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Putting Your Strengths to Work (Utilizing Strengths Essentials™)

Course Details

Learn how to turn your talents into strengths for success. Years of research have shown that individuals and teams playing to their strengths significantly outperform those who don’t. In a Gallup study, teams whose members feel they have the opportunity to play to their strengths every day are 50% more likely to work in business units with lower employee turnover, 38% more likely to work in more productive business units, and 44% more likely to work in business units with higher customer satisfaction scores.

Who Should Attend

  • Employees soon to be promoted or transition into a supervisor role
  • Non-supervisory personnel wishing to learn more about supervisory duties and responsibilities to enhance their career prospects
  • Newly appointed supervisors
  • Seasoned supervisors wanting to learn new techniques or sharpen their abilities

Continuing Education and Recertification Hours

  • .65 CEUs

Outcomes

  • Learn the research that demonstrates why playing to your strengths will enable you to be your most productive.
  • Discuss the challenges associated with implementing a strengths-based approach and how to overcome them.
  • Explore the four SIGNs of a strength and learn the process for identifying your unique strengths.
  • Determine the steps you will take to proactively spend more time leveraging your strengths in your work.

Course Materials

Participants will receive the following kit:

  • Participant Guide -- A workbook with a series of activities designed to help individuals understand their Strengths
  • Strengths Wheel -- Interactive tool detailing the SIGNs of a Strength
  • Strengths Sort Card Deck -- A simple tool to help people identify their specific Strengths

Course Outline

Why Strengths?
Learn the research that demonstrates why playing to your Strengths will enable you to be your most productive.

Myths and Truths
Discuss the challenges associated with implementing a Strengths-based approach and how to overcome them.

Identifying Your Strengths
Explore the 4 SIGNs of a Strength and learn the process for identifying your unique Strengths.

Strengths At Play
Determine the steps you will take to proactively spend more time leveraging your Strengths in your work.

No prerequisites or assessments required prior to class.

Instructor(s)

Coordinator(s)

Questions about this course?

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