- 2017 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Career (Adult Nonfiction)
Having spent far too many years watching colleagues suffer during their performance appraisal process, René Carayol decided to write SPIKE, the motivational acronym that stands for Strengths Positively Identified Kick-Start Excellence. The ongoing obsession with our weaknesses starts at school and continues through our working lives. Our strengths seem to be forgotten as we're encouraged to attain the unattainable. Nobody is flawless, but we can all be great at something. What are you GREAT at?