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36 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Lisa Cummings. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Lisa Cummings, often where they are interviewed.

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36 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Lisa Cummings. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Lisa Cummings, often where they are interviewed.

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Using Your Strengths in Difficult Conversations with Lisa Cummings (StrengthFinder Expert)

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In this episode, StrengthFinder Expert, Lisa Cummings teaches us how to use our natural strengths and talents in difficult conversations.


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Sep 14 2020 · 36mins
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ManagerMirror S2E12: Managing to Strengths with Lisa Cummings

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Strengthsfinder trainer and leadership expert Lisa Cummings shares her story & teaches us about leading different personalities to success.

Jun 25 2020 · 38mins
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Changing a business from in person to virtual - Lisa Cummings

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Lisa Cummings has been a road warrior her whole career as the leading consulting firm for helping businesses Lead With Strength using the Strength Finder model. Most of her year was spent travelling to and from clients to run live workshops. One day she asked herself, "Can I do what I do without all the travel?"

Two years after she asked herself that question her business went from 80 percent travel to 20 percent travel with no loss of revenue.

How did she do that? Can you do that too?

Take a listen as Lisa Cummings share how she transformed her business without changing the impact her work has on her clients.

We also take about how you can find and use your strengths to create and transform your business too.

Lisa Cummings has delivered events to over 11,500 people in 14 countries. In her signature program, Notice What Works, she helps leaders improve performance on their teams by tapping into each person’s strengths. You can see her featured in places like Harvard Business Publishing, Training Magazine, and Forbes.

She’s currently the CEO of a company called Lead Through Strengths. If you’ve been trying to turn your Shaquille O’Neal players into horse racing jockeys, it’s time to use their natural talents instead. Although that example sounds obvious, this misfit dynamic exists on most corporate teams today.

With 20 years of experience and an MBA, the most persistent trend she sees is a lopsided focus on hard skills in the workplace. She'll help you invest in natural talents so that how your team gets things done boosts performance as much as what gets done

Feb 19 2020 · 49mins
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#25 Lisa Cummings | It’s about knowing your strengths and finding a role that calls and wants these qualities

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Inspiration & Motivation for Career & Life

Hey there, great to have you on board for this weeks episode with Lisa Cummings.

Lisa has delivered events to thousands of participants in 14 countries. She’s one of those unique MBAs who is more into studying people than analyzes numbers.

You can see her work being featured in places like Harvard Business Publishing, Training Magazine and Forbes as well on the TEDx Stage. She’s the founder and CEO of „Lead Through Strengths“, where she helps individuals and teams boost their productivity by leveraging their strengths.


And of course, I talked to her about the value of being aware of one’s own strengths to then find a role that calls and wants these qualities. She also shares inspiring examples of breakthroughs that people and teams experienced when identifying their individual strengths.

Talking about her individual path, you’ll hear how she went back and forth in entrepreneurship and corporate roles and what feelings and fears she went through when she was freshly hired but decided to leave the role that looked different on paper. How she managed to marry her passion with success, why she calls her career "one of many experiments" and how she handles inner doubts – this and more you’ll hear now!

To date, you've used upcoming opportunities or have arrived where you are now rather coincidentally and would like to change that by finding your individual path?
Or you are a manager and it is important to you to offer your high potentials career paths within your company that fit to their strengths and individual goals?

As a career and business coach I am happy to support you on this journey – face to face in Düsseldorf (Germany) or in any other place by video or audio call. . Get in touch for a free initial consultation now and visit me on I’m excited to hear from you!

Dec 12 2019 · 43mins
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444: How to Have Learning Meetings, with Lisa Cummings

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Lisa Cummings: Lead Through Strengths
Lisa Cummings is the founder and CEO of Lead Through Strengths, a firm that exists to help people find and use their strengths at work. Lisa and her team serve large teams and organizations to help them leverage the results of the CliftonStrengths (formerly StrengthsFinder) assessment. She is also the host of the popular Lead Through Strengths podcast.

In this conversation, Lisa and I discuss the value of bringing continual learning into existing team meetings. We explore several steps for making this a reality and feature her new StrengthsFinder training* for individuals and teams who want to do this more intentionally. Use code CFL10 for a 10% tuition discount if you decide the program is right for you.
Key Points

Consistency of team learning over time, each if for only a few minutes in each interaction, can make substantial progress.
If possible, begin a meeting with a learning component.
Help connect the dots for people between their natural talents and the work in front of them in the organization.
When you ask people to think of others who they admire, be specific.

Resources Mentioned

Activity: What Do You Want to Be Remembered For? in PDF format (free membership required).
StrengthsFinder training for individuals and teams* (use code CFL10 for a 10% tuition discount)
The Ultimate Guide to Using Your Strengths to Get Hired

Related Episodes

Five Effective Ways to Train the People You Lead (episode 31)
How Teams Use StrengthsFinder Results, with Lisa Cummings (episode 293)
How to Lead Meetings That Get Results, with Mamie Kanfer Stewart (episode 358)
One Alternative to Standing Meetings

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Dec 09 2019 · 39mins
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223 | Lead Through Strengths, Lisa Cummings

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Lisa Cummings is a brilliant speaker and founder of Lead Through Strengths. She's a wealth of knowledge when it comes to leveraging your strengths for optimal results. There are 34 potential talent themes, everyone possesses a unique combination of these themes on their strengths profile. The idea of managing through strengths is uncovering people's strengths, then maximizing and leveraging those strengths to achieve greater success. Lisa shares how strengths are like an easy button to help you achieve the results you want.

For leaders in a selling environment, discover how to manage to everyone’s strengths so that you put the right people and pull the right resources, at the right time to best help your clients.

You're going to learn a ton with Lisa Cummings

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How to uncover your strengths.
> The greatest misconception that people have when it comes to managing people's strengths and weaknesses in sales.
> How knowing your strengths can impact your performance with team members and lead to better results.
> Examples of different strengths profiles that people might have and you can coach those people through to success.
> What is the ideal strengths profile for a successful salesperson?
> And much more...
Dec 07 2019 · 31mins
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Why You Should Be Obsessing Over Your Strengths - Lisa Cummings

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Lisa Cummings is a StrengthsFinder Trainer and Speaker who has delivered training and speaking events to over 13,500 participants in 14 countries. You can see her featured in places like Harvard Business Publishing, Training Magazine, and Forbes, and she’s the CEO of a company called Lead Through Strengths. Her super-powers include seeing each person’s uniqueness - even when they can't see it in themselves, infusing corporate cultures with energy and zest that were more lost than your sock that disappeared in the laundry 13 months ago, and offering a practical how-to element to a topic that often leaves people hanging after the initial inspiration.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • Why obsessing over your strengths is more effective than your weaknesses.
  • How the StrengthsFinder assessment can help you be more successful in all areas of life.
  • What it looks like to use your strengths daily.
  • A fresh approach to looking at your weaknesses. 

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May 14 2019 · 51mins
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Episode 15 - Lisa Cummings (Strengths Coach) Lead Through Strengths

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In this episode Lisa and I discuss busyness in business, how she can successfully work virtually whilst still honouring her clients' strengths, and how to inspire energy and team culture with a remote workforce.

Lisa has delivered events to over 11,500 participants in 14 countries. You can see her featured in places like Harvard Business Publishing, Training Magazine, and Forbes.

She’s the CEO of a company called Lead Through Strengths. When she’s not out spotting strengths in people, you find her playing drums, rescuing dogs, or making artsy things with a welder!

Lisa's top 5 strengths are Strategic, Maximizer, Positivity, Individualization & Woo.

Key highlights on this episode include:

· When you get busy, it’s easy for “busy” to be the master. It’s initially the badge of honour. But you need to think: what life am I trying to build and am I serving that life or am I just continuing to serve the busy.

· You need to stay clear and focused on what you want to achieve. What work do you love to do and what types of people do you love to do that work with.

· The business journey from hustle and grind mindset to one of grace and ease.

· When it comes to time on tasks - it’s not just about the time it takes to do that task. It’s the pre and post work too. How much do tasks and projects really cost for you? And are they aligned with your long term vision?

Find out more about Lisa at Lead Through Strengths and listen to her podcast here.

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May 09 2019 · 54mins
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Ep: 051 Lisa Cummings

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Lisa Cummings has delivered training & speaking events to over 11,500 participants in 14 countries. You can see her featured in places like Harvard Business Publishing, Training Magazine, and Forbes. She’s the CEO of a company called Lead Through Strengths.

When Lisa’s not out spotting strengths with teams, you'll find her rescuing stray dogs or playing drums.

Jan 07 2019 · 39mins
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121 : Working from Your Strengths w/ Lisa Cummings : How to identify both your's and your staff' strengths in the coffee shop, placing people in positions that compliment their talents, affirmation on the job, framing all work through the lens of str

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We really do tend to put too much emphasis on what is wrong with us and others. We focus on our weaknesses and simply overlook our strengths. This missing a huge piece of what makes a successful and fulfilling career. Do you want to be able to identify your strengths and use them at work? Would you like to be able to spot the strengths of the people on your team and help them view their roles through the lens of their natural talents? Then today's episode is for you! We are exploring all of these things with Strengths Finder guru Lisa Cummings of Lead Through Strengths. We cover details of what Strengths Finder assessment is and then talk about practical ways to understand and apply it in the cafe that will unlock new levels of morale and productivity for you and your staff. Don't miss this one! 


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List Of Adjectives – Lead Through Strengths – StrengthsFinder

Nov 13 2018 · 55mins