One Irrefutable way to Increase your Leadership Productivity and Effectiveness

strength-weights1[1]

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 […]

How to Find Your Strengths to be an Exceptional Leader

[Side note: A family emergency happened yesterday causing me to need to concentrate and take care of my wife this week. I will not be posting any new content this week (Though I might be posting a quote post or repost). I will also be mainly offline for the next several days.] This post is […]

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 […]