Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fix and Restore

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Fix and Restore

Fix and Restore Do you like to restore order and fix stuff? Maybe things around the house, or maybe problems you see at work? Or maybe you see the problems that people have in their lives and you know how to help?   You may be strong in the StrengthsFinder talent theme of Restorative. You see…

Little Ray of Sunshine – Positivity

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Positivity: Little Ray of Sunshine Do you know someone who is just a little ray of sunshine — ALL the time? Nothing seems to get them down, and they smile and sparkle and shine in every circumstance? You may have bumped into someone with the StrengthsFinder‬ talent theme of Positivity.   And yes, they are really…

Self-Assurance: Gut Instinct

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Self-Assurance has Gut Instinct   If you have an inner confidence and are guided by your gut instinct, you may have the ‪StrengthsFinder talent theme of Self-Assurance. You make decisions “from the gut,” and off you go in your own direction. Those who are naturally gifted this way are independent leaders. Others follow them because they create…

Achiever: Keeping Track

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Keeping Track for Achiever   Those strong in the StrengthsFinder‬ talent theme of ‪Achiever like to keep track of what they need to do by checking things off their list as they achieve. Those checklists can be on their phone, on sticky notes, in a notebook, or in any number of forms or fashions.   A map could…

Input and Learner – the Learning Talents

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Learning Talents of Input and Learner

The Learning Talents of Input and Learner   If you are strong in the ‪StrengthsFinder talent themes of ‪Input or ‪Learner, then you love learning.   Those with Input often learn in a very focused way — for mastery. You may be an expert in one or more fields of study — those you’ve studied in depth. You become a…

Belief with Purpose

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Belief is Filled with Purpose If you are especially gifted in the StrengthsFinder talent theme of Belief, your life must be filled with purpose. You have a set of inner core values that guide your life and you must live in alignment with them. They are things like honesty, integrity, fidelity, faith and family.   You…

Promoters and the Eight Ways they Influence

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Promoters Influence in Eight Ways   If your Top 5 StrengthsFinder talent themes are dominant in the Influencing Domain, then you like to promote and move people. In our work, we very simply call these Promoters. Why? Because they spend most of their time promoting themselves, their ideas, people or products or services that they…

Strengths in History: Abraham Lincoln

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Strengths in Abraham Lincoln   Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States of America, elected in 1861 and serving until his death by assassination on April 15, 1865. How his StrengthsFinder talents and gifts played out in his life and shortened political career we can only guess. However, the evidence can be…

Strengths in Antiques

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Antiques, Input, Context

Finding Strengths in Antiques Have you ever been to an antique store or flea market? Those who love to collect vintage items and other old things may have the StrengthsFinder ‬talent theme of Input‬. And if they understand the history of the things they collect, they may have Context‬, too.   They may spend hours hunting…

People and Snowflakes are Unique

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Snowflakes and People are Unique   I know most of us are tired of the snow, but if you see people as unique as the snowflakes that fall out of the sky during a cold winter storm, you might be especially gifted in the StrengthsFinder talent theme of Individualization.   Every snowflake is different and…