#CoachHG Collection 13: Conflict Resolution (Ideation & Consistency) – StrengthsFinder Singapore

Please read #CoachHG Collection: Conflict Resolution (Introduction) before proceeding further.

Ideation & Consistency are 2 very contrasting talent themes in CliftonStrengths.

Ideation talent theme

The genius of your Ideation talent begins with your love of ideas and the way you so quickly learn new ideas, concepts and principles. But you are not passive. It is as if you take ideas and then begin spinning them around in your mind. With each new idea you learn, you tend to think about it over and over – – – spinning it around with the many other ideas you already have. The result of this thinking,

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#CoachHG Collection 12: Conflict Resolution (Woo & Deliberative) – StrengthsFinder Singapore

Read #CoachHG Collection: Conflict Resolution (Introduction) before proceeding further.Woo & Deliberative are 2 very contrasting talent themes in CliftonStrengths.  

Woo talent themeThe genius of your WOO talent involves the impact you can have on other people and the ease with which you can win them over. You have an incredible ability to meet new people and almost magically know what to say in order to draw others out. Other people love the attention you give them and the way that you can affirm a person so quickly. Of course you love the process and the challenge of meeting new people. And people love it

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#CoachHG Collection 11: Conflict Resolution (Maximizer & Restorative) – StrengthsFinder Singapore

Read #CoachHG Collection: Conflict Resolution (Introduction) before proceeding further.Maximizer & Restorative are 2 very contrasting talent themes in CliftonStrengths.  

Maximizer talent theme

The genius of your Maximizer talent starts with what you can see in people. You can see the strengths and talents, the potentials and the capabilities, and you can see the emerging abilities within people even before they can see them. But this is only the beginning of the genius of your Maximizer talent. You can literally see what people could be like if they were to fully develop and maximize the talents, potential and emerging abilities within them. is results in

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StrengthsFinder Coaching: Harnessing Power of Unique Profiles

No Ordinary Organisation  

I walked into a busy healthcare facility in the heartland of Singapore. The security guard initiated surprising hospitality-like eye contact and asked me what I needed (not part of his security job!). I said “I have a meeting with Dr. X” (certainly not your usual visitor request in a healthcare facility).

Surprisingly, he walked me personally to the door of Dr. X, checked for his presence in the room, before allowing me to contact Dr. X on my mobile.

During the 10min waiting time before I met Dr. X, two other staff approached

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#CoachHG Collection 10: Conflict Resolution (Introduction) – StrengthsFinder Singapore

My meeting with Jim Clifton, the Chairman & CEO of Gallup For this new series, I would like to focus on ‘Conflict Resolution through a CliftonStrengths lens’. During my last meeting with Jim Clifton, the Chairman & CEO of Gallup, our conversation evolved around 2 core issues:

  1. It is more than Strengths Movement, it is about ‘everybody needs a coach’
  2. Almost every executive coaching eventually evolves around ‘people/relational issues’

With more than 17 million people who have completed their CliftonStrengths profiling, there are certain pairs of talent themes that seldom appear in their Top 5 together; 1% or lower

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#CoachHG Collection 9: CliftonStrengths Findings In Gender (Competition)

From my previous article, I mentioned that from the database of more than 11 million people, there are 5 talent themes with highest differentiation between men and women.

  • Women far exceed men in having Empathy and Developer in their Signature themes – a powerful combination for nurturing others.
  • The number of men with AnalyticalIdeation and Competition in their Signature themes far exceeds the number of women with these themes in their Signature themes.
  • Men (16.3%) far exceed women (6.5%) in having Competition in their Signature themes.

In this article, I shall focus on the 4 factors to develop the Competition talent theme. Factor 1: Awareness of “I want to win” drive

Your …

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#CoachHG Collection 8: CliftonStrengths Findings In Gender (Ideation)

From my previous article, I mentioned that from the database of more than 11 million people, there are 5 talent themes with highest differentiation between men and women.

  • Women far exceed men in having Empathy and Developer in their Signature themes – a powerful combination for nurturing others.
  • The number of men with AnalyticalIdeation and Competition in their Signature themes far exceeds the number of women with these themes in their Signature themes.
  • Men (18.1%) far exceed women (9.7%) in having Ideation in their Signature themes.

In this article, I shall focus on Ideation talent theme.  People exceptionally talented in the Ideation theme are fascinated by ideas. They are able to find connections between seemingly disparate

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#CoachHG Collection 7: CliftonStrengths Findings In Gender (Analytical)

From my previous article, I mentioned that from the database of more than 11 million people, there are 5 talent themes with highest differentiation between men and women.

  • Women far exceed men in having Empathy and Developer in their Signature themes – a powerful combination for nurturing others.

Over the next few articles, I shall focus on Analytical, Ideation and Competition talent themes.

  • The number of men with AnalyticalIdeation and Competition in their Signature themes far exceeds the number of women with these themes in their Signature themes.
  • Men (21.1%) far exceed women (11.2%) in having Analytical in their Signature themes.

Below are 5 contributions of people with Analytical talents; one with

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Your Unique Talents – Keys to Power, Purpose & Passion in your Career

(An article I am writing for a dear friend’s mission to value-add to the gig economy. And for everyone out there who is on the journey to discover your unique personal branding & contribution)

Key Questions for the Independent Talent

  • Q1: Why should customers & clients choose us?
  • Q2: What sets our service apart from the rest of the market?

These are key questions that face the successful Independent Talent (IT) everyday. The answer involves identifying how one can “uniquely value-add” to customers & clients, then elevating the service to become a “compelling draw” for clients.

Operating with Talent

“Unique

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#CoachHG Collection 6: CliftonStrengths Findings In Gender (Developer)

In my previous article, I mentioned that from the database of more than 11 million people, there are 5 talent themes with the highest differentiation between men and women.

Women (21.1%) far exceed men (11.2%) in having Developer in their Signature themes.

As I’ve stated previously, it is important we do not stereotype that “only women are nurturing”.In today’s article, I’ve therefore chosen this video (on the left) of a man who exhibits the Developer talent theme. In this video, you will see that he:

  1. Gives in order to nurture
  2. Encourages in order to build others’ confidence
  3. Helps in order to see incremental growth
  4. Cultivates in

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