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StrengthsFinder® for Individuals and Teams: Engaging Employees and Building Teams through Strengths

Length
1 day

Overview

The Clifton StrengthsFinder® is a powerful assessment administered by Gallup that guides individuals to recognize, understand and build on their strengths and their unique combination of skills, talents and knowledge.  StenghthsFinder is a program that gives individuals, teams and organizations the practical tools to maximize their strengths in order to exceed expectations for productivity and success.

Key Topics

Part 1: Understanding Your Own Strengths

  • Understand individual results of the Clifton StrengthsFinder® and discover unique strengths within the context of coworkers’ talents and strengths
  • Articulate your top five strengths and map them to your job function and responsibilities
  • Understand the correlation between a focus on strengths and increased engagement, energy, productivity and well-being
  • Expand the daily utilization rate of your strengths
  • Recognize when you’re overusing a strength and manage your strengths for optimal productivity
  • Flex your style for greater influence – tailor your communication and presentation style to the needs (strengths) of your audience

Part 2: Using Strengths for Team Productivity and Performance

  • Identify and discuss the team’s collective talents (Team Talent Map) and learn how work teams can harness strengths to achieve specific performance objectives
  • Purposefully aim talents so the team is better equipped to accomplish its goals and performance objectives
  • Identify talent gaps and overlaps on the team and strategically balance them for greater team engagement and productivity
  • Appreciate and leverage the strengths of others
  • Understand the three elements of strengths-based partnerships
  • Use common terminology to make communication more effective when addressing challenging issues on teams – frame feedback and difficult conversations in terms of strengths
  • Participants leave the course with a checklist of seven ways to immediately start integrating strengths in daily work


Reviews

Great opportunity to learn about one’s self and others on the team. Identifying strengths in others will help me build a stronger, concise team. – Intuitive Surgical, Manager

Great content. I will use what I learned during our performance review cycle. – Product Manager


Key Topics

Part 1: Understanding Your Own Strengths

  • Understand individual results of the Clifton StrengthsFinder® and discover unique strengths within the context of coworkers’ talents and strengths
  • Articulate your top five strengths and map them to your job function and responsibilities
  • Understand the correlation between a focus on strengths and increased engagement, energy, productivity and well-being
  • Expand the daily utilization rate of your strengths
  • Recognize when you’re overusing a strength and manage your strengths for optimal productivity
  • Flex your style for greater influence – tailor your communication and presentation style to the needs (strengths) of your audience

Part 2: Using Strengths for Team Productivity and Performance

  • Identify and discuss the team’s collective talents (Team Talent Map) and learn how work teams can harness strengths to achieve specific performance objectives
  • Purposefully aim talents so the team is better equipped to accomplish its goals and performance objectives
  • Identify talent gaps and overlaps on the team and strategically balance them for greater team engagement and productivity
  • Appreciate and leverage the strengths of others
  • Understand the three elements of strengths-based partnerships
  • Use common terminology to make communication more effective when addressing challenging issues on teams – frame feedback and difficult conversations in terms of strengths
  • Participants leave the course with a checklist of seven ways to immediately start integrating strengths in daily work

Key Topics

Part 1: Understanding Your Own Strengths

  • Understand individual results of the Clifton StrengthsFinder® and discover unique strengths within the context of coworkers’ talents and strengths
  • Articulate your top five strengths and map them to your job function and responsibilities
  • Understand the correlation between a focus on strengths and increased engagement, energy, productivity and well-being
  • Expand the daily utilization rate of your strengths
  • Recognize when you’re overusing a strength and manage your strengths for optimal productivity
  • Flex your style for greater influence – tailor your communication and presentation style to the needs (strengths) of your audience

Part 2: Using Strengths for Team Productivity and Performance

  • Identify and discuss the team’s collective talents (Team Talent Map) and learn how work teams can harness strengths to achieve specific performance objectives
  • Purposefully aim talents so the team is better equipped to accomplish its goals and performance objectives
  • Identify talent gaps and overlaps on the team and strategically balance them for greater team engagement and productivity
  • Appreciate and leverage the strengths of others
  • Understand the three elements of strengths-based partnerships
  • Use common terminology to make communication more effective when addressing challenging issues on teams – frame feedback and difficult conversations in terms of strengths
  • Participants leave the course with a checklist of seven ways to immediately start integrating strengths in daily work

Key Topics

Part 1: Understanding Your Own Strengths

  • Understand individual results of the Clifton StrengthsFinder® and discover unique strengths within the context of coworkers’ talents and strengths
  • Articulate your top five strengths and map them to your job function and responsibilities
  • Understand the correlation between a focus on strengths and increased engagement, energy, productivity and well-being
  • Expand the daily utilization rate of your strengths
  • Recognize when you’re overusing a strength and manage your strengths for optimal productivity
  • Flex your style for greater influence – tailor your communication and presentation style to the needs (strengths) of your audience

Part 2: Using Strengths for Team Productivity and Performance

  • Identify and discuss the team’s collective talents (Team Talent Map) and learn how work teams can harness strengths to achieve specific performance objectives
  • Purposefully aim talents so the team is better equipped to accomplish its goals and performance objectives
  • Identify talent gaps and overlaps on the team and strategically balance them for greater team engagement and productivity
  • Appreciate and leverage the strengths of others
  • Understand the three elements of strengths-based partnerships
  • Use common terminology to make communication more effective when addressing challenging issues on teams – frame feedback and difficult conversations in terms of strengths
  • Participants leave the course with a checklist of seven ways to immediately start integrating strengths in daily work