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CEO Uses Profiles to Build His Team — and Others

June 1, 2014
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  ACE South Africa CEO Graham Yoko was first drawn to the Leading From Your Strengths profiles when listening to a Focus on the Family radio interview with Dr. John Trent, profile co-creator. “I have always been passionate about people finding their ‘groove’ in life,” says Graham. “This sounded like a tool that I could…

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Transitions: Canadian Leader Helps Midlifers, Teams Transition Well

March 28, 2014
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Dr. Dan Reinhardt and CREST Leadership use profiles to guide midlife leaders After eighteen years of pastoral leadership, Dr. Dan Reinhardt took a sabbatical to pursue a doctorate in ministry leadership. As he conducted his thesis research he discovered the absence of leadership training material for mid-life leaders. CREST Leadership is an outgrowth of Dan’s…

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Ways a Certified Practitioner Can Help You, Part 4

March 25, 2014
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Get the Most Out of Your Profile Data Fourth in a series explaining how Certified Practitioners help you process profiles After you complete a Leading From Your Strengths profile assessment, you receive a 20-page personalized profile report. Its length alone provides a considerable amount of useful information. You will gain some initial insight simply by…

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Ministry Consultant Uses Profiles to Grow Teams

October 23, 2013
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“I’m completely frustrated.” Months of pent-up tension poured out as Allan, a senior pastor, explained his staff struggles to ministry consultant and coach Tony Morgan. “Members of this church tell us that they feel nurtured, loved, and supported,” said Allan. “But my staff can’t seem to get anything done.” It wasn’t long before Tony understood…

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Devotional: How Is Your Eyesight — Fuzzy or Clear?

August 13, 2013
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Is Your Eyesight Out of Focus? If your vision is less than 20/20 you’ve experienced that “Eureka!” moment. As the optometrist places glasses on the bridge of your nose, you open your eyes and poof! You can see clearly – whereas before, images were fuzzy and indistinct. When you can’t see well, life is unnecessarily…

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Team-Building: Flip Chart Exercise in Problem-Solving

November 9, 2012
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Put your team’s profile results into practice with this powerful exercise that uses a simple flip chart. Step 1 Divide your group into 3 groups based on where they fell on the Problem-Solving continuum (aggressive, neutral or reflective). Place each group in separate corners of the room with a flip chart and black marker. Instruct…

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