Maximize Your Strengths

Nearly 16.5 million people have taken the StrengthsFinder 2.0 profile, yet most think it's just a 'cool profile'. Alissa believes that leaning into and developing your innate talents and strengths is key to success in life, then this is your podcast. to discover how to apply your Strengths Finder assessment in transforming your business and relationships. Listen to guests like John Lee Dumas & Kate Erickson of Entrepreneur On Fire, Pat Flynn, Jeff Brown, Shawn Stevenson, and other top entrepreneurs, who have used their Top 5 strengths to achieve success in business and life. You'll also hear top Strengths coaches from across the globe discuss each of the individual strengths to help you understand each of YOUR Top 5.
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Oct 30, 2017

If you've ever taken any sales training, you've been taught that in order to have the most effective sales, you must identify and dig into your potential client's pain, then make the sale by solving his or her pain. 

Our guest today doesn't believe that's the only way to go. Michele PW (Pariza Wacek) is the best-selling author of the "Love-Based Business" series of books that share how to sell more with love and build a solid, profitable business on a foundation of love. In addition, she owns a copywriting and marketing company along with writing and publishing fiction.

Michele's Top 5 CliftonStrengths Themes are:

1. Strategic

2. Intellection

3. Positivity

4. Activator

5. Individualization

To grab your free book "How to Start a Business You Love AND That Loves You Back," visit

Oct 23, 2017

We've got a treat today from England! David Ralph is an extremely attractive host of the top-ranked online show Join Up Dots, wherein each episode he takes his guests on a journey of discovery following the words of the late Steve Jobs.

From birth to today and back again David Ralph, joins up the dots of his guests lives, highlighting their failures and successes (with more than a few laughs in between) as he leads them to the time travel section “The Sermon On The Mic” where they have the chance to speak to their younger selves and share the advice they have gained.

This is a hugely powerful and inspirational show that has gained a massive audience in over 160 countries, and with its fun and quirky style is one that is fresh, unique and inspiring.

David is an ex-corporate trainer, with a wife, five kids, a grandson, a cat, and a snail. (Yep, a snail).

David's Top 5 CliftonStrengths Themes are:

1. Futuristic

2. Maximizer

3. Belief

4. Positivity

5. Activator

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Oct 16, 2017

How do you test your limits? How do you know how far you can push yourself, both mentally and physically? 

Lance Carter, author, triathlon & running coach, entrepreneur, 9-time Ironman finisher, cancer survivor, motivational speaker, and inspiring human being is our guest today.  

Lance believes every person is capable of more and it’s his purpose in life to empower and inspire others to live a more fulfilling life.  He uses running and triathlon events to help people prove to themselves they are indeed capable of more.

In 1993 Lance signed up for an Ironman triathlon as a way to pull himself out of depression and crossing that finish line was just the beginning of a lifetime of extraordinary accomplishments.

Lance's Top 5 StrengthsFinder Themes are: 

1) Developer

2) Empathy

3) Futuristic

4) Responsibility

5) Relator

Lance has an awesome gift for you! CLICK HERE or go to to grab it! 

Oct 9, 2017

In today's episode, we get to Kathryn Kemp Guylay has inspired tens of thousands of individuals to be happier, healthier and have more fun.  As the founder of Make Everything Fun, she is a coach, teacher, speaker, and prolific author. Through her courses on Make Publishing Fun, Make Nutrition Fun, and Make Wellness fun, she helps others spread their own messages to make the world a better place. Kathryn has received over a dozen awards for her writing and coaching work. She has been seen on ABC, CBS, FOX, NPR and other media outlets and hosts two podcasts.

Kathryn's Top 5 Strength Themes are: 

1. Learner

2. Achiever

3. Futuristic

4. Focus

5. Maximizer

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Oct 2, 2017

This summer, I’ve traveled to more conferences and events than I really ever have. Traveling to events is something I’ve encouraged you to do before on the podcast and I wanted to do an episode on the pros and cons AND how you might approach these traveling, conferences, events with different strength themes leading.

In today's episode, I'll share my Top 3 reasons you should make it a priority to go to at least two conferences a year and I'll share my Top 4 ways to optimize the value of those conferences. 

I also give a small preview of my upcoming course, The Frickin' Awesome Entrepreneur, which starts on October 25th! Stay tuned! 

Make sure to 'Like' my Facebook page, Daire Success Coaching, to join me live each week on Fridays at noon CST. Coming to you at a special day, Thursday, October 5th. Don't miss it!