Category Archives: Strengths

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…

Are you prepared for your next interview?

It takes less than a minute to Google “Most frequently asked interview questions.” Despite the few seconds that are required to complete this task, many interviewees come to interviews unprepared…

Never Underestimate Your Strengths

There’s a saying in my house . . . never, ever, underestimate your competition. With that said, and with those words firmly ingrained in my mind, I can more readily…

Are you a diamond in the rough?

Isn’t it remarkable that all diamonds start as coal? In their early days, diamonds are a far cry from the gleaming and glittery precious stones that we know them to…

Learning about strengths EARLY pays off

Yesterday morning I had the pleasure of speaking to Brebeuf Jesuit Prepartory School’s Ignatian Scholars. These high achieving students are in class designed to help themĀ fulfill their potentials – inside…

Thank you Rose-Hulman!

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of presenting to at the Rose-Hulman Supervisory Development Institute. It was a great group who quickly grasped the importance of focusing on the strengths of…

Defining “flow” is not easy

Last week I was in Chicago presenting to a number of small groups with a great friend and colleague, Joanie Muench. Among other duties, I was in charge of discussing…