Rock Your Strengths

Gallup Strength Speaker, Coach,
Book Author & Artistan

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Decades of research has shown that when employees are given the opportunity to do what they do best every day, the effect on individual, team, and organizational performance is powerful. The problem is that most people aren’t able to accurately identify their own strengths and therefore can’t intentionally use them.

Let me help you become more effective, efficient, and engaged in your life!

Carol Anne McGuire

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It was a natural progression for me to think deeply about Gallup Strengths through the lens of my faith, and soon I recognized that the heroes of the Scriptures were operating in God-given Strengths!
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Get a little extra jolt of your Strength with a hot cup of Joe or contemplate resting in your Strength zone with a smooth cup of tea!
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Top 5 Strengths Illustrated Posters are suitable for framing in your office or home will remind you, your workmates, your clients just what you are good at!
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You know you are 'owning it' when you are wearing your Strengths! Check out the wearables that I have made to remind my clients of their Strengths.
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Strengths-Based Parenting

It's important for parents to explore their children's talents with them. Show you children that they are capable of greatness! Your gift of encouragement is priceless to them.

In Gallup's new book, "Strengths Based Parenting: Developing Your Children's Innate Talents", author Mary Reckmeyer notes six categories of parent behaviors that help to make a difference in their child's development.

Direction: Parents provide direction for their children by verbalizing their expectations, as well as advocate for their children when necessary.

Concentrated Time: Parents listen to what their children want to talk about, devote their time in doing homework, playing games, reading, etc.

Celebrations: Parents plan fun things to do with their children and make sure they celebrate positive experiences with them.

Recognition: Parents give generous praise directly focused on their child's achievements.

Emotional Support: Parents express their love and support their children emotionally, physically, spiritually, mentally and socially.

Structure: Parents provide their children with opportunities for responsibility and intentionally discuss right and wrong decisions.

When I saw the video on "The Backyard Zamboni", I loved how the father helped his son develop the zamboni and then demonstrate how it works!

Everyone has talent. As you think of your own children, do you know what ways your children are uniquely talented? Do you know how they think? What's most important to them?

Your child has something very unique inside them! They have a special way of looking at the world! Their unique perspective has the ability to create new inventions, lead groups of people to better solutions, entertain others, and change the way we think about things!

If you are interested in more information of how to discover your child's strengths, contact me!

Rock Your Strengths! (And the Strengths of your child!)