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QuickStyles Consolidated Report

Introducing QuickStyle Assessments

April 10, 2020
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We all react uniquely to new information and plans, which can result in team conflict. But most communication snafus can be avoided by simply understanding our differences and appreciating the strengths of others. That’s why we’re introducing QuickStyle Assessments. QuickStyle Assessments are a consolidated format of the Leading From Your Strengths report. Each team member’s…

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Prioritized Life Assessment cover page

Introducing The Prioritized Life Assessment

December 16, 2019
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If you’ve not experienced the Prioritized Life Assessment and would like to, click the link below to receive a 50% discount on the assessment. The Prioritized Life Assessment (Discount Applied at time of checkout $17.50 off retail price)

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Coaching: Leverage Your Team’s Hidden Competitive Advantage

October 28, 2019
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Guest Post by Don Cruickshank* “How do they keep beating us?” “We should be able to run over them!” Members of my high school basketball team had the same discussion year after year as we consistently lost to a smaller school’s team. One of the opposing team’s players could only score when he was positioned five…

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Jodie O'Shannassy leads a group of volunteers in ministry at her local hospital using LFYS

Volunteers: Profiles Help Pastoral Caregivers Serve Hurting Patients, Families

May 30, 2019
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Jodie O’Shannassy and her hospital volunteers use LFYS to gain understanding for each other and those they serve Hospital chaplain Jodie O’Shannassy serves with three other leaders to coordinate a team of 30-40 pastoral care volunteers serving in hospitals that are part of the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service (DDHHS) throughout southern Queensland, Australia.…

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Olga Messios uses LFYS tool in human resources

Coaching: My Favorite Assessment Tool

January 9, 2019
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LFYS Sets Up Teams and Individuals for Success – Every Time By Olga Messios As a human resources professional and a leadership coach, I am always looking for good tools – in fact, I’m certified to administer several well-known cross-cultural, stress management, and emotional-intellectual intelligence assessments. So when a I heard about Leading From Your…

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Certified practitioner Jeff Germo

Leadership Development: Discipleship Transforms a Church and Entire Community

September 12, 2018
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When Jeff Germo was called as lead pastor of Campbell River Baptist Church (Campbell River, British Columbia), the elder/deacon board gave him a mandate to develop leaders. “The discipleship system in the local church isn’t working,” says Jeff. Leadership skills grow out of spiritual formation and that everybody in God’s church is broken, including himself.…

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Healthy communication on a team

Guest Post: A Healthy Team Plans Together

January 25, 2018
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One Multisite Church’s Story of Simplifying Communications Guest Post by Judy Stallwitz* Our staff loves each other. We’re a healthy team that balances humility and willfulness. But just like maintaining a healthy diet or a healthy marriage, maintaining good team health requires attention to drift. “Drift” isn’t a mystical cloud that materializes. It can easily…

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How to Find Your Fit: 3 Clues to Your Calling

November 9, 2017
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Guest Post By Gabe Kolstad One key skill separates effective leaders from ineffective ones: the ability to find their fit. According to the American Institute of Stress, “job-fit” is a leading factor in workplace satisfaction and performance. So it stands to reason that your leadership impact can multiply by making sure you’re doing the things…

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