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Using StrengthsFinder for Work - Managing My Blind Spots

Education | Personal | 8 Minutes Read

I've written about my top five strengths that were expressed in my journey as an educator in Singapore (here).  My top five strengths are Responsibility, Empathy, Relator, Restorative and Connectedness. They primarily belong to the Relationship Building dom


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Goh Qiu Ting Apr 13, 2018

Using StrengthsFinder for Work - Reflections of an Educator

Education | Personal | 11 Minutes Read

This reflection piece came about after chancing upon Teach With Your Strengths by Gallup Press and my recent discovery of my top five strengths upon completing the Gallup StrengthsFinder assessment (Responsibility, Relator, Empathy, Connectedness and ...

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Goh Qiu Ting Mar 26, 2018

What's in a Teacher? [Teachers' Day Special]

Education | 7 Minutes Read

I have always admired what teachers do. I married a teacher, and I have so many good friends who chose this vocation.

As a StrengthsFinder coach in Singapore, I also have the added privilege of working with many school leaders and teachers, conducting Strengths-based...

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Victor Seet Aug 31, 2017

DiSC vs. StrengthsFinder [A Comprehensive Guide]

Personal | Professional | Education | 17 Minutes Read

To date, over 50 million people worldwide have taken some form of the DiSC assessment.

In contrast, only 16 million have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder 2.0 profiling test.

What’s the difference between the two tools, especially for...

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Tan Meiling Jul 19, 2017

The Biggest Misconception of Strengths-based Leadership

Professional | Personal | Education | 6 Minutes Read

If you’re familiar with Tom Rath’s Strengths-based Leadership, you’ve probably heard the statement,

The most effective leaders are always investing in strengths.

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Tan Meiling Jul 17, 2017

5 Themes Most Likely to Have an Issue with StrengthsFinder

Professional | Education | Personal | 7 Minutes Read

One Sunday, I was sitting around with a few other folks from the young adults group I was involved in. I got to talking about my work as a StrengthsFinder Coach (a common occurrence, if you hang around me often), and one of the young adults...

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Tan Meiling Jun 11, 2017

StrengthsFinder Myth Busters: The Definitive Guide

Personal | Professional | Education | 26 Minutes Read

As a StrengthsFinder Coach, I get tons of questions that begin with, “So you mean that (insert myth here), right?” It’s time to clear all doubt on what StrengthsFinder can and cannot do – what it is and isn’t. I’ll take you through 12 myths...

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Jason Ho Apr 29, 2017

3 Reasons to Use StrengthsFinder to Build Strong Families

Personal | 6 Minutes Read

Families are complicated…and some more complicated than others. The people closest to us see the best and the worst of us, and vice versa. Yet even though our family members are such familiar figures in our lives, at times it feels like they’re the biggest mystery of...

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Tan Meiling Mar 28, 2017

Using StrengthsFinder to Resolve Conflicts

Personal | Professional | Education | 5 Minutes Read

 Conflicts are a fact of life. While they are never fun, these conflicts can strengthen relationships when properly managed.

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Victor Seet Feb 03, 2017

8 Things To Know About StrengthsFinder Leadership Domains

Professional | Education | 11 Minutes Read

As I facilitate StrengthsFinder Leadership workshops across Singapore and Asia, I am often asked many questions regarding the StrengthsFinder tool. One of the most common questions I'm asked as a Gallup Certified StrengthsFinder Coach has to do with the...

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Victor Seet Jan 10, 2017

Using StrengthsFinder For Effective Student Development - 4 Key Steps

Education | Personal | 6 Minutes Read

As educators, we often find ourselves poised to invest into and help each student become the best of himself/herself. But when we step back and think a little deeper, we often discover that our view of student development can largely be influenced by a...

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Gideon Ren Aug 15, 2016

The Strengths-Based Interactive Game of Life™ Student Program

Professional | Education | 9 Minutes Read

Many people would remember the popular board game, the "Game of Life." Following this idea of discovering life, we asked a question: "What would happen if individuals were to simulate living out their lives in an action-packed game instead of a board...

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Victor Seet Aug 10, 2016

8 Reasons to Use StrengthsFinder for Team Building

Professional | Education | 6 Minutes Read

Over the course of the year, there's been a huge increase in the number of companies enquiring about our StrengthsFinder Team Building Program. This article was written especially for Team Leaders and those in Human Resource Management, who are always...

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Victor Seet Aug 01, 2016

Using StrengthsFinder for Work - Interview with a Counsellor

How could our StrengthsFinder themes be used in our vocations?

In the continuation of our series on "Using StrengthsFinder for Work," here's an interview with a professional counsellor in Singapore, whom I had the privilege to coach 1-to-1.

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Victor Seet Jul 17, 2016

Using StrengthsFinder for Work - Reflections of a Teacher

In Strengths School™, one of the key areas of influence that we seek to impact is the education sector. We believe in helping not just students but also educators live out their full potential.

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Victor Seet Apr 05, 2016

StrengthsFinder Workshop Activities - Strengths Art Wall™

Professional | Education | 4 Minutes Read

In the course of facilitating Strengthsfinder workshops for different organizations (Multi-national companies, small-medium enterprises, schools, religious groups), we discovered that one of the key ways to help people take ownership of their...

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Victor Seet Feb 22, 2016

Understanding the Relationship Building Domain [CliftonStrengths]

Personal | Professional | Education | 11 Minutes Read

In Strengths School™, we found a pair of siblings who discovered they both had the same top 5 themes after they had completed their Strengthsfinder assessment. What is even more astonishing is that both of them had all 5 of their themes in...

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Victor Seet Feb 08, 2016

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