StrengthsFinder at Work – For Managers (part 2)

In our previous post, we discussed one strengths-based strategy for managers to use strengths and StrengthsFinder as they manage their teams. Today, we’ll share a second strategy. Strategy 2: Tailor Teamwork to Individual Strengths When people take the StrengthsFinder assessment, or do their own self-discovery to figure out their strengths, they likely felt empowered  – they […]

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StrengthsFinder at Work – For Managers (part 1)

StrengthsFinder has become a very popular tool not just for career planning, but also for team building and managing employees, as Facebook does according to Fortune’s “Inside Facebook” (Mar 2011). Strategy 1: Create StrengthsFinder Focused Development Plans The first, most powerful way to use StrengthsFinder as a manager is to center your employee development plans […]

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StrengthsFinder Resources

We updated our overview of StrengthsFinder 2.0 today and included information about popular uses of StrengthsFinder and a detailed list of the resources available after taking the assessment.   We hope this is helpful as you consider StrengthsFinder as a resource.

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Strengths Plan: Talents are Born, Strengths are Developed

It is key to remember that your talents are building blocks of strengths.  Combining your talents with skills, experience, and knowledge is what creates your strengths.  Talent alone is potential for a strength. We recommend that you make a plan to build your talents into strengths.  This doesn’t need to be complex or time consuming; […]

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Building a career based on strengths

Knowing your strengths is one part of the solution… there’s a new book for those who are building careers based on their strengths or looking at their StrengthsFinder results. Great for job seekers or anyone focused on their next career steps. 

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Sharing Your Strengths Made Easy

Telling people that your Activator or Woo may leave them scratching their heads wondering what you’re talking about.  To help them, we’ve create a quick strengths sharing page for you to explain your talents to the people in your network.  Simply select your five StrengthsFinder talents, describe them in your own words, and click share. […]

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Podcast: Operating in Your Strengths

As you explore your strengths and how to apply them in your career (and life), a podcast and blog posting by popular blogger Michael Hyatt should be helpful.   Hyatt outlines five simple steps: Take the assessment Review the results Share your strengths with others Evaluate your strengths – job match Create ways to utilize […]

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