Entries by brent

Should You Retake the CliftonStrengths Assessment?

As a strength coach, people often ask me about retaking the CliftonStrengths Assessment. Though it may seem like your strengths would change over time, the answer to retaking the assessment is – no need most of the time. No matter why someone wants to retake the CliftonStrengths assessment, Gallup’s research shows that their first completion […]

Monetize Your Positivity Strength

Positivity ® is one of my wife’s top strengths. Now you know why I married her—she has incredible relationship strengths. People with Positivity are generous with praise and love to smile. They are light-hearted, playful, humorous, and they’ve got bundles of passion, energy, and kindness. But don’t get me wrong—Positive people are not inherently naïve. […]

Monetize Your Individualization Strength

Individualization® refers to those who love to discover the uniqueness in others. Individualizers believe that each person has his or her own unique, special story. Instead of seeing people’s similarities, Individualizers see differences—the things that make other people special. Individualization is my #2 strength, and it helps me observe people’s strengths as well as their […]

Monetize Your Includer Strength

People who are Includers® love to stretch the circle wider and are adept at being inclusive. Includers dislike thinking of people being left out and often cannot concentrate until everyone is included. Not surprisingly, Includers are incredibly accepting, non-judgmental people. Individuals with the Includer strength are able to see past a person’s flaws and accept […]

Monetize Your Harmony Strength

People with the Harmony® strength are natural peacemakers, they are adept at helping team members to understand and respect each other to get along better. Harmonious individuals are practical, especially in terms of strategic planning and executing difficult tasks. They look for ways to promote agreement and consensus. They dislike the unproductive nature of fighting […]

Monetize Your Empathy Strength

People with Empathy® have “emotion thermometers.” They have an innate ability to tune into the emotional world, and their emotional thermometers can sense both pleasant and unpleasant emotions. Individuals with Empathy see the world through other people’s eyes. Their emotional intuition enables them to understand others. People with Empathy give a voice to the emotional […]

Monetize Your Connectedness Strength

Individuals with the strength of Connectedness® believe things happen for a reason. They prize their sense of faith, mystery, and purpose. They value diversity, and they are web-builders because they uncover sacred connections between all things and people. Seventy-one year old, Deepak Chopra, has built his entire brand and business around his #2 talent theme […]

Monetize Your Developer Strength

Developers seek potential in everyone, no matter what the situation. They believe that people are born with limitless possibilities. Learn how Dr. Maria Montessori created an educational model that not only serves children yet also gives individual school owners the opportunity to monetize their strengths. When a Developer® helps others, they feel genuinely fulfilled. I […]