Strengths Based Leadership
The Strengths I Have to Lead
What Does This Mean About Me?
- Enjoy reading and collecting new information from a variety of sources
- Expect to be held accountable for my productivity, profit, behavior, comments, and actions
- Give my approval to all kinds of individuals regardless of their age, nationality, income, job, education, religion, handicaps, or appearance
- Feel very good about myself and life in general when I keep the promises I have made to myself and others
- Accept human beings just as they are
- Believe excellent outcomes are produced by people who have ample opportunities each day to do what they do well
- Customarily introduce myself to newcomers or outsiders- experience has taught me the importance of building a large network of acquaintances
- Accomplish more when I continually practice doing what I already do quite well, however I enjoy opportunities to practice using my talents in new and different ways
- Drawn to discussing issues and ideas with others
- Avoid or excuse myself from situations where one person monopolizes the conversation
- Attract listeners with my stories, presentations, lectures, or speeches
- Routinely seek opportunities to talk about what I think, feel, or have experienced
- Naturally open and honest about who I am, what I have done, what I can do, and what I cannot do
- Reveal my strengths and limitations. I am forthright and plainspoken. I often state what is on my mind
- People generally seek my company and want to work with me. Many are impelled to move into action by my words and examples.
- Initiate small talk with newcomers or outsiders
- Make people comfortable in an unfamiliar setting with unfamiliar people
- Enjoy when people ask for or request my views about various topics, proposals, or plans
- Feel life is best when I am truthful about my talents, skills, education, successes, experiences, or background
- Bond with and work well with people who tell me what they want to accomplish in life
- Identify specific types of obstacles, difficulties, or dilemmas
- Formulate answers before my teammates or coworkers understand the question
- Generate numerous ideas before sorting to the one that makes the most sense in a particular situation
- Appreciate straightforward, plainspoken, and concise conversations
- Recognize answers or solutions as they evolve naturally and respond to questions others refuse to consider
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