Episode 229: How to Run Your Business & Life Through Your Strengths with Alissa Daire Nelson


As many of you know, I’m currently in the thralls of getting certified in an appreciative inquiry program through L.E.A.F and it’s all about owning and leveraging your strengths, in life and business.


It focuses on the idea that when we leverage our strengths together that they outweigh the weaknesses in our systems, personalities and what we put out into the world.


Instead of measuring where we are weak, what if we started measuring where we are strong and focusing more of our attention there?


Well, my guest on the podcast this week cares an awful lot about your strengths and I’m so pumped to share this episode with you.


Alissa Daire Nelson is an accomplished speaker, author, podcaster and Certified Strengths Strategy Coach, but more than anything else she’s an exceedingly proud wife and mother of two, who loves helping others discover how to make their businesses and relationships thrive in harmony.


Let’s stop measuring where we are weak, and instead measure where we are strong. That’s how we should be seeing our capabilities and our opportunities, not from where we’re failing and what we need to fix, but from how to do more of what we’re doing well and excelling at.


No matter who you are or where you’re at in your business, this episode will be relevant to you and it might just shift the way you think about yourself, your business and the place you’re at in the world, in a way that could be more beneficial and productive for you.


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In This Episode You’ll Hear:

  • The importance of owning who you are and being yourself
  • Why focusing on our weaknesses over our strengths often leads to failure instead of growth and improvement
  • How understanding your weaknesses can help you give yourself grace and redirect your focus
  • The #1 thing you should look for when hiring a coach (for any area of your life!)


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