I am always on the look out for inspiration for my top Clifton Strengthsfinder Themes, none more so than my #3 Theme, Connectedness.
I often describe my Connectedness in coaching conversations as a 'game of two halves' - one Spiritual, one Practical. My Spiritual side believes everything happens for a reason, there are no coincidences and I kind of 'know' my place in the Universe. The Practical side of Connectedness offers a perspective that 'the world is a puzzle to be solved', and I can often see the connections between people, events and things.
Whatever your definition of Connectedness, I believe that the article link below will resonate, on many levels, as it did with me. If, however, you are more of a Realist, grounded in Achiever, Arranger or Responsibility, the article may not be worth the read, or may cause a rather substantial and unpredictable paradigm shift in your life...
By Andy Weir
You were on your way home when you died.
It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, trust me.
And that's when you met me.