Leading with Strengths

Leading with Strengths

Donald Clifton spent 40 years studying the strengths of great leaders. He became the father of the worldwide strengths movement – a powerful movement focused on what individuals do well. Humans enjoy substantial success when we know, develop, and employ our strengths in work and life. On the other hand, when we focus on our…

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Coaching: A Growth Accelerator

The result of coaching is accelerated growth for the leader. Strategically (and perhaps courageously) taking time to invest in a quality coaching process produces substantial dividends. In fact, most leaders are continuously learning and growing year after year. It’s certainly natural for leaders to course-correct on their own. However, coaching helps leaders achieve concentrated growth…

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Artificial Harmony

The condition known as “Artificial Harmony” is one that subtly affects many different teams. It may come as a surprise to some, but I encountered it really early on in my employment with Learning Unlimited. I contributed to the culture of being excessively pleasant and comfortable. However, “fear of conflict” related to “limited trust” prevented my…

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