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What Are You Great At?
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What Are You Great At?

There is a growing list of people that come to mind when I hear the word transition. It seems to be open season for "life and job transitions" right now. Whether it’s accepting their first, full-time position or retirement (or somewhere in…
3 Reasons to Put a Talent in Time Out Blog Header Sara Thomas
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Three Reasons You Need to Put Your Talents in Time Out

The very thing that makes you amazing, talented, and sets you apart as a leader is getting in your way. Before you say, "But, Sara, how can something you've taught me is good and right about me get in my way?"Hang with me, friend, I'm here…
3 Contributions the belief talent can make on teams Sara Thomas Certified Gallup CliftonStrengths Coach
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3 Contributions the Belief Talent can Make on a Team

Consider This Your team has been doing great work together. You're identifying future goals, projects that align with those goals, and prioritizing the work before you.Don speaks up and asks, "How do these priorities align with our core…
You want to be courageous, but fear holds you back. Explore how the 34 CliftonStrengths (formerly StrengthsFinder) can help you slay fear by rumbling with vulnerability. #courage #vulnerability #cliftonstrengths #strengthsfinder #rumble Sara Thomas
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Slaying Fear with Strengths:

34 Ways You Can Rumble with Vulnerability so you can Lead with Courage Over the past two weeks, I've listened to countless people talk about courage.While at a conference, I listened to deeply personal stories of women leading with courage.…
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The Challenge of Application

A couple weeks ago, I was participating in a webcast. When the official part of the webcast was over, the hosts went into a post-show. A discussion unfolded about coaching. The discussion quickly turned to the weekly theme challenge. The hosts…
retrospective power of context cliftonstrengths sara thomas coach
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The Retrospective Power of Context

Let's take a walk down memory lane and explore the retrospective power of CONTEXT.It's time to look back.We all do it.Probably every day.You get in a car and use a rearview mirror to see what is behind you.Individuals strong…
analytical cliftonstrengths coach sara thomas
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Building Trust with Analytical

Are you one of 19 million?If you said, "No, I'm one in a million!" I want to give you a virtual high-five.Yes, you ARE one in a million!I asked if you were 1 in 19 million because over 19 million, yes MILLION, people have taken the…
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Relationship Building Talents Can Foster Trust

Are you familiar with your CliftonStrengths (formerly, StrengthsFinder)? Great! Hold your dominant talents in mind as we dive into the relationship building talent themes.If you're new to strengths, grab this guide to begin the journey of…
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…