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3 Tips for Excelling at Work You Aren’t That Good At – Entrepreneur.com Article by Mary Kaiser

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

We all have what I call a sweet spot, those areas where we excel in business. When we’re naturally good in certain spaces, we gravitate that way. The quality level of our work tends to be higher and we get those tasks done more efficiently. Knowing our strengths is key to performing at our peak.

Yet working only in only in areas of strength, or failing to recognize our weaknesses, can stagnate us and the entire organization. Here are three strategies to make the most of working outside of your comfort zone. Read more.

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New Service Offerings – Young Professionals & Women

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Start with Strengths will be adding two new service offerings this fall in 1:1 and in group/workshop settings.

Students/Young Professionals

If you have a student or someone new to the workforce, we will be offering our proprietary strengths assessment and coaching services to help young professionals identify the right career path. Our strengths assessments will identify business strengths, beyond academics, to help the student or young professional pursue career choices that best suit their strengths, passions and intellectual abilities.

Women Returning to the Workplace

We are offering a variety of services to assist women who are looking to return to the workplace. Our goal is to help identify opportunities for business success and personal satisfaction. Starting with our strengths assessment, we will evaluate their skills and help develop a personal brand to re-enter the workplace with confidence and purpose. Our coaching services also entail resume building, networking recommendations, interview skills and more.

Please contact us if you are interested in learning more.

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Study Your Team Now to Make the Best Hire Later — Entrepreneur.com Article by Mary Kaiser

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Hiring the wrong person is a potentially crippling error but is avoided by being in tune with the strengths and culture of your organization. When it comes to the hiring process, it’s crucial to identify candidates who have the necessary skill set and whose values align with the culture of your organization.

A strengths assessment of your organization is important to ensure you’re tapping into the right people. Think of it as a SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunities, threats) analysis of your people to identify key personality and behavioral traits and natural talents to help you best leverage that combination of talents. Read more.

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Set Your Employees Up for Success – Entrepreneur.com Article by Mary Kaiser

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

For employees to excel, be productive and passionate in the workplace, there needs to be an ongoing focus on fostering an environment where they feel valued and a part of the corporate culture. Trust me I know.

Working with organizations of all shapes and sizes — from Fortune 100 companies to small startups – I have learned that placing an emphasis on developing a strong culture and an environment fueled by employee successes are two cornerstones of any high-performance organization. Read more.

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LevelUp Women’s Event April 24

LevelUp Women’s Event April 24

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

The Start with Strengths and Level Up Mentoring Workshop is a one-day event for women designed to inspire.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Gatehouse
Lafayette, Colorado

Whether you are looking to jump-start or change your career, re-enter the work force or identify what can turn an ordinary job into a passion, you won’t want to miss this event. Highlights include:

  • Hear inspiring stories from female guest panelists who have realized their talents and passions and made the most of their career choices.
  • Learn your top 5 strengths and see how they could be key to reaching your personal and professional goals.
  • Share ideas with other women about what success means and how to attain it regardless of your age, career or current job situation.
  • Develop an action plan and work with accountability partners to move your ideas forward to enhance your personal and professional path.

Click here for more info or to register. Register before April 14th for $50 off. Enter code: 50OFF.

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