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Planning ahead, controlling what you can control, and getting out of your comfort zone will not guarantee that you will instantly become more adaptable. Rather, they are an exercise in helping you use your Strengths in ways that will allow you to make the most of a bad situation.
Engaging in StrengthsFinder language makes a difference in your personal and professional life and in the world. When you’re leaning into your Strengths not only are you more productive and happy, but you’re serving the world in your own unique way. Here are four ways to become fluent in the language of StrengthsFinder.
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Leading through change is a constant challenge for all leaders. No matter your scope of influence or the number of people being affected, change will always be one of the challenges facing leaders. Change will test your adaptive capacities. Change will cast shadows of doubt within yourself, cloud your vision of the future, and erode the clarity of a well-planned strategy. Change may threaten relational trust and distract even the most focused of your team. On the other hand, change can be a welcome catalyst for greater clarity, compassion, and community.
A person with the strength of Command is inspired to take charge, they are not afraid to make an impact on people where others may fear doing so. Command inspires people to express themselves and their feelings, to inspire others to act strongly for their sake and safety.
Cooking is something universally shared by everyone. While the level of expertise varies, it’s something all of us can relate to. Whether it’s heating up a meal in the microwave, or preparing a 5 course Gordon Ramsay masterpiece, the act of cooking, and eating, typically draws people together. One simple activity we have found particularly effective […]
Have you ever marveled at way a person can multi-task and then she goes and juggles one more thing? Have you ever noticed the leader who can develop a strong 5-year strategy and deliver on that strategy by getting the right people together at the right time, mixing new and complex elements in a new season, and accomplish goals that end up surpassing quotas or expectations? That leader might have the strength of Arranger.
All of us are unique. There is no magic formula or shortcut to success based on leveraging talents. But, you can start the process, and move along that path. Strengthsfinder can point you in a direction, but you will need to journey down the path.
Using StrengthsFinder to work with clients on a long term basis is some of our most rewarding work. When you’re in the same organization for an extended period of time, you get to see how a strengths based culture can exist. You can also see positive change happen, and often, revenues grow. We began our […]
Have you ever worked with someone who is known for responding to any kind of situation or task by asking, “Why?” “How do you know?” “Ahhh, why?” “Where did you learn that?” “Well, Why?” This person may have the strength of Analytical.
Over the past decade I have had the honor of working with dozens of organizations and individuals around the topics of maximizing productivity, increased self-awareness and more. One thing that consistently happens whenever I visit any type of organization is that there are always employees are more engaged than others, and some that are actively […]
Have you ever seen those people who can walk into any situation or any environment both calm and excited? Do you know someone who seems to really be okay with change… and even helps lead others through a change process? Or that person who seems to not plan ahead, but always seems to get the job done. These people may have the strength of Adaptability.
My son has a board book called “Baby Penguins Everywhere.” It’s the story of one lonely penguin, who suddenly finds herself surrounded by dozens and dozens of baby penguins. At first, she is happy for the company. They play in the snow, making snowballs, sliding down hills, and doing other things animated penguins do. At […]
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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.