Strengths help us understand ourselves, and others. But what happens when they are misunderstood? Today on the podcast, Steph and Nathan are back with part 2 of this series, discussing some of the most common ways certain Strengths are misunderstood, and offer insight on how to get past those misunderstandings.
We often like to talk about our StrengthsFinder themes in the best possible situation. Strengths exist when you’re at your best. Anything short of that isn’t a Strength, but a Theme. Yet life isn’t that easy. Today, Carrie shares three things she has learned about Strengths as she has examined them in the “real world.”
Making decisions can be one of the most difficult aspects of working with a team. Trying to agree on the best course of action can be a tedious and emotionally draining activity. You need to move forward, yet hope to get everyone on board. Most leaders want to create a culture where team members feel […]
Working in a strengths based organization is truly amazing. When your co-workers rely on your unique set of strengths to contribute to the vision and mission of the company, it benefits everyone. It encourages you to be more engaged, do your best work, and be more of who you are supposed to be. We often […]
The strength of Input is generative when it uses the information to inform, teach and support other people. Often, most people do not remember or recall the information that is necessary or important, here is where Input is valuable. When armed with just the right piece of information, anecdote, illustration or data point, someone with Input can be a key change agent.