Category Archives: Strengths

Pre-Gaming with Santa: Harnessing His Strengths for the BIG DAY

Like so many long-time clients, Santa appreciates a bit of coaching before a major event. After a few years of experimentation, we’ve finally found that it works best to have…

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…

Harnessing Your Strengths – Best Practices

Sometimes it’s nice to get a quick reminder of the way we can, and should, direct our attention to our strengths. Below are 9 strengths-based best practices that can help…

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…

When Teamwork Doesn’t Work – and Why

Teamwork, as opposed to independent work, has increased dramatically in the last two decades. Some calculate the average time spent working with others has increased 50% or more in the…

Supply Your Own Sunshine and Happiness

We are on day 31 of 2018. Thus far, we have experienced 40 days of winter, with 50 days left to go. In Indiana that means too many gray days…

Live Your Dreams

Great advice from Thoreau. Not sure how to get started? Learn your strengths and find a coach.    

How Did You Spend Your Day Today?

Did you use your strengths today at work, at home, and in your community? If not, you may be feeling a bit worn down at the end of your day….

Using My Strengths to Cross the Finish Line

Later this month I will turn 50. I’m good with it, I think. None of us are getting any younger, and if the only other option is death, I think…

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…