StrengthsFinder is a very practical tool. After identifying your Talents, it then encourages you to develop them. One of the available tools that you can use to develop your Talents is the framework called “Name it, Claim it, Aim it.” In this post, I explain how you can use it. Read on!
Raw talent is much more dangerous and visible than weakness. I used to find that statement provocative. Now that I understand what talents are, I agree with that message. It’s against common beliefs and assumptions, yet I’ve found a lot of examples that confirm it. In this post, I describe why raw talents are dangerous and how to mature your talent.
Many people ask me if I have any time that is not planned. Beneath that question is another one—do I have spare time when I do nothing? I find that question intriguing. It shows me that many people don’t know why it’s worth planning ahead and work on specific tasks at specific times. Today, I am writing about why it is worth being productive.
One of the best ways to become productive is to invest your time in building habits. I’ve written about this a number of times. Today, I’ll show you (or, for some of you, give a reminder about) the four stages of competence. This model clearly describes how one can build a habit. Read on to learn more about this model.
How often do you say “I have to”? Do you say “I’ll try…”? I really believe that the language we use shapes our behavior. I wonder if you get the same impression. I hope that you’ll find my thoughts and tips on this topic useful.