CHAPTER 9Building Strengths at Work

Integrating On-the-Job Activities into Your Growth as a Leader

As we continue to explore various ways in which strengths may be developed, we now address an extremely important opportunity. It is the element that has possibly the highest potential to actually escalate a leader’s strengths in the near term. Yet it is the one that we probably do least deliberately and least well and for which the least research has been conducted. It is the basic idea that valuable development can take place on the job and that work itself is a huge developmental opportunity if only managed properly.

Setting the Goal of Becoming an Excellent Leader

The realm of developing leadership skills includes one special challenge. The ...

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