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Strengths-Based Management	

Thriving Through Strengths
This is the summary of some key points from
my reading of the two strengths books.
This is to talk about thriving and leading through your strengths,
which I believe it’s the best principle to be successfu...
•  Dread going to work	

•  Have more negative than positive
interactions with your colleagues	

•  Treat your customers p...
•  Dread going to work	

•  Have more negative than positive
interactions with your colleagues	

•  Treat your customers p...
Research results	

10 mil people worldwide survey about employee
engagement at work	

  Only 1/3 strongly agree with the ...
Research result
How best am I able to thrive at work? 	

I believe we are born with the
wish to be useful and able to
contribute. If we do...
34 Talent Themes Identified
Remember, it’s hard to change talents, after 3.	

•  So, find yours. Buy the book and take
the assessment accompanied with
...
Okay, now turn to leadership topic. Do
you lead anyone?
“If you focus on
people’s weaknesses,
they lose confidence.”
Talents grouped into leadership
strengths
•  Does IT people like us need
leadership skill?	

•  What are our strengths, in general,
for IT people?	

•  How to lead ...
know
Most people	

what they are good at.
think they
And yet, a person
can perform only
from strengths.	

They are usually...
Go get it!
Image credit: http://www.digitalqatar.qa/wp-content/uploads/sites/
2/2010/08/strong.jpg
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This is to introduce the strength-based principle to maximize your contribution, your success. The same strength-based principle is also effective in leading and managing people as well.

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  1. 1. Strengths-Based Management Thriving Through Strengths
  2. 2. This is the summary of some key points from my reading of the two strengths books.
  3. 3. This is to talk about thriving and leading through your strengths, which I believe it’s the best principle to be successful.
  4. 4. •  Dread going to work •  Have more negative than positive interactions with your colleagues •  Treat your customers poorly •  Tell your friends what a miserable company you work for •  Achieve less on a daily basis •  Have fewer positive and creative moments Have you ever run into these situations?
  5. 5. •  Dread going to work •  Have more negative than positive interactions with your colleagues •  Treat your customers poorly •  Tell your friends what a miserable company you work for •  Achieve less on a daily basis •  Have fewer positive and creative moments These happen once you are not in your strength zone.
  6. 6. Research results 10 mil people worldwide survey about employee engagement at work   Only 1/3 strongly agree with the statement:“At work, I have the opportunity to do what I do best everyone”   But that 1/3 are 6 times as likely to be engaged in their jobs and more than 3 times as likely to report having an excellent quality of life in general
  7. 7. Research result
  8. 8. How best am I able to thrive at work? I believe we are born with the wish to be useful and able to contribute. If we don’t live in our strengths zone, it’s harder for us to contribute. Or we can’t contribute the best that we are able to.
  9. 9. 34 Talent Themes Identified
  10. 10. Remember, it’s hard to change talents, after 3. •  So, find yours. Buy the book and take the assessment accompanied with the book.And work on the suggested actions to build up your strengths. •  Also, manage your weaknesses o  Aware of what you are less talented o  Set up mechanism, tool to support or get help from others
  11. 11. Okay, now turn to leadership topic. Do you lead anyone?
  12. 12. “If you focus on people’s weaknesses, they lose confidence.”
  13. 13. Talents grouped into leadership strengths
  14. 14. •  Does IT people like us need leadership skill? •  What are our strengths, in general, for IT people? •  How to lead effectively then?   Understand your strengths   Identify members’ strength zone and focus their contribution on using their strengths   Surrounding or having the team with different strengths What have I learned as an ITer?
  15. 15. know Most people what they are good at. think they And yet, a person can perform only from strengths. They are usually wrong…
  16. 16. Go get it!
  17. 17. Image credit: http://www.digitalqatar.qa/wp-content/uploads/sites/ 2/2010/08/strong.jpg
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