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Identifying and developing strengths in Others

Management is about human beings. Its task is to make people capable of joint performance, to make their strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant.(Peter F. Drucker, management consultant, educator and author)

IF YOU NOW HAVE CLARITY about your own strengths and how you can develop them and are feeling a sense of energy and authenticity as a result, you are probably already beginning to ask yourself how you can do the same for others. You may be wondering how you can help those you lead to identify, play to and develop their strengths in order to maximise their own performance and fulfilment at work.

By the end of this chapter you will have answers to the following questions:

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