Knowing and Understanding Our Strengths

Monica is co-facilitating a workshop with Kathy on the value of knowing and understanding our strengths and those of our children . Here are some of Kathy’s thoughts about how her lens shifted after she did a strengths assessment with her children and worked with others with their strengths…

So What are Strengths?

So what are strengths? How are they different from talents? Don Clifton, founder and chief designer of the StrengthsFinder profile, often referred to talents as: “Any recurring pattern of thought, feeling, or behavior that can be productively applied.” For example, if you naturally relish competing, you have a talent in competitiveness. If you can easily […]

How Does Curiosity Foster Learning?

People ask how curiosity fosters learning? It sounds so easy to say “Watch for interest and curiosity as an entry place for learning,” and yet sometimes this can be more challenging than we expect. Along with wanting to nurture our children’s love of learning, we might have the nagging concern that they might not be […]