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How Alicia Santamaria’s Top 5 Strengths Accelerated Her Success

How Alicia Santamaria’s Top 5 Strengths Accelerated Her Success

Alicia Santamaria is Founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Adelante Coaching + Consulting, a company that collaborates with executive leaders, team managers and People Operations/HR to create high-performing and positive workplaces that meet the changing needs of today’s workforce.  Alicia started her career as a conflict resolution trainer and team facilitator over 25 years ago. She currently focuses her workplace coaching and consulting on positive organizational culture-building through leadership development, increasing manager effectiveness, strengths-based employee engagement and helping teams develop high performing and high trust cultures. She is particularly passionate about helping individuals learn new skills to better engage in...

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From Navy Commander to Strengths Coach with Dennis Volpe

From Navy Commander to Strengths Coach with Dennis Volpe

Dennis Volpe currently serves as a Principal Consultant and Executive Performance and Transition Coach with the Leadership Research Institute where he partners with organizations to accelerate the development of their Leaders and Leadership Teams by developing, equipping, and empowering them to be the transformative force needed to make their environment and, ultimately, the world a better place.  Dennis’ understanding of personal leadership comes from his over twenty years of experience as a career Naval Officer to include Command at Sea and a variety of intellectual pursuits. His Top 5 Strengths are Individualization, Relator, Focus, Achiever and Harmony. Strengths Based Leadership...

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Building a Better Community & Maximizing Team Development with Bethany Brewer

Building a Better Community & Maximizing Team Development with Bethany Brewer

  Meet Bethany Brewer, Organizational Development Manager for the City of Burnsville, a suburb in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area of Minnesota. Burnsville is home to over 62,000 residents and employs over 300 staff who work to create great experiences in their community. Bethany’s Top 5 Strengths are Empathy, Harmony, Maximizer, Individualization, and Adaptability and she uses the CliftonStrengths assessment as a professional team development tool. In her experience, it helps create a common language that helps her and her colleagues better understand themselves and each other and adapt how they work together to create better results for the community...

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Forging a Strengths-Based Career Path with Rebecca, Our Virtual Assistant

Forging a Strengths-Based Career Path with Rebecca, Our Virtual Assistant

Meet Rebecca who is currently forging a new career path as a self-employed Virtual Assistant with the help and support of Freedom Makers, an agency that creates flexible employment opportunities for military spouses across the globe by connecting them with small business owners and entrepreneurs who need qualified assistants that can provide customized support to help them grow, thrive, and take their business to the next level. Originally from the United States, Rebecca now lives in the United Kingdom with her husband who serves on active duty in the British Armed Forces. It’s a good thing Rebecca enjoys travel, adventure,...

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COMMANDing and Achieving Business Success with Bill Watkins

COMMANDing and Achieving Business Success with Bill Watkins

  Meet Bill Watkins, a West Point graduate, Army veteran, business leader, entrepreneur, supportive husband, proud dad, proud-er Grandad, world-class athlete, and Gallup-Certified CliftonStrengths Coach. Bill is also Founder and CEO of The Lions Pride, a powerful network of high-performance leaders that provides tailored tools for every challenge and relentless professional support to its Cohort Members.  Harnessing the power of his ninja team of business accelerators and his impressive arsenal of tools, created and developed from personal and professional experience, Bill shows small business owners how to get more—more money, more results, more happiness, more time, and more done—so they...

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