The Myth of the Well-Rounded Leader.

The Myth of the Well-Rounded Leader.

One of the most interesting conclusions (in my opinion) of Gallup’s research is that there is no one strength that all good leaders possess. What’s more, the most effective individuals are not well-rounded at all, but instead are acutely aware of their...

May I Borrow Your … Talent?

As we become more aware of our individual strengths, it’s important to also understand and leverage the talent of others around us. Why is that? The great thing about understanding strengths (and weaknesses) is that we gain valuable self-awareness and discern where to...

No Feedback? Make It Happen.

‘Tis the season … of new graduates! One of the tough lessons I learned as I was transitioning from the world of academics to the world of professional work is, unlike school, I wasn’t consistently getting feedback. Every time I completed a task it’s not like I was...

Is Social Media Challenging for Relators?

As you faithful readers know by now, starting this blog represented a bit of a mountain for me to climb. As you also know, as a StrengthsFinder coach, I have a good handle on identifying people’s natural aptitudes and talents. If you’ll remember StrengthsFinder...