Greatness begins with awareness.

What’s unique about you?

So often, we take our talents and abilities for granted. We believe because a particular skill or way of interacting with people comes easily, it must be equally easy for others. I often find the acknowledgement of a client’s strengths can be surprising to him. When individuals really understand their talents, they can leverage them to an even greater extent. Confidence increases as they face their challenges.

Can you describe your greatest strengths in one or two sentences?

Be objective. Think about what makes you unique and helps you solve the challenges of your day with the greatest ease. A fun coaching assignment is to ask a few trusted colleagues or family members what they see as your unique talents. Try it. You will be intrigued with what you hear. It may give you some new thoughts on how you might capitalize on your strengths in ways you have not done before. And, be sure to enjoy the feedback you get. Don’t discount it. Breathe it in deeply. And simply thank your observer for the feedback.


  1. Colleen Boselli

    Brilliant. I couldn’t agree more with your well-worded POV, Susan. I will use your call-to-action. Thanks!

    • Susan

      Thanks, Colleen. I would love to hear if feedback on how the call-to-action works. I can’t take credit for the exercise, we asked people for this type of feedback in an coaching class years ago! I found it be amazing to hear and the feedback aligns with my Realise2 Strengths report – which includes many of the traits I heard from people.


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