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The key to fulfilment in your work and life – by discovering what really energises you

● The “strengths movement” is now hugely influential at the personal and company level

● Practical and to-the-point advice from a leading figure in the strengths movement

● Includes exercises and case studies for easy application

● A new title in the very popular and successful Concise Advice series of personal development titles


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Sally is the Founding Director of Engaging Minds, a specialist strengths consultancy. Her background is in international organisational change and development in Europe, USA, Latin America and Asia. Before setting up Engaging Minds she was a director at The Economist Group, publisher of The Economist magazine.

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