• Identify Your Personal Strengths

    by  • April 6, 2011

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    ‘The keystone of high achievement and happiness is exercising your strengths’ – Martin Seligman All of us depend on our personal strengths to advance our careers. We also use them to achieve personal fulfilment. And to manage our relationships. Yet very few of us know what our unique personal strengths are. This gap in...

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    Work on Strengths or Weaknesses?

    by  • March 30, 2011

    Most people use Personal Development to correct their perceived weaknesses.  In their book “Now, discover your strengths”, Buckingham and Clifton cite research that found 60 percent of Americans opt for fixing their weaknesses while up to 75 percent of Japanese and Chinese do so.  These are the two extremes of the spectrum with the...

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    Strengths Finder Profile

    by  • March 15, 2011

    “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison. The  StrengthsFinder Profile measures strengths. It does this under 34 headings or themes.  Buckingham and Clifton describe the process in their international best selling book “Now, Discover Your Strengths”.  You can use a one-off access code...

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    Signature strengths

    by  • March 8, 2011

    Your signature strengths are those strengths that are deeply characteristic of you as opposed to those that are not, writes Martin Seligman in his best selling book Authentic Happiness.  Seligman’s research found that by identifying and using these signature strengths every day you can experience authentic happiness and gratification. You can test this theory...

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