Nathifa Sligh, MSW is the owner of Juicy Christians Studio; a handmade mixed-media art company created to inspire the hearts and stories of women. A strong believer in the power of encouraging others and understanding yourself, she also coaches people in discovering and understanding their true genius as a Gallup-trained Strengths Coach. In her spare time, Nathifa loves to spend time with her family, travel and read a great love story.
Podcast 034 | Strengths Finder with Nathifa Sligh
1:18 “I use Strengths every single day…”
3:37 “When I learned my bottom strengths, that’s when I was like, Oh my goodness this is insane, like a moment of exhaling, because I understood why I was the way I was…”
4:59 “Strengths Finder is a tool to discover talent…”
9:19 “For me, I struggled over the course of my entire life, because I always felt like I was just a day-dreamer…”
10:30 “So many of us are trying to live the way we see other people live because their gifts and talents may have been invested in by school systems or their parents…”
15:45 “The strength is not a strength until you invest in it, until you practice it, until you are using it in a way that it is helping you and not hindering you.”
19:18 “People who use their strengths everyday are three times more likely to report having an excellent quality of life, six times more likely to be engaged at work, 8% more productive, and 15% less likely to quit their jobs.”
19:46 “This is ultimately about your happiness…”
24:42 “If you start to understand yourself, if you start to understand ‘this is what I am bringing to the table and this is where I am lacking in strengths or talents’ then you’ll see what sort of people you need on your team.”
27:45 “This is not to say that if you are missing strengths in certain categories you can’t do things. You can do it, but you have to do it in a way that compliments your strength…”
31:09 “Differences are advantages, and we need each other…”
34:42 “People with Restorative are really great at problem solving because they want to get something done…”
36:54 “The Influencing strengths I have found to be very rare, I don’t see these a lot. These folks are amazing at making sure their team is heard.”
37:41 “Woo is actually an acronym, it stands for ‘Winning Others Over.’ These are the people who, when they go anywhere, they will make a friend.”
40:12 “The relationship building strengths, these people will make you feel like you are a part of the team, like you belong there…”
42:02 “When chaos happens around me, I become laser focused, which creates a calm for people around me.”
42:49 “Strategic thinking folks are able to take information and analyze it in a way that is so unique and perceptive…”
46:37 “I would encourage everyone to do the assessment and get coaching…”
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