Do you have things on your “to-Do” list that you keep avoiding? I find that tasks that require laser like focus for repetitive tasks are particularly challenging for me. Last week, I was crawling through the task of loading an online course onto a website. It required laser focus and I found I was depleted by the repetition. I was making very slow progress.
I decided to play to my strengths to get this task of loading a course online completed. In the Strengths Finder world there is one strength called focus. People who have this strength are incredibly talented at focusing in on one task. It is not one of my strengths. Yet, one of my strengths is strategic thinking. I do some of my best thinking when I create space and time to think big. I often find that I do this best when I am moving.
Thus the Strengths Biathlon. [Read more…]