Leadership Series, Part Two: What’s Your Strength?

by: Sherri McMillan, MSc


There’s value in building on what you’re already good at.

It’s the American way to focus on your weaknesses in order to improve your overall strengths. But in StrengthsFinder® 2.0 (Gallup Press 2007), author Tom Rath says that that approach has its priorities out of order.

Let’s say a child brings home a report card with five A grades and one D in math. How do parents typically respond?

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IDEA Fitness Manager, Volume 26, Issue 3

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About the Author

Sherri McMillan, MSc

Sherri McMillan, MSc IDEA Author/Presenter

Sherri McMillan, MSc, is a fitness trainer who has been inspiring the world to adopt a fitness lifestyle for almost 25 years. She has received numerous industry awards, including 2010 Can-Fit-Pro Inte...