March 2017 - Strengths Partnership

Daily drainers and how to avoid them

22 Mar 2017

So we all have those days. Days where we just seem to only be doing the stuff at work that we DON’T enjoy. The bits of our job that we just wish would go away or that someone else would do or that we just pretend aren’t really there. But they don’t go away, do [&hellip

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Your peak performing team in just 10 minutes

10 Mar 2017

Last week I attended by far the best leadership program I have ever attended. As a relatively new sales leader I was introduced to an ‘essential leadership’ three letter concept known as DAC; Direction, Alignment, Commitment and I wanted to share my reflections on how to build your peak performing team in just 10 minutes. [&hellip

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Creating a STRONG coaching culture: How organizations can implement strengths-based coaching cultures

09 Mar 2017

Coaching is arguably the most vital part of an organization’s learning and development strategy today. It has numerous advantages to accelerate learning and performance, including the highly contextualized and personalized nature of the approach to meet vastly differing learning requirements and styles. Coaching can also bring about a more empowering, inclusive and innovative culture where [&hellip

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Why many work-based assessments will fail the test of time

02 Mar 2017

According to a recent article in Harvard Business review, more than 76% of organizations use assessments tests (mainly personality and ability tests) when hiring and this figure is expected to climb to 88% over the next few years (Chamorro-Premuzic, 2015). Using assessment for development purposes, including career and team development, is also growing rapidly as [&hellip

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