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Whose Responsible for that?

Do you fear you take too much responsibility of others? Or do you feel as though no-one takes responsibility for their actions these days? Well there is a talent according to the Clifton StrengthsFinder ® called Responsibility ®. If you have it in your top 5, you may...

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Performance Anxiety Vs Performance Review

"If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn't be here. I guarantee you that." Michelle Obama Coming up to quarterly performance reviews employees stress about whether they're going to have a job, lose their bonus or worse, be...

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The World’s Greatest Testimonial

Well according to me anyway. We all know how it feels to be appreciated and valued for what we bring. And when people offer a testimonial or words of praise it tends to be a sentence or two. However, in this case, the testimonial was so detailed and lengthy we thought...

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The Naked Emperor

Why do we wear uniforms, why do we wear masks, why do we pretend to be someone we're not? Is it because we're taught we need to be someone more, or someone better or even someone else. Are we lead to believe we need to act a certain way, feel a certain way and think a...

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The Talented Goldilocks

Do you ever find something just too hot, or just too cold or are you consistently searching for what is just right? When we focus on thoughts, emotions, and behaviors - aka talents, do we consider that perhaps when one is not aligned it may never be just right?...

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Hansel and Gretel find Strength as Siblings

Do you know the story of Hansel and Gretel? Admittedly my memory is tainted of the story and the quick 5-minute video was my interpretation of what I believe happened. However, through the focus on strengths and talents. Connecting our thoughts, emotions, and...

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Jack and the Beanstalk Built from Talents

Did you know Jack was given five beans for the family cow? Yes, 5, as in five talents according to the Clifton StrengthsFinder®. "Two in each hand and one in the mouth" he mentioned as he collected his beans. Yet those talents were thrown out the window when he...

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Superheroes with Superpowers

Superheroes may wear lycra, a mask and possibly a cape. They may be afraid of little green rocks or clowns or even showing their true identity. But why are so many of them orphans? Is there a plot behind Marvel's logic, or is there the suggestion that with great power...

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Peter Pan can fly with Strengths

Have you ever considered how Robin Williams had an affection for playing certain characters in his movies and TV shows? An Alien named Mork. A Doctor who was misunderstood named Patch. A teacher surrounded by young men forming talents in Dead Poets Society. Just to...

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