strategies that activate resilience

Clifton Stengths Assessment Austin, MN

Emerging unique strengths and discovering practical strategies can fuel resilience that energizes and transforms how we lead and live!

Training and Coaching

Team Mapping with CliftonStrengths®

We are all uniquely talented with strengths that come natural to us. But how does that look in a team setting, how we communicate, make decisions and solve problems?

Professional Development Training Austin, MN

Strengths®, Strategies, and Soul

So, you took the CliftonStrengths® assessment.  You may or may not have received training but most likely you haven't had the opportunity to surface insights about yourself that change how you approach life. This unique format can activate, reactivate or reveal for the first time how to leverage what’s best in you. Inspiring you to lead and live with greater ease, purpose and less exhaustion and stress.

Leadership Strengths & Strategies™ Coaching

Whether you’re an organization that wants to invest in a new leader, or a new leader who wants to invest in yourself – individualized leadership coaching will increase your confidence as a leader and offer strategies to lead yourself and others well without the risk of exhaustion or burnout. Each session has a guided process that connects the participant’s specific strengths to practical tools to emerge as a leader that organizations need to build and maintain a resilient culture.

Leadership Development & Growth Coaching

For the team member who is struggling, this unique leadership development format invites current leaders to grow in self-awareness of their leadership impact and opportunity to discover how their natural strengths can equip them to engage in ways that build capacity, clarity and connection for themselves and those they work with.

Benefits in how we lead.


  • Increases effectiveness and emotional intelligence as a leader who engages and inspires others
  • Equips you to make decisions with more confidence and clarity; insight regarding unintended consequences
  • ​Increases energy and engagement for your work and relationships in the workplace
  • Empowers you to leverage your strengths to reach professional goals, whether it's a project, promotion, or exploring a new career
  • Enhances your ability to develop strategies that use your strengths to face challenges in the workplace
  • Provides discovery on how to live life while you do work with more intention and balance


  • Taps into collective strengths to accomplish larger goals with great efficiency and engagement
  • Increases understanding and respect while decreasing conflict, as team members understand one another's strengths and how they can be used collaboratively for the common good
  • Offers insight to team leaders on how best to assign colleagues to tasks that leverage strengths to increase job satisfaction and productivity
  • Builds opportunity for improved communication between colleagues that can lead to increased productivity, engagement, and collective achievement of organization's deadlines and goals


  • Utilizes member's strengths to reinforce the vision and mission at the leadership level, keeping work and focus relevant for employees of the organization
  • Offers director valuable insight into their board and how to best connect strengths to the agency's needs, both organizationally and with staff
  • Inspires boards members to serve with more purpose as they bring their strengths and insights to the table
  • Encourages directors as they observe board members engage with meaning with their strengths - especially true in smaller non-profits

Benefits in how we live.

  • Gives insight on how your natural strengths influence your responses to people and circumstances
  • Offers discovery on how to use your strengths to enhance relationships and improve communication and understanding
  • Equips you to face life challenges with greater confidence and practical tools, whether it's a health diagnosis, relationship change, or other unexpected difficulties
  • A practical tool to increase confidence in life transitions: what you want the next chapter to look and feel like
  • Gives valuable direction for a new graduate (high school or college)
  • Creates inspiration and focus that can fuel reaching your personal goals
  • Trades exhaustion for energy as you focus on your strengths rather than what your "weakness" are
  • Enables you to set healthy boundaries, know why you are doing it, and how to sustain them
  • Offers insight to how others might view you and how to best communicate what it is you really want to say
  • Celebrates who you are designed to be and how the world around you needs your unique talents
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Sandy’s strengths coaching and training has been an integral part of our on-boarding leadership process. When we truly know ourselves, we feel more equipped to lead a team by leveraging our strengths. Sandy has also done coaching with me and my husband when we realized we were in a different life stage in our marriage. Sandy’s insight really allows you to pause and reflect about yourself and find ways to make every day count. Personally and professionally- I can truly say I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for her wisdom. -executive director, non-profit

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