Many of us buy into the myth that talent and motivation are totally separate things. A strengths-based approach, however, debunks this. Simply put, your talents are your motivations; they're usually inseparable. A strengths expert explains.
How a focused and determined new manager of an underperforming hotel tightened expectations, showed the staff their potential, and turned the property's finances around.
Leaders who want to develop their organizations or constituencies need to implement the basics of mentoring. Don Clifton, co-author of Now, Discover Your Strengths, shares his thoughts on six basics of mentoring that every leader needs to know.
People strong in the Arranger theme can organize, but they also have a flexibility that complements this ability. They like to figure out how all of the pieces and resources can be arranged for maximum productivity.
If you want to reveal your talents, monitor your spontaneous, top-of-mind reactions to the situations you encounter. These top-of-mind reactions provide the best trace of your talents. They reveal the location of strong mental connections.