Strengths, Happen To Your Career, HTYC

This is the conclusion of the discussion that Mark and Scott had in Episode 26.

If you aren’t completely confident in what your strengths are, Go back and listen to Episode 26

Resources to validate your strengths

Disclaimer: These resources only work if you are completely honest with yourself!

Personality and Strength profiles simply validate what you already know about yourself.

Before you spend money on the following resources, lay the groundwork by asking yourself the questions that we outlined in Part I of this episode.  It will greatly accelerate your learning curve with these tools.

 StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath

Mark will be writing a review of StrengthsFinder 2.0 soon.

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  • 35+ Different Strengths Categories. Helps you identify your Top 5 Strengths
  • Strengths like: “woo” (Mark calls it ‘boyish charm’), ideation, futuristic

Scott recommends narrowing down to your Top 2-3 strengths

Scott has all coaching clients take the StrengthsFinders test prior to coaching

  • Allows client to validate what they know and gives us discussion points with the client
  • Helps us cut past all of the “finding” time.  Allows us to provide greater value.

Click here to purchase StrengthsFinder 2.0

DiSC Profiles

Chris LoCurto discusses the DiSC Profiles in his HTYC interview

Listen here! 

Focuses on your personality and how you communicate and interact with other people.

Four areas:

D: Driver – In your face, blunt, very little detail, take charge

I: Influencing – Life of the party, social, interacting, consensus building, center of attention

S: Steady – Loyal, concerned about what others thinking, don’t like conflict, calm, don’t like to be rushed

C: Constant – very detail oriented, love Google and Excel Spreadsheets, need organization

Understanding the DiSC profile allows you to get along with others and understand others so you can focus on working in your strengths.

We recommend the DiSC Profiles offered by Dan Miller and the 48Days Team

You can purchase your DiSC Profile here

 The Passion Test by Janet Attwood

Helps you understand your passions and your strengths by using stories and mental exercises

The Passion Test allows you to put your strengths and passions in the context of your life

Click here to purchase The Passion Test

Why are we talking about this? 

Over and over again we get emails saying “I don’t know what I want to do…”

Mark and Scott are creating a free email course that will walk you through the process of determining what you want to do in your career!

This will be the first part of the HTYC One-Stop and will be prerequisite to utilizing any of the other One-Stop resources, tools or courses.

Stay tuned for more info!