How to Identify and Amplify Your Strengths

1-Hour Breakout Session
Wednesday, May 11 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. ET
ECQ 3: Results Driven
Attendees Can Earn 1 CPE Credit

How can you do what you do best every day? Chances are, you’re not currently doing that. From the cradle to the cubicle, we often devote more time to dwelling on our shortcomings than developing our strengths. To grow in your career, you need to flip the narrative.

Key Takeaway:
In this engaging session, you’ll learn how to not only identify your strengths but better align them to your career goals.

Relevant Competencies:
Developing Others, Accountability, Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication


Mel Kepler, Coach and Facilitator, LMI

Mel Kepler leads the talent development and engagement practice, helping LMI clients and internal teams with a wide range of workforce initiatives. Her specialties include leadership development, employee engagement, training development and execution, cultural assessment and strategy, and diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility principles.

Prior to joining the private sector in 2018, Mel spent more than a decade with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in a variety of roles. She was a staff officer, intelligence analyst, tradecraft specialist, and human resources professional. She founded the NGA Parents Network, an employee-driven organization to support working parents by offering information and services, building community, and advocating for parent needs to leadership. In her first contractor role, she supported external communications for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Mel is a Gallup-certified CliftonStrengths coach and a certified culture facilitator through Veritas Culture. She holds a bachelor’s from the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Twitter: @KeplerMel