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Engaging employees through engaging strengths.

Levels of EngagementEveryone has strengths. Recognizing and tapping into them to reach larger goals can lead to increased job satisfaction, performance, productivity and success.

Based on a 40-year study of human strengths, Gallup created a language of the 34 most common talents and developed the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment to help people discover and describe these talents. In 2001, the initial version of this assessment was included with the bestselling management book Now, Discover Your Strengths.

Columbus State has embraced the Strengths model and is offering classes and coaching to help employees at all levels work to their full potential by cultivating their talents into strengths and complimenting the strengths of their colleagues.

Discovering Your Strengths Profile

34 Strengths Described

Genuis and Beauty of Strengths
"The genius of our talents reflects what those talents enable and empower
us to do to potential levels of excellence."

Strengths and Organizational Development

Myth 1: You Can Ignore Your Weaknesses

Quote from Myth 1

Myth 2: Building a Strengths Based Organization is easy

Quote from Myth 2

Myth 3: Employees can be pigeonholed by "strengths."
Quote from Myth 3

Myth 4:Talent and motivation are separate things
Quote from Myth 4

Applying Strengths

Strengths and Innovation

Innovation Graphic

Strengths and Parnerships

"Complimentary Strengths: Everyone has weaknesses and blindspots...individuals are not well rounded but pairs can be."

Strengths Based Courses

Win With Your Strengths

Everyone has strengths. Recognizing and tapping into them to reach larger goals can lead to increased job satisfaction, performance, productivity and success.  

Put Your Strengths to Work

Now that you know your top five Strengths, what's next? "Win with Your Strengths"  taught us that we will grow most in our areas of greatest strength. In this half-day  class, you will gain a deeper understanding of the strengths based philosophy as you continue along your journey of self-awareness and personal growth. In addition, you will learn six proven strategies that help leverage your own unique strengths as well  as the strengths of others on your team.

Teambuilding Using Strengths

The best teams achieve success by welcoming, valuing, and leveraging each members' talents. Participants will focus on the 4 domains of Strengths to understand team dynamics and increase collaboration.

For more information contact Barbara Allen at ext 5297.