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Nurturers and the Nine Ways They Nurture

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Nurturers nurture

The Nine Ways that Nurturers Nurture   If your Top 5 StrengthsFinder talent themes are dominant in the Relationship Building Domain, then you like to serve others. In our work, we very simply call these Nurturers. They are naturals at uplifting, empowering others.   Nurturers nurture in a variety of ways. Some bend and flex…

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…

Ready With Words of Comfort

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empathy, Words of comfort are the best therapy.

Words of Comfort   If you are strong in the StrengthsFinder talent theme of Empathy,  you know just how others are feeling and may be able to offer the exact words of comfort that they need to hear in the moment. You have a “knowing” about most situations, that others cannot discern.   As Louis Nizer once…

Empathy: The Truth Detector

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Empathy: Intuitive & Perceptive

Empathy: The Hyper-Sensitive Feeler   “I’m never taking my girlfriend to another tear-jerker movie again — EVER! She cried through the whole thing! Geeze! Doesn’t she know the characters aren’t REAL?”   “I can’t hide my diagnosis from my sister.  She’ll know the minute she sees me that something’s wrong and within five minutes, she’ll…