Hidden Strengths – Unleashing the Crucial Leadership Skills You Already Have
By: Thuy Sindell and Milo Sindell
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
1333 Broadway, Suite 1000, Oakland, CA 94612 – 1921, 978-1626562837, $ 19.95, 2015, 88 Pages
Reviewed by Richard R. Blake
A Step by Step Plan and Focus for Developing Hidden Your Strengths
Thuy and Milo Sindell, leading Silicon Valley consultants, the reader, identify and develop hidden strengths; strengths that will help you get to the next level of success and satisfaction, using their Hidden Strengths methodology. Their book “Hidden Strengths – Unleashing the Crucial Leadership Skills You Already Have” walks you through the process step by step.
The Sindell’s emphasize the premise that to meet the challenges of the rapid changes in today’s culture the ability to adapt is critical and that identifying and developing your hidden strengths requires a you-driven approach to achieve your career goals and thrive in today’s workplace.
The authors provide the reader with four principles for professional development. They help the reader identify hidden strengths through a personal skills self-assessment plan. Through the use of case studies they help the reader examine their motivation, identify their goals, choose the hidden strengths they want to develop, turn these hidden strengths to learned strengths, and to evaluate the resuts/
I appreciate the author’s professionalism, their straightforward writing style, and their approach to inspiring and motivating the reader to stretch and grow. This is a book for “aspiring” leaders passionate and intentional about their personal professional development.
A complimentary copy of this book was provided for review purposes. The opinions expressed are my own.