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StrengthsFinder’s Common Language

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The StrengthsFinder assessment allows you to develop a "common language" in your organization.

 The Common Language   One of the greatest benefits StrengthsFinder gives you is an opportunity to create a “common language” within the workplace. Recognize that each of your employees are bringing their own perspectives into the company, and their own way of looking at things. By focusing on embracing and accepting the 34 Signature Themes…

Professional Development with StrengthsFinder

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StrengthsFinder Development

StrengthsFinder for Development   As of the time of this writing, over 12 million people have taken the Gallup StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment — most through their place of employment. For many, it’s merely an exercise and becomes just another test. Smart companies, however, know how to use StrengthsFinder for Professional Development of their people. They…

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…

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…

Finding Fulfillment in Strengths

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Finding Fulfillment   It’s pretty obvious in the world today that many of us (most?) are not engaged in lives that are fulfilling. Yet the need for fulfillment is a need that is universal and desired by all of us.   In this wonderful article by DeAnna Murphy, CEO and Founder of Strengths Strategy, she…

Talents: Magnets to Attract or Repel

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Talents are like magnets: they attract or repel.

Talents Attract or Repel   Do you attract or repel?   As you develop and grow in your natural talents and gifts, you will soon discover that you are attracted to some talents and repelled by others. So what’s going on here? Do you want to know why you attract some, and others, not so…

Harmony Equals Happy

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Harmony equals happiness.

If you are strong in the ‪StrengthsFinder talent theme of ‪Harmony, you are looking for balance, order and peace. You want people to be happy and fulfilled and believe this can be best achieved through circumstances in which there is a win/win for everyone.   For you, harmony equals happiness! You would a agree with Thomas Merton when…

Competition: Driven to Win

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Competition: driven to measure performance.

Competition: The Drive to Win   “Man, that guy is a sore loser! You’d think that not winning is the end of the world. Good grief! He had amazing growth year over year. Why can’t he be happy with what he achieved?”   “What do you think of Bobby’s mom when the kids are playing at…

Developers Encourage Others

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A Developer likes to encourage and develop others.

If you are a ‪Developer,  you love to see the little steps of progress. You like to see people move forward, to grow, to achieve, and you notice every improvement. You are an excellent mentor to others. You empower them!     For more information about StrengthsFinder, visit www.GallupStrengthsCenter.com.     Rhonda Knight Boyle is the founder…

5 Steps to Get Yourself Unstuck

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Get Unstuck in Five Simple Steps   Ugh. Stuck again? Yeah, well, most of us get stuck at one time or another and get mired in our circumstances and can’t figure out how to get out. The secret is to MOVE. Somewhere. Anywhere. If you do, then everything changes, even if only slightly.    …