Table of contents for Go put your strengths to work : 6 powerful steps to achieve outstanding performance / Marcus Buckingham.
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Introduction: LEAD THIS MOVEMENT
- The First Stage: How to Label
- The Second Stage: How To Take Action
- You Are Here
- And You're Closer Than You Think
- The 6-Step Discipline
- Trombone Player Wanted
Step 1: BUST THE MYTHS
"So, What's Stopping You?"
- Meet Heidi
- Myth 1: As You Grow, Your Personality Changes
- Myth 2: You Will Grow the Most in Your Areas of Greatest Weakness
- Myth 3: A Good Team Member Does Whatever It Takes to Help the Team
Step 2: GET CLEAR
"Do You Know What Your Strengths Are?"
- The Four Signs of a Strength
- Who Is the Best Judge of Your Strengths?
- Capture, Clarify, and Confirm Your Strengths
- Will Your Strengths Stay the Same Year after Year?
- Heidi Gets Clear
Step 3: FREE YOUR STRENGTHS
"How Can You Make the Most of What Strengthens You?"
- How Heidi Got Weak
- How Heidi Got Strong
- Your Strong Week Plan
- Four Strategies to Put Your Strengths to Work
- Your FREE Interview
Step 4: STOP YOUR WEAKNESSES
"How Can You Cut Out What Weakens You?"
- What Are Your Most Dominant Weaknesses?
- Capture, Clarify, and Confirm Your Weaknesses
- Quit "Should-ing"
- Four Strategies to Stop Your Weaknesses
- Heidi Stops Calling
- Your STOP Interview
Step 5: SPEAK UP
"How Can You Create Strong Teams?"
- "Your Strengths Weaken Me"
- Conversation 1: The Strengths Chat
- Conversation 2: "How I Can Help You"
- Conversation 3: The Weakness Chat
- Conversation 4: "How You Can Help Me"
- Tips for Strengths-Based Managers
- Team Georgia
Step 6: BUILD STRONG HABITS
"How Can You Make This Last Forever?"
- The End of the Beginning
- The Strongest Habits
- "And What Happens if..."
1. "...I don't know if I should take this job."
2. "...I don't think I should have taken this job."
3. "...I'm new to the job."
4. "...I'm overworked."
5. "...my manager doesn't understand me."
6. "...my manager is an idiot."
7. "...I'm burned out."
8. "...in the grand scheme of things, my job's just not that important."
9. "...deep down, I don't think I'm as good as everyone says I am."
Coda: TAKE YOUR STAND
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Performance -- Psychological aspects.