The Power Of You And The Super Strengths That You Need To Nourish

Keep growing and reinforcing your skills as you progress in life

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Flowers and plants need certain things to grow and thrive. They need the basics like water, sunlight, and air. They also need a good stable foundation of rich soil. All of these things are very important.

People and their careers also need basic ingredients. A lot of individuals have jobs that pay well and maybe they are good at them. This is a very important thing, to be compensated for the work that you do and to be able to support a family.

Then there are others who want to go above and beyond the basics. Maybe they aspure to achieve at a high level.

In order to reach beyond their current goals and accomplishments, a lot of people first have identified their super strengths and figured out how to use them.

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Identifying Super Strengths

How do you go about identifying the super strengths that you possess?

Here are some suggestions about questions that you need to ask yourself:

  • What are you good at?
  • What are your passions?
  • What do you love to do?
  • What gets you excited?
  • What do you find yourself doing for fun?

I used to work for a fitness company. What I discovered in that role was that there were many employees who had a real strong passion for fitness. These specific individuals were not always the best in sales or other metrics, but their passion for fitness was palpable.

The super strength that you have for something is what can push and pull you into an occupation. In my example about the fitness business, the employees who were fit and energetic, who knew what they were talking about because they lived the life, were the ones who seemed to stay with the company the longest.

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Matching Super Strengths with Occupations

The next step is to go about matching your super strengths to an occupation. Now you may not want to do this immediately if you have a great job with benefits. But if you’re being introspective and want a more fulfilling role, this step toward self fulfillment might be right for you.

A lot of people are great about promotion and public relations without knowing it. Think of a sports fan who is like a walking calendar and encyclopedia for his or her favorite team. They can tell you the date, time, and location of the next game. They can tell you about the challenging schedule and the chances of winning more games.

These types of fans really care about the product and it shows. They don’t even have to work hard because it is so much fun for them. It doesn’t have to be sports. It can be anything else that has become a part of someone’s life.

It is always a good time to identify your strengths so you can focus on improving your career prospects. Keep your passions alive because they are what help you get excited about the next days of your life.

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writer and novelist. traveler and adventurer. looking for fun in the sun. chasing the dream. can't stop the feeling that time is going faster.

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