Monthly Archives: October 2014

Better for Managers to Focus on Strengths More than Self-Awareness?

Recently, I read an article in which the author argued that self-awareness is not as important as a focus on strengths. This gave me pause. Isn’t an awareness of strengths part of self-awareness?  I was discussing it with my wise … Continue reading

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Who Needs Emotional Intelligence?

By Dr. Ginny Trierweiler Mary felt deep passion for the mission of the organization where she had worked for nearly 20 years.  Now working as an office manager and very relationship-oriented, she maintained a lot of contact with clients, many … Continue reading

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Are your employees happy?

Happy at work?  Promoting Happiness in the Mission-Based and Nonprofit Work by Ginny Trierweiler, Ph.D. Betty loved accounting and budget planning and reveled in numbers and spreadsheets. She seemed a particularly talented candidate for the position of Finance Director in … Continue reading

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Maximize the Contributions of Highly Sensitive Employees

by Dr. Ginny Trierweiler I have always been particularly interested in what makes individuals tick.  As a mission-based manager and nonprofit CEO for many years, I have been particularly interested in how to best match individuals with career roles and … Continue reading

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