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StrengthsFinder: The T+S+K Formula

They say good things always come in threes, so I can’t resist the urge to post a third entry related to how to apply one’s StrengthsFinder assessment results effectively in a career transition scenario.  As for those of you out there who AREN’T proponents of the “Now, Discover Your Strengths” methodology, please bear with us, […]

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StrengthsFinder: Building Credibility

As promised, I’m piggybacking on the post I wrote yesterday in order to shed a little more light on one key aspect of applying your results from the StrengthsFinder instrument — or any other personality profile you might have taken.  I want to provide a little more depth, and specificity, around how to actually build […]

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StrengthsFinder: Practical Applications

Can one ever become TOO self-aware?  I mean, to a fault?  It probably wouldn’t be hard to pull off, given the zillions of personality tests and assessment instruments that are available today, ranging from international powerhouses like MBTI (Myers-Briggs) and DiSC to a number of scrappy up-and-comers like the locally-based Core Value Index from Taylor […]

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Career Q&A: “How Do I Prove I’m Strategic?”

“As part of my job search, I am running into an issue that surprises me and am unsure how to resolve.  I was knocked out of the running for a position because I was told I was not ‘strategic’ enough.  I don’t know the best way to handle this.  I feel that I am strategic […]

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Book Review: StrengthsFinder 2.0 (Tom Rath)

During a recent safari to Barnes & Noble, on the hunt for a fresh crop of reading material, I was incredibly pleased to discover that one of my all-time favorite books — Now, Discover Your Strengths — had been complemented with a brand-new sequel, appropriately titled StrengthsFinder 2.0. For those unfamiliar with the original StrengthsFinder […]

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