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An Organization Built on Strengths

As a leader, have you noticed how employees who are encouraged to use their strengths are more interested in what they’re doing and apply themselves more fully? They are more productive, inspired, and loyal. It’s really no surprise. When organizations lead people through their strengths, they benefit in many ways: higher sales and profits, lower […]
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Rekindle Your Passion for Work

As we prepare for some holiday family time – for those who celebrate the US day of Thanksgiving – we think about gratitude. But not everyone’s joyful at work. This would be a good time to reflect on how we can rekindle passion for the work you do. Here are some suggestions to help rekindle […]
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4 Leadership Qualities Your Followers Want

As a leader, do you have a good grasp of what leadership qualities your followers want from you? In my previous posts here  and here, I’ve been talking about the benefits of leadership that emphasizes the strengths of people, rather than trying to fix weaknesses. In Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People […]
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Strengths-Based Leadership:
Well Known Yet Not Well Used

Are you a strengths-based leader? Do you engage with your people in discussions about their strengths and talents? My recent series on mid-career crises struck a chord with readers, several of whom shared their dilemmas with me through email and comments. My frequent response is to ask people if they are doing work they love, […]
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Success and Your Brain: 4 Keys to Better Thinking

Success in business has a lot to do with your brain, but not in the way you may think. Contrary to popular belief, high achievement has very little to do with IQ, or your financial resources, knowing the right people or even luck. I see this in many professions. Success comes in different shapes and […]
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Wanted: Dream Job with Unlimited Energy

Are you living your dream job? Surveys tell us that over 80% of US workers don’t feel they are doing what they truly want to do. I believe that some of us don’t even know what we want, or what we’re truly good at, and what our real purpose in life is. In the work […]
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