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Applying a strengths focus to day-to-day conversations

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.(Carl Jung, psychologist)

SO, AT THIS POINT, you will have understood how to help team members play to their strengths, and now it’s about keeping this focus on strengths alive, so that it continues to make a difference to performance.

You may be wondering:

How do I remember all this?

How do I keep it alive day-to-day?

How do I build it in to ‘business as usual’?

These are excellent questions and one way of answering all of them is to build up daily strengths-focused habits or behaviours. This chapter will show you how to do it.

By the end of this chapter ...

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