Chasing Your Strengths

By Mary Sommerset

Families with teenagers can run into walls sometimes. Parents may feel obligated to correct weaknesses they perceive in their children. New research tells us it’s far better to capitalize on their strengths.

An easy and fun way to do this is to play www.Lumosity.com puzzles and games. Or take the simple 20 minute test from Strength Finders 2.0, which spits out each participants’ five top strengths and how they combine to create a cool picture of the player.

This strategy is often used in business to determine who to put on the proverbial bus and in which seat. It has the added benefit of lessening judgmental behavior.

We stop beating ourselves and others up for weaknesses and begin to revel in our strengths.

It’s way more fun!

Mary Sommerset is a Premier Success Coach that helps women with Overcoming Obstacles/Change Management.

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