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Now, discover your strengths by Marcus Buckingham & Donald O Clifton, Ph.D

The biggest challenge for all of us is discovering what your mission on this planet is.  That is often the journey of a lifetime.

It also means working on your strengths but many of us don’t know what they are.

Or how to find them.

Unfortunately, most of us have little sense of our talents and strengths, much less the ability to build our lives around them. Instead, guided by our parents, by our teachers, by our managers, and by psychology’s fascination with pathology, we become experts in our weaknesses and spend our lives trying to repair these flaws, while our strengths lie dormant and neglected.

Marcus Buckingham, (who was also coauthor of the national bestseller First, Break All the Rules), and Donald O. Clifton, have created a revolutionary program to help readers identify their talents, build them into strengths, and enjoy consistent, near-perfect performance. At the heart of the book is the Internet-based StrengthsFinder Profile, the product of a 25-year, multimillion-dollar effort to identify the most prevalent human strengths.

This book comes with free access to the web based “Strength Finder Test” that you will find very revealing.

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  • This is an awesome product and I can highly recommend it for personal growth that leads to better self awareness, improved productivity and engagement. I took the assessment in 2009 and have since implemented the Strengths-based teams at two organisations. I also qualified as a Gallup Certified Strengths coach in 2016.

    If you are interested in either being coached in this methodology or qualifying yourself as a coach you can go and look at the Gallup Website – search under Gallup Strengths Center.

    I was lucky enough to be certified as a Gallup Coach, locally in South Africa in September 2016. Gallup offers certification through Emergence Growth in South Africa.

    It was very intense and certification is certainly not handed to you on a plate but it was worth the time investment. The tools and support available to coaches is fantastic.

    January 13, 2017