Think 80/20 When Using Your Strengths And Weakness

5 action steps to become strength-based

Think 80/20 When Using Your Strengths And Weakness

There has been an emerging practice over the past decade when it comes to using your strengths and weakness. The key practice and advice people have given is to spend your time in areas of strengths while limiting or avoiding areas of weakness. Knowing each of us have both strengths and weakness, how does a […]

Four Tricks to Manage Weakness

How to remain strength-based

Four Tricks to Manage Weakness

It is important for leaders to remain strength-based. Strengths are the skills and activities that come easily to you, cause you to be efficient, and allow you to produce the highest level results when working in them. The challenge though is that we all have weakness. These are the areas that drain our energy and […]

How to Use Mind Mapping to Find or Clarify your Strengths

2 effective mind mapping methods

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Mind mapping is a unique way to find or bring clarity to your areas of strengths. I first read about the concept of mind mapping in Ken Robinsons fantastic book, Finding Your Element. Here is how Ken describes mind mapping and how to do it: Mind mapping is a visual technique for displaying or sorting […]

Identify your Weakness to Maximize your Strengths

How to identify your weakness

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It’s easy to clearly see our areas of strengths while at the same time being blinded to our areas of weakness. Being able to honestly evaluate ourselves and identify areas of weakness is something all leaders need to be able to do. The purpose of identifying your weakness is to be able to see the […]

One Effective way to Finding your Strengths

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William Blake said, “The true method of knowledge is experiment.” Experimenting in a variety of activities can help you to find your areas of strength. The key is to participate in the activities you enjoy, have a passion for, and that pull at your deepest heartstrings. You should play or work in a variety of […]

4 Questions Every Leader Must Ask Themselves About Their Strengths

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This is a post written by Aaron Armour. Aaron has been managing teams for more than 15 years, some as large as 200 employees. He is passionate about helping managers lead people and thrill clients. Manager Launch Pad was created to help managers experience tremendous growth through practical tips, resources and mentorship. Read more about […]

Beating Extraordinary Talent

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Extraordinary talented leaders wins most of the time. But talent alone is never enough to achieve success or influence. Talent must be combined with some other essential traits. Without those traits your extraordinary talents will only take you so far. Three traits that can beat extraordinary talent include: Hard Work Professional Basketball player Kevin Durant […]

One Irrefutable way to Increase your Leadership Productivity and Effectiveness

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All of the leaders I talk with want to lead at maximum performance. They desire to be more productive at work and to increase in leadership effectiveness. I want to share with you one principle which will allow you to increase your productivity and effectiveness. While this is not a secret, in my observation it’s […]

The Three Step Formula to Unleashing your Strengths (Step 3 – Deliberately Implementing)

[This three part series will provide a step by step formula for you to begin to discover, develop, and deliberately implement your personal strengths. This is the third step, to unleashing your strengths.] To live and lead to your maximum potential requires that you take deliberate action on implementing your personal strengths so you are […]

The Three Step Formula to Unleashing your Strengths (Step 2 – Developing)

[This three part series will provide a step by step formula for you to begin to discover, develop, and deliberately implement your personal strengths. This is the second step, to unleashing your strengths.] The gap between where you are now to where you desire to be in the future is your potential. A key aspect […]

The Three Step Formula to Unleashing your Strengths (Step 1 – Discovering)

[This three part series will provide a step by step formula for you to begin to discover, develop, and deliberately implement your personal strengths.] Discovering your strengths does not automatically happen in a day but it happens over a period of time. It can be similar to a funnel. A funnel is broad at the […]

Three reasons you should be a Strength-Based Leader

Great leaders understand the value of being strength-based. A strength-based leader is someone who has found, continues to develop, and consistently works in areas of personal strengths. Below are three reason why you should be a strength-based leader: 1. You’re strongest in your strengths- Leaders are the strongest and most effective when working in areas […]