Tag Archives: Strengths

Bring Sunshine, Not Clouds

  At long last, it’s March. This month promises us days that require sunglasses, the warmth of spring, and the potential of bursting bulbs and buds on our bare trees….

The JoyPowered Workplace Podcast – Tips for Leaders

A huge thank you to JoDee Curtis and Susan White for having me on their podcast. We touched on how I came up with the acronym FRESH (that I explain…

Show Gratitude and Appreciation for the Strengths of Others

As we approach our nation’s day of thanks, our Thanksgiving Day holiday on November 28, it makes sense to think about the strengths of our friends, colleagues, and family members….

Did You Miss Yesterday’s Podcast?

Two-thirds of American workers are not engaged at work – which is a serious problem for business, as employee engagement has a strong impact on overall company performance. I was…

Morales SkillUpBuildUp Podcast Part II – Grow or DIE!

So grateful to Kofi Darku of Morales Groups’ SkillUpBuildUp Podcast! Thank you to Kofi for having me back to talk about the lifelong challenge we have to grow! Growth can…

HNY! BTW: Goals Need to Be More than SMART

Happy 2019! Are you considering your New Year’s resolution(s)? If so, here are some tips that can instigate greater success. We all know about SMART goals, right? The acronym has…

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…

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…

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…