Category Archives: strength

Being Vulnerable Takes Strength

My work as a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach leads me to frequent discussions about focusing on one’s strengths. I know what you’re thinking, “Well, duh.” But hang in there with…

Change, Like Growth, Can Be Painful and Gorgeous

The other week I worked with a team that was in the midst of tremendous change. They were past the hard part and smack-dab in the middle of the messy…

Define Your Meaning of Success

  What is success to you? Watch Matthew McConaughey’s five minute talk and he will give you a framework to think about this question. He believes that before we can…

Asking for Help Is a Strength – Great TedTalk

  This insightful, humorous, and important talk reminds all of us to ask for help when needed and give help whenever possible. The best partnerships occur when we are able…

Are you getting better every day?

In my book, Unstuck at Last: Using Your Strengths to Get What You Want, I discuss the concept of amelioration. The idea behind amelioration is continuous, ongoing, and repetitive-to-the-point-of-monotony improvement. Huge and…

Change and Adaptability. Go Together Like PB&J.

Are you happy to be present in the moment and take things as they come? If so, your strength of Adaptability is making itself known. Harness this strength to manage…

Appreciate the differences among your team members. This is where the strength of your group lies.