Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Self-Improvement Myth: 9 Reasons We Don’t Know How to Develop Our Strengths

What do you do when you’re confronted with something you’re not good at?Some people get discouraged and quit. Others keep doggedly working to get better at it, and in the process become more “well-rounded” human beings.Conventional wisdom says that the … Continue reading

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Live Your Talents, Love Your Work

After thirty years in business coaching, there are a few things I know to be true: 1) different people have different innate skills and abilities, 2) most people are currently performing jobs that are not supported by their natural skills … Continue reading

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How to Monetize Your Creativity: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

By nature, entrepreneurs are highly creative thinkers. Every aspect of a business – from filling a need, to solving a problem, to marketing, to selling, to serving customers – is an expression of creativity. But for every great idea that gets … Continue reading

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Psychology and Success: The Magic of Your Talent Advantage

As one of the originators of a psychological assessment program (Your Talent Advantage), I’m often asked this question: How can an assessment that fits people into a finite number of “types” claim to reveal what’s truly unique about us?

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