Mark “Running” Off My List

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I tried. I even spent money on good shoes after having a gait analysis at Body N’ Sole.  And down-loaded mapmyrun.com.  Sigh. Since my husband is a runner.  And since we know world-class runners.  And since it is good for you and a lot of people seem committed to (addicted … Continue reading

A Problem to Solve

Photo by R.Santhosh Krishnan

Years ago, Bob Biehl wrote a book that got my interest.  The title is, Stop Setting Goals if You Would Rather Solve Problems.  I bought it, but I confess that I never read the book.  I recall trying to, but I just couldn’t quite get my head into what he … Continue reading

Free Strengths Assessment

As a follow up to my blog post on learning to function in my strengths, here is a link to a free strengths assessment.

http://freestrengthsfinder.workuno.com/

I am not really familiar with this organization, but I love assessments and found this to be helpful for myself.  I hope it will be a topic of conversation with people I know and am coaching/mentoring in the future.  And….I am considering how to incorporate it into my Life on Purpose series.

It is simply good to be growing, personally.  And to take responsibility for personal growth.  This is a good tool for understanding yourself better, to identify and acknowledge your strengths so that you can find ways to invest in learning to use them well.  Maximize your strengths.

Focus On Your Strengths

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I am not unique in that I grew up in a family where my “strengths in excess” were commented on more often than my strengths used well.  I was, sort of, always in trouble.  And, often, deservedly so. I never really had a teacher (with the significant exception of Miss … Continue reading