Motivation is not something that we "do" to people. It is in our patterns of thought, feeling, and behavior--our Talents--that we start to get hints about what might be motivating to the people who are around us. Examples and a super-practical, effective tool on Isogo TV today!
You would never guess how many Takes we shoot to get the thoughts from my head to the screen--sometimes I wish I had more COMMUNICATION strength! I'm tackling the topic of Strengths Envy today on Isogo TV. It is going to happen, so what can we do about it?? Let's dive in!
On this StrengthsFinder Q&A day, I am answering a question that is near and dear to my heart--and it is life changing for people who "don't like" their Strengths. It comes from a friend in the very first days of my introduction to StrengthsFinder and is one that continues to come up more often than I'd like to hear. So, if you're one of those people (or know someone who is!), this one is for you.
In many office or team environments, the hidden power of weakness often goes unwielded. In order to use the power of weaknesses, you have to admit what they are, and as a manager, it is up to you to set a stage that says that weakness is ok. (Gulp!) It's a tough one that I'm glad we can chat about today.