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Strengths Based Leadership

  • Author : Tom Rath,Barry Conchie
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2008
  • Total pages :266
  • ISBN : 1595620257

Summary : Two leadership consultants identify three keys to being a more effective leader: knowing your strengths and investing in others' strengths, getting people with the right strengths on your team, and understanding and meeting the four basic needs of those who look to you for leadership.

StrengthsFinder 2. 0 - Thai

  • Author : Rath
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2016-11-11
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 9781595621207

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Strength-Based Leadership Coaching in Organizations

  • Author : Doug MacKie
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2016-03-03
  • Total pages :216
  • ISBN : 0749474440

Summary : Positive organizational psychology, with its focus on the identification and development of strengths, is a natural ally to executive development and leadership coaching. However, this approach is only just beginning to come to the attention of organizations and consequently, the research base for strength-based coaching is in its early stages of development. Strength-based Leadership Coaching in Organizations reviews strength-based approaches to positive leadership development and evaluates the evidence for their effectiveness, critically assesses their apparent distinctiveness and considers how strengths can be reliably assessed and developed in their organizational context. Strength-based Leadership Coaching in Organizations reviews key areas of leader and team development and describes a model of strengths development in organizations. It discusses the application of strength-based leadership coaching from the managerial and external perspective within the context of career stage, seniority, role challenges and organizational need in order to facilitate meaningful change. Finally, it covers the limitations of the strength-based approach to leadership development together with the challenges of integrating positive leadership development. It shows exactly what a strengths focus is and that there is increasing evidence that this approach does get results. Where other books focus on one model of identifying strengths, this book offers a balanced and critical examination, showing how to apply a positive strength-based approach.

Strengths Based Parenting

  • Author : Mary Reckmeyer,Jennifer Robison
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2016-02-02
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 1595621008

Summary : How can you discover your children's unique talents? And how can you use your own talents and strengths to be the most effective and supportive parent possible? Strengths Based Parenting addresses these and other questions on parents' minds. But unlike many parenting books, Strengths Based Parenting focuses on identifying and understanding what your children are naturally good at and where they thrive -- not on their weaknesses. The book also helps you uncover your own innate talents and effectively apply them to your individual parenting style. You'll find stories, examples and practical advice as well as a strengths assessment access code for parents and one for kids, so you can take the first step to discovering your innate talents and those of your children. Grounded in decades of Gallup research on strengths psychology -- as highlighted in Gallup's StrengthsFinder 2.0, which has sold nearly 5 million copies to date -- Strengths Based Parenting shows you how to uncover your kids' top talents and your own.

Summary of Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, ...

  • Author : N.A
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  • Release Date :
  • Total pages :329
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Supervising Police Personnel

  • Author : Paul M. Whisenand,E. Doug McCain
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2014
  • Total pages :250
  • ISBN : 9780133483550

Summary : Using an interactive, three-part structure, Supervising Police Personnel: The Fifteen Responsibilities covers all the latest supervisory concepts and practices-and emphasizes character, values and strengths-based leadership throughout. Organized around 15 core responsibilities, it tackles issues such as ethics, communications, training, evaluations, empowerment and problem-oriented policing- uniquely combining the human factor with the performance edge. The new edition is broken into six leadership strengths: Character, Clarity, Empowerment, Well-Being, Self-Control, and Teamwork. Along with this new design come two entirely new chapters: Happiness and Willpower. All of the chapters have been updated with new trends, facts, and exercises. This book is a perfect resource for professionals with a career in police supervision, human or organizational behavior, criminal justice, community relations, mediation, and/or ethics.

StrengthsFinder 2.0

  • Author : Tom Rath
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2007-02
  • Total pages :175
  • ISBN : 159562015X

Summary : An updated version of the StrengthsFinder program developed by Gallup experts to help readers discover their distinct talents and strengths and how they can be translated into personal and career successes.

Strengths Based Selling

  • Author : Tony Rutigliano,Brian Brim
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2011-03
  • Total pages :207
  • ISBN : 1595620486

Summary : Explains how to identify and maximize sales talent, outlines the basic steps of the selling process, and includes an access code to an online assessment test.

Now, Discover Your Strengths

  • Author : Gallup,Marcus Buckingham,Donald O. Clifton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2001-01-29
  • Total pages :260
  • ISBN : 0743201140

Summary : Outlines a program developed by Gallup experts and based on a study of more than two million people to help readers discover their distinct talents and strengths and how they can be translated into personal and career successes. 100,000 first printing.

CliftonStrengths for Students

  • Author : Gallup
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2017-07-25
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 1595621253

Summary : CliftonStrengths for Students — which includes a unique access code to take the CliftonStrengths assessment — helps students discover and develop their strengths and reach their potential. Discover and Develop Your Strengths — in College and Beyond College is a chance for you to start fresh. You get to learn and grow in ways that will amaze you. You get to write your own story. So what do you want your college story to be? As a student, you have the opportunity every day to search for patterns in your actions, learn from them and use them to make the most of your life experiences, now and in the future. To do that, you need a solid understanding of where and when you’re at your best: your strengths. CliftonStrengths for Students will help you discover and develop your strengths — and reach your full potential. This book includes an access code to take the CliftonStrengths assessment. After you take the assessment, you’ll get a list of your top five themes of talent, which are the themes you lead with. Once you know what your leading themes are, you can begin to turn them into strengths. CliftonStrengths for Students will also give you suggestions for developing and using your strengths in college and in the real world. If you understand and apply your strengths, your college journey — and the rest of your life — will be happier, more fulfilling and more successful. That’s the point of developing your strengths. When you do more of what you do best, you build your life around your areas of greatness. So let’s get started. Your strengths journey begins here!

The Brain and Strengths Based School Leadership

  • Author : Sheryl G. Feinstein,Robert W. Kiner
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2011-06
  • Total pages :208
  • ISBN : 1412988454

Summary : The authors connect current cognitive research with the challenges of educational leadership, outline four leadership styles, and demonstrate how to capitalize on your strengths.

Summary of Strengths Based Leadership

  • Author : InstaRead Summaries Staff,Instaread Summaries
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  • Release Date :2016-09-22
  • Total pages :43
  • ISBN : 9781683785019

Summary : Summary of Strengths Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie - Includes Analysis Preview Strengths Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie introduces readers to the Gallup-designed survey that identifies a person's unique leadership strengths. Many leaders try to improve their skills by emulating other leaders, but in reality the most capable leaders are the ones who use their existing talents to provide what teams need. The best way to discover the ideal traits of good leaders is to ask followers what traits have characterized their most positive leaders. When asked, most mentioned the same factors as necessary for them to want to follow a leader. According to the survey, those factors are trust, compassion, stability, and hope. Different types of leaders have different ways of filling those needs. The 34 themes that the StrengthsFinder online test identifies range alphabetically from Achiever to Woo and can be grouped into four categories. Executing themes include Focus and Responsibility and revolve around a leader's ability... PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of Strengths Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie - Includes Analysis Overview of the Book Important People Key Takeaways Analysis of Key Takeaways About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.

How to Be Exceptional: Drive Leadership Success By Magnifying Your Strengths

  • Author : John H. Zenger,Joseph Folkman,Robert H. Sherwin,Barbara Steel
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  • Release Date :2012-06-07
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 0071791493

Summary : One of The Globe & Mail's Top 10 Business books of the Year! Rethink Everything You Know About Leadership Strengths "A must-read for anyone wanting to positively stand out in an organization or for leaders wanting to raise the overall performance of the organization." -- Cindy Brinkley, Vice President, Global Human Resources, General Motors "Zenger Folkman's findings related to companion behaviors is exciting. It enhances what's been presented in prior books and makes extraordinary leadership seem like an achievable goal. I would recommend this book to anyone committed to the journey." -- Pam Mabry, Director, Human Resources, The Boeing Company "The authors take the groundbreaking concept of driving leadership effectiveness by building our strengths to a whole new level of practical implementation, providing us with a brilliantly clear road map. I have found this body of work to be absolutely invaluable . . . I cannot imagine a person in a leadership role today who would not find value from reading this book cover to cover." -- Loren M. Starr, Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Invesco Ltd. How to Be Exceptional is a milestone in the emerging business case for evidence-based management. Building on two decades of earlier research, the authors brilliantly lay out a simple, concrete, scientifically validated model for achieving consistently superior business results through leadership. . . . Its magic is its simplicity, pragmatism, and focus." -- Eric Severson, Senior Vice President, Talent, Gap Inc. "How to Be Exceptional is the best book on professional development I have read in decades. It reinforces the emerging wisdom that the path to greatness is really about building profound strengths, rather than through relentlessly focusing on one’s weaknesses. This is a great road map for any leader seeking to optimize their growth and impact." -- Michael A. Peel, Yale University, Vice President, Human Resources and Administration

First, Break All the Rules

  • Author : Marcus Buckingham,Curt Coffman
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2014-02-02
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 1595620419

Summary : Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its revolutionary study of more than 80,000 managers in First, Break All the Rules, revealing what the world’s greatest managers do differently. With vital performance and career lessons and ideas for how to apply them, it is a must-read for managers at every level. The greatest managers in the world seem to have little in common. They differ in sex, age, and race. They employ vastly different styles and focus on different goals. Yet despite their differences, great managers share one common trait: They do not hesitate to break virtually every rule held sacred by conventional wisdom. They do not believe that, with enough training, a person can achieve anything he sets his mind to. They do not try to help people overcome their weaknesses. They consistently disregard the golden rule. And, yes, they even play favorites. This amazing book explains why. Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its massive in-depth study of great managers across a wide variety of situations. Some were in leadership positions. Others were front-line supervisors. Some were in Fortune 500 companies; others were key players in small entrepreneurial companies. Whatever their situations, the managers who ultimately became the focus of Gallup’s research were invariably those who excelled at turning each employee’s talent into performance. In today’s tight labor markets, companies compete to find and keep the best employees, using pay, benefits, promotions, and training. But these well-intentioned efforts often miss the mark. The front-line manager is the key to attracting and retaining talented employees. No matter how generous its pay or how renowned its training, the company that lacks great front-line managers will suffer. The authors explain how the best managers select an employee for talent rather than for skills or experience; how they set expectations for him or her — they define the right outcomes rather than the right steps; how they motivate people — they build on each person’s unique strengths rather than trying to fix his weaknesses; and, finally, how great managers develop people — they find the right fit for each person, not the next rung on the ladder. And perhaps most important, this research — which initially generated thousands of different survey questions on the subject of employee opinion — finally produced the twelve simple questions that work to distinguish the strongest departments of a company from all the rest. This book is the first to present this essential measuring stick and to prove the link between employee opinions and productivity, profit, customer satisfaction, and the rate of turnover. There are vital performance and career lessons here for managers at every level, and, best of all, the book shows you how to apply them to your own situation.

Strengths-Based Nursing Care

  • Author : Laurie N. Gottlieb, PhD, RN
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2012-08-22
  • Total pages :448
  • ISBN : 0826195873

Summary : This is the first practical guide for nurses on how to incorporate the knowledge, skills, and tools of Strength-Based Nursing Care (SBC) into everyday practice. The text, based on a model developed by the McGill University Nursing Program, signifies a paradigm shift from a deficit-based model to one that focuses on individual, family, and community strengths as a cornerstone of effective nursing care. The book develops the theoretical foundations underlying SBC, promotes the acquisition of fundamental skills needed for SBC practice, and offers specific strategies, techniques, and tools for identifying strengths and harnessing them to facilitate healing and health. The testimony of 46 nurses demonstrates how SBC can be effectively used in multiple settings across the lifespan.