compassion sara thomas cliftonstrengths
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Compassion: The Gift of Showing You Care

Early in ministry, one of the youth, for whom I was responsible, was in remission from Leukemia. He went with us on a long weekend trip.But then, tragedy hit.While we were away, he died. Yes, on the trip.His father was with us,…
trust & the executing talent themes sara thomas cliftonStrengths
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Trust and the Executing Talent Themes

Have you ever considered that different people may approach building trust in different ways? Here are the nine we'll explore in this post over the coming days. If you want a jump-start strengths-based development, go ahead and get your guide.As…
Need of followers is trust
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Trust

"Trust is the most cherished and valuable commodity in a work environment" -Brad Anderson, former CEO, Best BuyI don't know about you, but when I get on an airplane, I trust the pilot and co-pilot are going to get me safely to our intended…
why do people follow sara thomas leadership coach
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Why Do People Follow?

An Average Person's View on Leadership So, why DO people follow certain leaders and not others?If you think it has to do with vision, purpose, humor, or humility, sorry, those aren't the reasons.Let's try again.For ordinary people,…
Communication Sara Thomas
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Bring Attention and Focus to Your Message with the Communication Talent

The Communication talent brings attention to important messages.How? Here's how Gallup describes this talent:People exceptionally talented in the COMMUNICATION theme generally find it easy to put their thoughts into words. They are good…
Get in the Driver's Seat with Command Sara Thomas
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Get in the Driver’s Seat with Command

Put yourself in the parking lot at work. Your team is preparing to head out on a road trip. At the last minute, one person can't go. Another person is having car trouble. And a third person isn't there and it's time to leave.You're looking…
uncompromising core values sara thomas
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The Uncompromising Core Values of Belief

What are your uncompromising core values?That’s a big question, isn’t it?It’s a question that doesn't seem so big for someone with the BELIEF talent. That's part of the genius of the BELIEF talent. If you want to know more about…
arranger sara thomas
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Arranger Thrives in the Midst of Change

What do you organize? Food, plans, people? Unicorns? ....Ok, maybe you don’t organize unicorns.Are you flexible and collaborative? Do you take a changeable approach to accomplishing a task? Highlighting the Arranger Talent Do you…
dont stuck one finish line sara thomas
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Don’t Get Stuck with Just One Finish Line

Instead, create defining moments.Before I explain defining moments, can we check-in about your year? It's the middle of March. I'm wondering if you started the new year with resolutions or goals to achieve more, do more, save more, or lose…
leaders deepen relationships sara thomas
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One Surprising Way Leaders Can Deepen Relationships Today

You've probably experienced a ropes course at some point in your life. You know that forced bonding experience where you spend more time trying to figure out "What can I possibly be learning from this contrived activity?" For many, it is a day…