Is There A Busy-Proof Way To Put Your Strengths To Work?

June 30, 2015 by ·

Let’s be honest, do you have trouble finding the time to do what you do best each day at work?  To truly use your strengths not just now again, or even just most days, but each and every day as you go about your job? You see I believe... Read More

Finding Mental Wealth at Work

March 17, 2015 by ·

Can you really improve each of the following at work by using your strengths? Happiness Productivity Engagement Meaningful work Have you heard the phrase: An engaged employee is a happy employee? Or maybe it’s the other way around – an engaged employee is a happy one? Either way, these... Read More

Is There A Strengths Revolution Underway In Our Workplaces?

March 10, 2015 by ·

As a senior leader in a large global organization I was shocked when I first came across the data that suggested only 2 out of every 10 people had a chance to do what they do best each day at work. Shocked, but not surprised.  Let’s be honest at... Read More

Follow Your Bliss

Follow Your Bliss

March 3, 2015 by ·

Your interests in life drive your character strengths and vice versa. Bring the two together and you have a recipe for success in life. Interests and character strengths are two natural energy resources within us. What would your life be like if you maximized both? How might you merge... Read More

Use Your Strengths To Further Your Career

October 14, 2014 by ·

How are strengths linked to careers? This is one of the most commonly asked questions I receive in my character strengths workshops. The short answer is: We need more research on the topic. Here’s the long answer: Traditional career counseling focuses on many different categories of strength, such as... Read More

Can You Use Your Strengths In Any Job?

September 24, 2014 by ·

With two out of every three people reporting they’re actively disengaged in their jobs it’s clear many of us hope to be more inspired in our work. Perhaps you’re hoping for that extra bit of confidence to ask for a promotion or just to be able to act in... Read More

3 Ways To Improve The Development Of Your Strengths

September 12, 2014 by ·

Have your strengths ever gotten you into trouble at work?  Perhaps people felt you were underplaying strengths they really needed on a project.  Or maybe you were so passionate and excited about a new opportunity that you overplayed your strengths and overwhelmed or alarmed others.   Or have your strengths... Read More

A Regional Sales Director’s Quest for Engagement

August 18, 2014 by ·

For many of us, our work is becoming increasingly isolated. We travel or work from home offices, many without co-workers to chat with in the “break room.” Though we may enjoy more flexibility and spend less time in a cubicle, working remotely definitely has its drawbacks. For Steen Møller... Read More

The Ingredients of a Thriving Team

July 19, 2014 by ·

Creating a cohesive, connected work team is sometimes like baking a delicious cake. When you are baking, each of the individual ingredients has its own unique flavors and properties that are needed, in the right measurements, to achieve the proper consistency and taste in the final product. The same... Read More

Leadership Strengths

July 11, 2014 by ·

Positional and situational leadership As any successful leader will say, it is important to know thyself – to know one’s strengths and how to use them in managing or leading a group of people toward a common mission or goal. This is particularly important for “positional leaders” who have... Read More