In this episode we speak with CliftonStrengths coach, John Augusto. John shares how universities and nonprofits are using the CliftonStrengths Assessment as their secret weapon in understanding student and staff strengths. Because, as GALLUP says, “Understanding your strengths unlocks your potential and leads you to greater performance.”
[01:51] Using the CliftonStrengths Assessment to unlock students’ potential
[07:30] Why CliftonStrengths and how your nonprofit can benefit from its model
[17:00] Common themes
[19:50] John discusses how Clifton Strengths Assessment helps individuals realize their talents as cross-functional skills.
[23:40] Applying CliftonStrengths results to your personal life
[28:23] When strengths may become weaknesses.
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