If a friend asked you to choose an image that represents your Strengths, what image would you choose and why? Steph shares an image from her track and field days and explains how it is a visual representation of her Strengths.
As a shaper of culture, keep three things in mind: First, the convergence of cultures actually creates a new culture. Secondly, the convergence of cultures allows for individuals to grow in their unique identities. Finally, a Strengths Based approach can Infuse the world with Beauty and Brilliance through relationship and conversation.
Reflection is a simple and powerful activity. We encourage all of our clients to do it, and when you spend a little time reflecting on how your Strengths interact with the world, you can better understand how they work, and what you might need to do to get more out of them.
Recently, Joseph Valentine Dworak read the book “Strengths Based Parenting” by Dr. Mary Reckmeyer. It’s about how to apply the philosophy and methodology of StrengthsFinder to children. As a parent of two young boys, he was intrigued. Reckmeyer’s book is a worthwhile read for anyone interested in unlocking the uniqueness of their children and teaches valuable lessons on parenting in a strengths based way.
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.