Thoughts From Our Heads

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Clifton Strengths and Communications

Wednesday 17th April 2019
Holly Fenton

We can see peoples strengths expressed all the time when we interact with them. Knowing an individual’s strengths can help to prepare us for a conversation with them and enable us to direct the conversation in a way that is going to help them meet...

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How the 34 strengths do Holiday Planning

Thursday 21st February 2019
Holly Fenton

I am on holiday this week so as any normal person does, I got thinking about how people with each strength approaches their holidays! If you know your strengths see if the below relates to you and if you don’t know your strengths, which of the...

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I Know my Strengths but what about my Weaknesses?

Tuesday 5th February 2019
Holly Fenton

We use the StrengthsFinder tool in training and coaching to help people gain a greater awareness of their natural talents and turn them into strengths. It is a powerful tool that shines a light on the things that we do really well which we tend to...

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The Four Domains - Frequently Asked Questions

Sunday 15th July 2018
Holly Fenton

You may have noticed within StrengthsFinder that all of the 34 themes are often represented in different colours - red, orange, purple and blue. These colours represent the 'Four Domains of Team Strength'. The colours are -  Red - Strategic Thinking...

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Supporting your Coaching Journey with StrengthsFinder

Sunday 6th May 2018
Holly Fenton

Self-awareness is 'the conscious knowledge of one's own character and feelings'; it is one of the fundamental elements of emotional intelligence and sets apart the mature from the naïve and enables us to engage in true learning and self-development....

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StrengthsFinder Success!

Wednesday 21st February 2018
Holly Fenton

StrengthsFinder is a brilliant tool with proven results in improving employee engagement; reducing staff turnover; making employees more productive and improving relationships amongst colleagues. Companies that have adopted a Strengths philosophy...

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Control Freak? The High Arranger, Low Adaptability Curse

Tuesday 30th May 2017
Holly Fenton

I consider myself to be a fairly easy-going person. I hate planning too far in advance. What am I doing this weekend? I have no idea its only Tuesday! Would I like to go Skiing next January? Maybe, ask me again in December. I often make decisions on...

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Restorative and S-Town

Tuesday 4th April 2017
Holly Fenton

If you are a fan of podcasts you have probably not escaped the recent release of S-Town - the new podcast from the creators of Serial and this American Life. This podcast pitched itself as a murder-mystery but quickly transforms info a profile of a...

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