Monthly Archives: February 2016

Partnerships are a breeding ground for good decision-making.

Being able to value an alternative perspective (especially those in direct opposition to my way of thinking) is a skill that I could spend my entire lifetime cultivating. Frequently, I want to rush…

Preparing for the future may require looking to the past.

Teddy Roosevelt’s quote indicates that he appreciated a historical perspective. When the past is forgotten, we are more likely to encounter mistakes that could have been avoided. Individuals with Context…

Competition starts . . . and ends . . . with you.

In my book, Unstuck at Last: Using Your Strengths to Get What You Want, I come clean about my competitive nature. While a male author might have chosen to brag…

Like to write and talk? You have Communication talents!

Individuals with Connectedness strengths accept the mysteries in life.

Abraham Lincoln understood the beauty of CONSISTENCY.

Those with Belief strengths stand strong . . . like a rock

Jefferson, our third President, was a not exactly a fashionista. He had is own unique personal style of dress. Although in this quote Jefferson encourages others to join into fashionable…

Making decisions is what people with Command do!

Are you someone who takes charge? Speaks up? Needs honesty? Your presence draws others towards you. It allows you to influence their opinions. While some might shy away from conflict,…

The original multi-tasker – The Arranger

When an Arranger is in your midst, she sees the best way to get things done. She considers the alternatives and then reveals the best way to accomplish the task….

Individuals with Analytical strengths know this to be true!

Bring on the data, the facts, and the proof! Remove the biases, the human errors, and the emotional displays. When your teammate has Analytical strengths, you will learn to come…