Sometimes at Leadership Vision, we play an informal game of Strengths pairings. Basically, we mash up two of the names of our Themes of Strengths to explain how they work together. We know that Strengths do not work alone. We never go one at a time with our Strengths. Rather, we try to tell a story and challenge people to see how pairs and combinations of Strengths can be discussed. In this article, Linda shares examples of Strengths pairings and how they look in different individuals.
The Importance of an Education on the 34 Themes of Strength: Bringing to Life the Themes of Strength
In order to provide a foundation for team development, continued growth in Understanding the Talents expressed in each of the Themes of Strength, and to establish a common language from which to move forward as a team, we believe a Strengths-based team or culture should start with an education around each of the 34 Themes of Strength. Here’s why!
At its core, a 201 Education Session sets a baseline for understanding the StrengthsFinder tool and each of the 34 Themes of Strength. This is a critical step if you hope to make any progress towards becoming a Strengths Based Organization. Since this is such a crucial aspect of helping individuals and teams understand their top five themes of Strength, Joseph describes how Leadership Vision conducts this vital activity.
Life is so much better when we look at areas we excel in and stop looking at the areas we wish we could excel in. It took Steph a while to realize this, but once she did, she was more content than she could imagine. Read today’s post to learn more about her journey as she begins her time with Leadership Vision.
Recently we were working with a client, and the group had several members who were resistant to names of strength. For whatever reason, these people had difficulty accepting these names, their meaning, and how these simple names could add so much to understanding themselves and others. So I thought to myself, “What’s in a name?” […]