A Key Factor to Sharpening your Strengths

Re-post from December 2011 The most successful leaders are ones who have found, developed and are using their strengths. If we want to reach our potential in life then sharpening our strengths is a key factor. We must develop our strengths while having other people around us who can complement our weaknesses, thus allowing us […]

Maximize your Leadership by Discovering your Talents

To maximize your leadership results and productivity then you must discover and then be intentional about working in our areas of greatest talent. I have learned finding your personal talents is a process. It usually takes time to move from a broad perspective of what your talents might be to clearly identifying them. Finding your […]

How Leaders Handle Personal Weaknesses

Every leader has a different set of personal strengths. We are most productive and effective when we are working in our strength zones. This means we are not as good or productive when working outside of our strengths. It’s a fact every leader has areas of weakness. Donald Clifton in Now, Discover Your Strength said, […]

What Talent Provides a Leader

To maximize your leadership requires finding, developing, and concentrating on your greatest areas of talents. Donald Clifton says talents are “your naturally recurring patterns of thoughts, feelings, or behaviors.” They are the unique skills and abilities you were born with. Talent provides a leader with these positive things: A position- Every organization needs a talented […]

What Practice Does for your Talents

To reach your personal potential requires practicing in the areas of your greatest talents (Click here to Tweet that). In Outliers Malcolm Gladwell said, “Researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number for true expertise: ten thousand hours” This takes roughly ten years to accomplish. To become an expert in your talents […]

How The Law of Dharma Impacts your Leadership

To live a significant and impactful life requires concentrating on your personal talents. I recently discovered The Law of Dharma and with research found it was from Deepak Chopra’s book, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. The Law of Dharma says, You have a unique talent and a unique way of expressing it. There is […]

The Purpose of a Christian Leader’s Talents

I have the privilege and honor to be guest posting for Juan Cruz who blogs at Leading Everyday.  Below is a preview of the post but you‘ll need to head over to his site to read the entire post. To understand the purpose of your God given talents first requires knowing the Spiritual Leadership Talent […]

Maximizing your Strengths

[I’m currently on vacation until July 28th. During this time, I’ll be offline. While I’m gone I’ll be sharing some of my most popular posts. I will not be replying to the comments, however please still share your thoughts because this community is great at leading discussions.] If you want to reach your personal and […]

Strengths Myths

In Strengths Based Leadership the authors said, “A leader needs to know his strengths as a carpenter knows his tools, as a physician knows the instruments at her disposal. What great leaders have in common is that each truly knows his or her strengths.” If you want to maximize your strengths then it requires avoiding […]

Spiritual Leadership Principle- Talents

Spiritual Leadership Principle: If you want to be an effective Christian and leader then you need to know the significance of your talents. This is because when a person puts into action the talent principle they will be moving toward their life purpose and potential. This happens when you find, develop, and use the talents […]

Talent Quotes

I have already shared some quotes on Leadership, Success, Attitude, and Personal Growth.Today I would like to share some talent quotes. Enjoy, “Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.” ~Erica Jong “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the […]

Finding Personal Talents is a Process

It’s essential for leaders to find their personal talents, which is defined as, “Special natural abilities”. Each person has been given a unique set of talents but in my observation not everyone has found them. It is important for leaders to find personal talents because finding your talents brings purpose into your life. This is […]