Monthly Archives: April 2015


I have been described as many things, but the one adjective that seems to stick with me is “relentless”. Webster defines relentless as: showing no abatement of severity, intensity, strength, or pace; unyielding. At first this descriptor upset me, it seemed so aggressive, so obtrusive, so NOT what I wanted to be. But as I […]

By |April 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Strength Leads The Way

I am beyond excited to announce the launch of Activate Your Talent, an LLC based in North Carolina! I have spent the past few years carefully honing my skills, expanding my knowledge and experience, and obtaining the necessary certifications. Through AYT, I hope to bring to bear my love of physical fitness, passion for self-development, […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Entrepreneurship, StrengthsFinder|0 Comments

15 Quotes That Reinforce Why Leaders Should Focus on Developing Their Strengths

Activate Your Talent is passionate about helping people understand and use their natural strengths to become more effective, authentic leaders. We have been reading a lot of great articles and books on the topic and shared some of our favorite quotes via Twitter. Here, we share all 15 quotes in one easy-to-read location.

The question we consider […]

By |April 7th, 2015|StrengthsFinder|0 Comments

Eight Ways Running 50 Miles Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

One Saturday afternoon, five years ago, my husband coerced me into going for a 2-mile run with him. A half-mile in, I began to think he was torturing me, or, even worse, he had plans to collect on the life insurance policy when I fell over dead. As I struggled through the finish line, I […]

By |April 7th, 2015|Entrepreneurship|2 Comments

Finding Your Strengths (Katie goes to Omaha)

Hong Kong, London, Sydney: My eyes lit up with excitement as I read the location list for upcoming Gallup courses. I had been dreaming of attending the Accelerated Strengths Coaching course for a while, but with work, kids, and a pending move, none of the dates worked. Wait a second. Omaha? Yep, that’s right, one […]

By |April 7th, 2015|StrengthsFinder|0 Comments