Category Archives: Engagement

A Sweet Spot @ the 2012 Training Conference

Valentine’s Day wasn’t the only sweet spot last week. We took Strengthscope on the road to Atlanta at the 2012 Annual Training Magazine Expo where we captured the heart of more than 3,000 attendees. Many lasting relationships begin with a … Continue reading

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5 Core Disciplines Of A World-Class CEO

Who has the most critical and influential role in an organization? Typically that would be the Chief Executive Officer. Not only is the organization’s future impacted by the CEO’s leadership, the lives and livelihood of thousands of people, sometimes entire … Continue reading

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If I Wanted a Dream Job…

I have to admit it, I am at the mid-point of my life, and I have never had a “job.” I have always been self-employed in the service of others. However, if I wanted a dream job it would be … Continue reading

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Strengths in a Facebook World

Recently I was at a speaking engagement discussing how to create a “Strengths-Based” culture in organizations vs. a “Command and Control” environment. One of the participants asked two critical questions. He asked, “Wouldn’t it make more sense if we determined … Continue reading

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Engagement 1.0

Engagement is a trendy business buzzword these days, and it sounds pretty fancy. But the way engagement looks isn’t very complicated at all. It’s easy to tell if an employee is engaged. They miss work less, quit organizations less, create … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Engagement

Years ago I heard a story about Tom Watson, the founder of IBM. Asked to what he attributed the phenomenal success of IBM, his response went like this: IBM is what it is today for three special reasons. The first … Continue reading

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Questions Are The New Answers

Everyone loves answers. But in the new “age of Google,” it is the QUESTIONS we should be paying attention to. Continue reading

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Choices Will Terminate You

An interesting lesson in customer interactions, learned from a Terminator. Continue reading

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Org Fit Has Nothing To Do With Your Org

We don’t “fit” an organization because of the organization. We fit because of the manager we work for and the team we work with.

As a leader, are you spending enough time with those managers? Everything hangs in the balance of how we answer that question, and this is why… Continue reading

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