Tag Archives: strengths

Why Hiring the Guy You Would Like To Have a Beer With Doesn’t Always Work

This is an interesting article about personality types among high performers.  The grid speaks to job fit – why it’s important to match individual strengths to job responsibilities.  And although I’m always a little resistant to personality typing, I certainly … Continue reading

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Managing to Outcomes

Strengths 60 – from Strengths Partnership  Here’s a quick video tip from my friends at Strengths Partnership.

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Are Goals a Death Wish?

“Are you aware that rushing toward a goal is a sublimated death wish? It’s no coincidence that we call them ‘deadlines’.”  Tom Robbins We’ve all been programmed to set goals for ourselves. Getting into the best college, getting a law … Continue reading

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Is Success the Road to Happiness?

A few years ago, a group of second year Harvard students was asked by their seminar leader, Tal ben Shahar, about the day they received their acceptance letter to the prestigious university.  Were they happy when they received that news?  … Continue reading

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Getting into the Flow

This morning I woke up early to spend some time in my garden.  We’ve had blisteringly hot weather over the last week, and I find that I have to water twice a day to keep my flowers and vegetables from … Continue reading

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A New Adventure in Self Improvement

Can you choose to be happy? How does happiness affect performance? And if people can choose to be happy and happier people perform better, can you teach people and organizations how? As someone who has Self Improvement as a top … Continue reading

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