Use your Strengths

The Leadership Workout: Know your Strengths

Jené Kapela Develop your leadership ability

I’ve noticed when conducting job interviews that candidates have particular trouble answering questions related to their strengths and weaknesses. One question I ask is extremely straightforward: What feedback has a supervisor recently provided to you (for example, at your last formal evaluation) about your strengths, as well as your areas for improvement? If a candidate has trouble answering this, I …

Recommended Leadership Books

My List of “Must Read” Leadership Books

Jené Kapela Develop your leadership ability, General things you should read

I was recently asked by a friend to recommend a leadership book for her to read. I had trouble picking just one, so I decided to compile and share a list of my favorite leadership/management books. All of the books listed below are easy to read but convey strong and meaningful messages that I find applicable to daily life – …