There is something positive to be witnessed when a leader chooses to embrace the individual talents of a team. In episode 50 of the THEME-ADDICTS podcast, we discuss what it means to be a strengths-aware leader. Dr. Donald Clifton said “A leader needs to know his strengths as a carpenter knows his tools, or as a physician knows the instruments at her disposal. What great leaders have in common is that each truly knows his or her strengths - and can call on the right strengths at the right time. This explains where there is no definitive list of characteristics that describe ALL leaders.”
Below are are five suggestions I would like to offer regarding your first Strengths-focused group meeting. Many companies choose to purchase the assessment codes, allow the staff time to take the assessment, and then, as a group, discuss their results. It may be the CEO, HR team, or middle manager leading the meeting. This should help jump start your success!
I have a bundle of them hanging from a hook in my office. Each one identifies the event title, my name (often misspelled), and the organization I represent. We drape them around our neck like a dog’s collar, and glance toward the upper abdomen of each person as they pass us by. Lanyards serve a […]
http://media.blubrry.com/themeaddicts/p/www.unleashstrengths.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/TA049.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS I know…I know! It has been too long since I posted an episode of THEME-ADDICTS. For that, I am sorry. I won’t make excuses, but I will in this episode. Anyway, there have been a few signs along the way […]