverage all of her “firsts”. It is important to maximize your first year in a new role by assuming a learning posture. This means positioning your heart and mind in an “arms wide open” way, receiving each moment with impartiality, generosity, and curiosity. Keep reading to learn more about how this is done.
As leaders, sometimes we get on a stage with a bunch of rock stars and we have to take turns, leading, and shining. The Strengths movement has been great at helping us understand when it’s our turn to be up front, and when it’s our turn to be the “back-up” singer. Read more as Linda poses a great question for teams to consider about this.
The mere whisper of the word feedback from a colleague, friend, client or boss can make us wince in anticipatory fear, and plummet our thoughts into the abyss of failure. It doesn’t have to be that way, especially when we utilize the language of Strengths. Aleasha explains how having a deep and honest understanding of our own Strengths, can profoundly impact our relationships with feedback.
Strengths need time to relax. They need a time and a place where you can let your proverbial “Strengths hair” down, and just let them run wild, without trying to control or focus them. We have found that this sharpens Strengths, and makes them more generative in the moments when you need them to be “on” and “engaged” in a team environment.
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you felt completely unprepared? Have you ever thought, “there’s no way I can do [fill in your thing],” only to realize, through the perspective of those who know your Strengths well, that you can? Steph reflects on the reactions of two colleagues at a recent situations that helped shed some light on how her Strengths were perfectly situated to help here thrive.
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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.