Plan Your 2016 Dream Trip

In today’s video, I want to take the dream vacation and show you a four step process to help you make your own dream trip this coming 2016. Have you ever taken a dream vacation? In 2014, my wife and I took one of those dream vacations,…

StrengthsFinder in Love and Relationships

He was so strong, straight forward, and controlling. She was so sensitive, passive, and wounded. They came to my coaching office as a last ditch effort to save their marriage while they were separated. In the past I would have tried to fix…

The 5 Stages of Strong Teams

<BRGail Utter, Wells Fargo Advisors5 Stages of Strong Teams(Based on Bruce Tuckman's Model)1. Forming- Trust is crucial in the beginning stage of teamwork. Facilitating your team to know each other, especially each others authentic strengths…

The 3 Stages of Strengths Transformation

When I facilitate strengths coaching and workshops I share this quote and the three stages of strengths transformation. 1. Strengths Appreciation Can you imagine this discouraged fish struggling with strengths blindness and strengths…

Cruising With Strengths

Originally published on Gallup's Strengths Coaches' Playbook.   Rachael served as the operations manager for a family-owned bottled water company with over 80 employees. In her day job, she was responsible for a wide range of areas…

Transforming Talent

How do you take a 20 ton, 12 foot block of ice and transform it into an elaborate award winning work of art? Just ask, Singapore Captain Ng See Yian who was gracious to allow me to interview him and learn how his five person team creates…

What Are Your Unrealized Strengths?

  What does the Realise2* measure? The Realise2 strengths assessment measures 60 different strengths in comparison to 34 strengths by StrengthsFinder 2.0, and 24 character strengths by the VIA. The United Kingdom based Realise2 assessment…

How Do You Stand Out?

What is StandOut? TMBC created an assessment that pin points your lead and secondary strength roles and combined role that is your comparative advantage to StandOut at work. This strengths based assessment is different from the VIA or StrengthsFinder…

What Character Strengths Do You See Around You?

What is the VIA Institute? The The VIA® Institute on Character was established as a non-profit organization in 2001. Their mission is to advance both the science and the practice of character. They aim to fill the world with greater virtue…