ATLC #09 – Build on your strength

image-Stuart-MilesSure, we all have strengths and we all have weaknesses. So, obviously, there are at least two approaches we can take to grow.

We can focus on trying to resolve our weaknesses and we can try building on our strengths.

There is room for both approaches but, in my experience, it is often more productive to build on a strength than to fix a weakness and that’s what your focus will be today. Build on your strength!

Think of three things you can start today to build on your strength.

DFQ #09:
Complete these sentences and post your completed sentences below:

1. Today I can try building on my (name strength) by …

2. Today I can try building on my (name strength) by …

3. Today I can try building on my (name strength) by …

364 thoughts on “ATLC #09 – Build on your strength

  1. 1. Today I can try building on my Inquisitivity by … Following things up and finding out why and when.

    2. Today I can try building on my Integrity by … Being true to myself and others.

    3. Today I can try building on my knowledge by … Searching outside the square for answers.

  2. Today I can try building on my organisation skills by updating my calendar with upcoming events.
    Today I can try building on my leadership skills by being more visible on the floor helping out the teams
    Today I can try building on my communication skills by touching base with everyone one of my employees on a daily basis

  3. 1. Today I can try building on my communication by creating more group discussions with my staff and stronger relations.
    2. Today I can try building on my persistence and make sure I get out and work with customers that are not totally committed to our company.
    3. Today I can try building on my teamwork by highlighting good staff achievements and boosting moral.

  4. Today I can try building on my reliability by responding to all my voicemails and emails
    Today I can try building on my communication skills by additional participation in meetings

    Today I can try building on my organisation skills by clearing and cleaning up my desk

  5. today I can try building on my communication skills be acknowledging everyone I see with a greeting.

    today I can try building on my diplomatic skills by approaching all situations with the goal to find a fair solution for all parties

    Today I can try building on my work ethic by showing others how hard I would like them to work and by completing all tasks I begin to the best of my abilities

  6. experience by passing the knowledge onto colleagues to use in day to day selling experiences.
    enthusiasm by getting to see more customers more frequently
    leadership by inspiring more staff to develop customer relationships

  7. Today I can try building on my persuasiveness skills by trialling new techniques that don’t come naturally

    Today I can try building on my business acumen by devoting planning time so that I spend time exploring new paths

    Today I can try building on my coaching skills by spending time with people from a completely different field to understand what motivates and inspires them in their industries and see what learning I can apply to our structure.

  8. Today I can try building on my strength kindness by doing an X10 project on asylum seekers

    Today I can try building on my strength kindness by doing something nice for my wife

    Today I can try building on my strength kindness by making a donation

  9. Today I can build my Creativity by thinking about how I can create a business that will support my lifestyle and creates time freedom for me.
    Today I can build my persistence by writing down my goals for today and making sure that I get these done one by one.
    Today I can increase my Vitality by eating a lot of fruits and vegetables and avoiding excess simple carbohydrates.

  10. Today I can try building on my love of learning by starting a monthly blog

    Today I can try building on my love of learning by ordering a number of books which I have considered purchasing

    Today I can try building on my love of learning by looking for a new area of learning which I have not previously encountered

  11. 1. Today I can try building on my LEADERSHIP by participating more fully in the discussions of the workshop.
    2. Today I can try building on my FAIRNESS by giving other people the chance to speak up and claim what is rightfully theirs.
    3. Today I can try building on my PLAYFULNESS/HUMOR by trying to find ways to lighten what could be serious discussions.

  12. 1. Today I can try building on my Learning by doing the DFQ and reading that I have been lagging in
    2. Today I can try building on my Intellection by taking some own time and review the year that has gone by and all that occurred and reflect on successes/failures
    3. Today I can try building on my achiever self by closing of as many issues as possible

    ( I went back to look at my gallup report for my top 3 strenghts and it felt good to know re-visit the report and use it to reflect it against my current job and it achievements where due to virtuous circumstance i was putting use to my strengths to fullest ! )

  13. 1. Today I can build on my leadership skills by helping others with their projects.
    2. Today I can build on my self-regulation by doing one thing for each of my top 5 projects.
    3. Today I can build on my creativity by exploring and identifying new ways to get to my 10x.

  14. Today I can build on my teamwork by appreciating the people I work with.

    Today I can build on my love by spending quality time and being present with my family

    Today I can build on my perseverance by attacking and completing the mountain of admin which has built up on my desk

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