Laugh, Learn, Lead - The Project Ecosystem
Strengths & Self Sabotage
May 12, 2020 · 18 min
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Do you every feel something is easy and other times it seems hard. It’s because we are either aligned or in conflict with our strengths?

For over 10 years I have invested in learning more about myself to be a better leader for others – my values, my beliefs, my strengths, my behaviours.

There are many tools available. I use DISC Profiles (a behaviours framework) when working with leaders and their teams.

Recently though I read an article by Emma Sharrock you may remember her from EP25 The Agile Project Manager.
She shared a personal story from 20 years ago, what strengths got her through that particular crisis. She uses the Gallup Strengths tools and in 2017 I completed my own assessment.

Our strengths are what we do with ease, excellence and energy.

Today’s episode I share my top five strengths according to the Gallup Strengths indicators:

  • Activator – can make things happen by turning thoughts into action
  • Arranger – can organise and determines how all the pieces and resources can be arranged for maximum productivity
  • Individualisation – are intrigued with unique qualities of each person, figuring out how different people can work together productively
  • Relator – enjoys close relationships with others and deep satisfaction in achieving goals
  • Responsibility – take psychological ownership of what they say they will do

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