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Posts Tagged: strengthsfinder
Attempting to be something you are not it futile and it often leads to more frustration. You must find the leadership style that works for you.
Don Clifton. Good ole Don. Oh Don. Don’t you just love Don? Just kidding. Until today, I had no idea who Don Clifton was. However, I’m pretty sure he changed my life and he might change yours, too. Don Clifton was a psychologist who asked a groundbreaking question in his field: “What will happen when… Read more »
More and more, managers are being encouraged to use positive reinforcement in their employee reviews, rather than focusing on weaknesses. The argument is that by doing this, employees are more productive and engaged in their work. Opponents of such a management technique say that discussing negatives, or ranking employees against each other, can actually encourage… Read more »
I know StrengthsFinder 2.0 has been mentioned in the GovLoop community, but I want to vouch for it. If you haven’t already taken this online survey, check it out at http://strengths.gallup.com/default.aspx. The survey tests your preferences among 34 themes and spits out a nice report on your top five strengths. These are the areas where… Read more »