Strengths Fails, Strengths Stories

Life Is Never Perfect and That’s Okay

I love Strengths because it gives people such a powerful insight into who they are and how they think versus all the people around them. I think there's something very freeing in realizing that that discomfort you sometimes feel is probably down to the fact that you have X Strength that most people don't have.… Continue reading Life Is Never Perfect and That’s Okay

Team Coaching

A Beautiful Disaster or a Tremendous Success

I have a coaching session next week with a group of ten baseball coaches to help them see how to leverage their Strengths to achieve success for their program. In many ways I've been thinking about this group of coaches like an executive team. There's the freshman division, the sophomore division, the junior varsity division,… Continue reading A Beautiful Disaster or a Tremendous Success

Strengths Stories

It’s Hard to Own Your Strengths

I am a firm believer in owning your Strengths, whatever they are. I have said this before and I will say it again: All 34 CliftonStrengths are worth having and will lead to success if you develop them into Strengths. But that can be a hard thing to do when the world has its own… Continue reading It’s Hard to Own Your Strengths

Strengths Stories

You Have to Believe in Yourself

I found Strengths through a great class for writers called Strengths for Writers. And as part of that class I am now part of a community of writers who can talk about their Strengths. It's fantastic. I highly recommend it for any writers. I shared to the group the other day an article from Gallup:… Continue reading You Have to Believe in Yourself