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Strategic – StrengthsFinder Coach Hee Guan’s Number 3 Theme

"You will take over and coach the Under-11 soccer team", I was told as a new teacher in 1995. Truth be told, I had never been a good soccer player as my body-kinesthetic intelligence is very low. As a teacher taking over the team, I also found out that my school's soccer team had been…
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Relator – StrengthsFinder Coach Hee Guan’s Number 2 Theme

My Relator operates in 2 extremes: being ever ready to befriend someone and also ever ready to 'unfriend' someone. Relator has a very sharp radar to detect authenticity, genuineness and trustworthiness. It allows me to build a deep and trusting relationship with a stranger when my radar is getting all the positive signals. On the…
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Command – StrengthsFinder Coach Hee Guan’s Number 1 Theme

Today, I was walking along a small lane and witnessed a possibility of two cars colliding. The word "crisis" loomed before me. I instinctively stretched out my hands, stared at the drivers and 'commanded' the cars according to what I want. I would think that if there were two other cars unwilling to give way,…
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“My Repentance” – The Beginning Of A Strengths-Based Family

Tension was building up between my wife and I with regards to the way we wanted to develop our son. Yew Ann has Global Developmental Delay (GDD). He crawled at his 15th month (instead of 6-8 months) and walked at his 28th month (instead of 10-15 months). One day, I caught myself getting frustrated with…
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