Monthly Archives: March 2015

Leading with Touchy Feely Talents

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Touchy Feely Talents are critical to our humanity.

Touchy Feely Talents and How They Lead   After taking the StrengthsFinder assessment, some people are disappointed because they find themselves with Touchy-Feely talents like Adaptability, Empathy, Developer, Harmony, and Includer. Their first thought is that these are not potential Strengths, but weaknesses. They look upon them as less than some talent themes which appear…

In Harmony and Peace

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In Harmony and Peace   Do you strive for to be in harmony with peace and balance in your life and in the world around you? If so, you may be especially gifted in the StrengthsFinder talent theme of Harmony. You are an excellent negotiator who will listen to both sides of a story and make…

Deliberative and Private People

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Private People   Those strong in the ‪StrengthsFinder talent theme of Deliberative are private people. They would never dream of gossiping, or sharing their personal business — maybe not even with their closest family and friends. The risk would be too great that that the information would leak out somehow. Now way! They are all about risk management.…

See the Good With StrengthsFinder!

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Using StrengthsFinder can help train your eyes to see the good in others.

StrengthsFinder Finds the Good   Learning the 34 ‪StrengthsFinder talent themes and understanding people through their greatest gifts and talents can help train your eyes and ears to see the good in people. You can begin pointing out their natural strengths when you see them using them, and you’ll watch their self esteem grow.   The StrengthsFinder…

The Strategic Problem Solver

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Problem Solvers Use Strategic   If you are good at problem solving because you are able to look at all angles of a situation, then you may be especially gifted in the StrengthsFinder‬ talent theme of ‪Strategic. You have the unique ability to see a greater scope, discover potential obstacles and see the straight path to the…

Relator: Deep Relationships Kept Close

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Relators like deep relationships based on transparency.

Relator: Deep Relationships   If you have serious and deep relationships that have stood the test of time, you may be especially gifted with the ‪StrengthsFinder talent theme of ‪Relator. You like depth in your friendships and you keep your people close. You count on things like authenticity, transparency and honesty in those who are in your “inner…

Consistency: Justice for All

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Consistency wants justice for all.

Justice For One and All   If you love justice and balance and want all people to be treated the same, you may be especially gifted in the StrengthsFinder talent theme of Consistency. You like having rules in place to ensure that everything is fair and everyone is treated with impartiality. You don’t like rules…

Developers Nudge and Empower

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Consistency wants justice for all.

If you are especially talented in the StrengthsFinder talent theme of Developer, you may find yourself empowering others just by noticing their small steps of progress. You gently nudge them along and lift them up as they grow and develop. You see their potential and nurture them as they progress towards who you know they were…

Woo: The People People!

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People strong in Woo know a lot of people & have a large social network.

Woo: People, People and More People   “I avoid that guy at all costs. His energy is nearly overwhelming! You can tell the minute he walks in the room and all I can think about is getting out of the way.”   “Have you seen how many networking events she attends each week? Just watching…

Oops! The Life of an Activator

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If you don’t view mistakes as failure, then you may be especially gifted in the StrengthsFinder‬ talent theme of Activator‬. If you see an opportunity, you ACT. You don’t thinking about it long or make a plan, you just jump right in. You learn by DOING. And whatever happens, you gain new knowledge and experience that…