The NBC TV show Americas Got Talent just started its 7th season. Americas Got Talent is a contest to find the most talented people in America. It features some interesting people who showcase their unique talents or lack of talents in hopes of winning the million dollar prize and moving on to fame. The individuals […]
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 […]
If you want to reach your personal and leadership potential then it requires maximizing your strengths. This only happens if you develop and focus on the areas you are most skilled, talented, and strong in while avoiding your weaknesses. It takes being disciplined and being intentional if you want to become the best in your […]
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 to avoid our weaknesses. […]
Question: What are you doing to find, develop, and use your people’s strengths?
One of my passions is in helping other people find, develop, and use their strengths. I have learned that individuals, teams, and organizations function better when each person is working in their strength zones while avoiding areas of weakness. Doing this also plays a major role in the success or failure of an individual, team, […]
This short clip shares that we need to take responsibility to find and become better in our strengths. Question: How do you develop and stay within your strength?
C.S. Lewis is right when he said, “Every person is composed of a few themes.” We should only dabble in every area until we have found our major theme areas. But what can often happen is that we continue to dabble and be in many areas even though we have found the few areas we […]
The below story found in Matthew 25 has 4 points on a Christian leader’s talents. For it is like a man who was about to take a long journey, and he called his servants together and entrusted them with his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one–to each in […]
When it comes to learning and developing the best thing you can do is to be specific. The key is to channel your learning to a few major areas. Doing this maximizes a person’s strengths, development, and potential. This is essential because it’s too hard to focus on growing and learning in every area. This […]
In this short video Andy Stanley says, “My fully-exploited strengths were of far greater value to our organization than my marginally-improved weaknesses.” Watch this clip to hear what he says about this topic. f Question: What are your thoughts about this topic?
I have seen many leader’s who have relied and rested on their strengths without continuing to grow in them. We often rest on our strengths because those are the areas we shine and see the most results in. We often see the current positive outcomes which can fog our need for growth and development. But […]
One of my passions is helping others find, develop, and use their strengths and talents. I have written and mentored others on this topic. In finding my strengths, I talked with mentors, close friends, and focused on my passions. Which has revealed the areas where I’m strong in. Last night was the first time taking […]