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“Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.” Lisa See Growing up as a teenager, words flowing on a page were never an issue for me, quite the contrary. It was more like too many words without any reason. With #2Connectedness and #3Ideation, what was...read more
For anyone who follows these posts, there is supposedly a path to follow of a post a day on each of the 34 Clifton StrengthsFinder® talent themes, introducing the individual guide we just re-published on Amazon. That was the plan, until yesterday. Was it a...read more
"Whenever something bad happens, keep calm, take a few deep breaths and shift the focus to something positive." Roy. T. Bennett This was obviously said well before COVID, but it still applies. The question is how do you apply it. It is often so simple to get stuck....read more
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” Charles Darwin Although #26Adaptability, according to the Clifton StrengthsFinder®, comes in quite low for me, it would appear being...read more
“Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” C. S. Lewis Moving forward for most of us may be a daunting thought, especially with the massively high rates of unemployment. The world...read more
Goal setting, SMART goals, forming habits, getting stuff done. First you have to overcome procrastination. It probably all sounds simple to someone who has executing strengths in their top 5. However, for someone like myself who doesn't have an executing talent until...read more
"Be the change you wish to see in the world." Mahatma Gandhi Words so true if you want to make a difference. Difference is great, as long as you accept the difference in others. Let's delve into what is change? The definition of change as a verb is to make or become...read more
Lead into your day with a self assuring presence listening to a 10 minute guided strengths meditation. Join Danny Crouch from Choose Your Chapter using strengths language to inspire your innate talents through mindful meditation. Self-Assurance is a talent theme...read more
Allowing your Ideation talent to play can open a world of creativity and fun. Knowing your top 5 talents according to the Clifton StrengthFinder® enables you to play with excellence. I found this out making the following short 22sec video. Rummaging through stock...read more
“There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organisations’ overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction and cash flow. It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long...read more
"I get knocked down, but I get up again. You're never going to keep me down..." Tubthumping Are you familiar with the lyrics? That is the expectation in boys and men in sports and life, "Man Up" is often heard on the sporting field. When you get knocked down, it's...read more
"Strategists are 'pattern whisperers', naturally able to discern what is important in the “big picture” and what to do to get there." Stephen Pellegrino, Strengths Coach Choosing the strategic path can be simple for someone who has Strategic ™ as a top 5 strength....read more
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