Month: July 2014

7 Insights on How Useful the Strengths Tool is for Managing Organizational Talent

Guest Post by: Jack Baxter I was first introduced to concept of strengths when a prospective employer asked me to interview for a management position. Part of their interview process was to analyze the individual’s strengths. A strength book, Now, Discover your Strengths, arrived the following day with instructions on taking the online survey and …

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Why This Millennial Loves Strength Finders ®. It’s not just a Good Business Horoscope!

Guest Blog by: Ilana Herring Ever have those days where you feel stuck, stagnant, and completely unmotivated to do anything?  My suggestion: Read the description of your top five Strengths as outlined in Strength Finders 2.0 from Tom Rath and the folks at Gallup. What is Strength Finders? ® Brandon Rigoni, Jim Asplund, and Susan …

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What is Strength-Based Leadership? VPI’s Gen-Y Explains

Does strength-based leadership work? Maybe? Yes? No? It seems like it should be a simple answer. First, let’s define the term since you may be asking yourself “What is strength-based leadership?” My view?  It’s when a leader’s unique talents help drive their success. Gallup indicates that it is to help people uncover their talents. My …

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