Encouragement Leads To Motivation
I reviewed an assessment I took a few years ago based on the book StrengthFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath. I reviewed the assessment in connection with a training program I’m taking on internet business. StrengthFinder 2.0, as the name suggests, is designed to help people discover and define their talents. A companion part of the book is an electronic assessment that I’ve found to be helpful in understanding my individual stengths.
Focus On The Strengths
Rath discovered that people have several times more potential for growth when they invest energy in developing their strengths instead of correcting their deficiencies. The assessment identifies your top five themes as defined in the book. One of my five themes is Positivity and in my Action-Planning Guide I was given this feedback:
“You may get your greatest joy by encouraging people. Freely show your appreciation of others, and make sure that the praise is not vague. Consistently seek to translate your feelings into specific, tangible, and personal expressions of gratitude and recognition.”« Continue »