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Developing Leaders: The Strengths-Based Approach

Published: 18 August 2009

ID: G00170133

Analyst(s): Andrew R. Walker, Steve Bittinger


In these challenging times, playing to strengths can lead to the fear of derailment, but the same approach to people development can help overcome the traditional, direct approach of identifying and investing in overcoming gaps or weaknesses.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Recognizing the Opportunities to Build Strengths
    • Stepping Up the Learning Curve
  • Strategies for Building Strengths
  • Overcoming Derailers While Building Strengths
    • Strategies for Overcoming Derailers
    • Recommendations for Building Strengths

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