The Leadership Vision Resource Library
For many of us, the words, “team building” conjure up images of trust falls, paper towers, and high ropes. For others, there are flashbacks to awkward icebreakers and invasions of personal space. As you plan your next Team building session, keep these four tips in mind to get the most out of your experience.
Quite often we encounter individuals who want to take their knowledge and awareness of Strengths to a deeper level. In fact, it’s rare when people don’t want to do this. For personal or professional reasons, Strengths education helps everyone become more of who they are. If you’d like to go to the next level with Strengths, consider joining our Strengths Communicator Training in January. In Today’s post, Bethany and Nathan discuss via webinar, what this training is, and how you might benefit.
Recently, Bethany has developed an even greater affection for the 1 to 1 Conversation. She stumbled upon a quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow which states, “A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.” In the work we do, this is the place where we learn: the 1 to 1 Conversation. In today’s post, Bethany von Steinbergs shares a few things she has learned about the power of listening in a Strengths conversation.
When Brian reflected on transitions throughout his life – various jobs, relationships, family dynamics – he realized he does not transition well. He quickly embraces what is next, without much thought given to healthy transition. After much reflection, he has learned how to utilize his Strengths in these situations. Keep reading and see what you can apply to your own life.
There is something special about this time of year. Getting together with family, eating amazing food, and sharing the ways our lives have changed over the previous 365 days. Reflection is a powerful process that can remind you of the good things, and teach you something about the bad. Our team spent time thinking about what we are thankful for this year. As you reflect on your own year, here is a glimpse into ours.
This picture illustrates how my brain works – always focused on the horizon. I ask, “Where am I headed?” and “How can I get there?” Do you get so zoned in on something the rest of the world does not exist? Is it hard when someone interrupts something you are doing? Do you find it […]
When we look only for opportunities to lead, we often miss the more frequent and more common opportunities for meaningful influence. Influence of others through the more common, relational and unsuspecting moments make the more lasting impact. But in doing so, we need to pay attention more, a lot more. I believe by focusing on […]
Are you paying attention? Small moments of influence are happening all the time, all around us – An unbelievable opportunity for personal and professional development awaiting for our participation. Here is where the measure of our influence is truly gained: we discover our passion and awareness for others, we gain an indication of our capacity […]
Please, do not focus on being a leader… it’s a waste of your time. We should not focus on leadership opportunities with a concern of ‘what’s is in it for me?’ Our time should be invested in the discovery and understanding of what is in me for all opportunities. When focused on being a leader, even in […]
I run a half dozen road races every year. I have my training plan, and goal times in place well before I start. I register for races early and immediately build a 12 week training scheduled into my life. A few years ago, my plans were suddenly thrown out the window when extreme heat changed […]
CoCo Minneapolis. It’s Official, we’re in our first space. This is a very catalytic step for us. It was time to pull the trigger on getting a place to park our brains and build on what we have been doing so well for the past few years. Building strong teams. This was getting harder for us to do […]
2012 has been dubbed The Year of the Here by us at LVC. That means many things (post coming soon). One aspect is a commitment to reading good books about teamwork, strengths, leadership, business, human development and other stuff that informs the work we do. I’ve been reading since 1st grade when Mrs. Peterson taught […]
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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.