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Team Strengths Development

STRENGTHS BOOST PERFORMANCE & ENGAGEMENT

Employees who regularly use their strengths at work perform better because the activities and demands of their job are intrinsically rewarding, which in turn leads them to work harder and be more engaged with their work.
More than 40 years of research by the Gallup Organization has shown that when managers focus on their employees' strengths in stead of trying to 'fix' their weaknesses, employee engagement increases significantly. This in turn results in 8%-18% improved performance; 72% lower staff turnover; 7% increase in customer engagement; 29% profit increase; and a 59% lower safety incidents. Managers who use a strengths-based approach no longer waste time trying to wring adequate performance out of employees who are struggling and often disengaged as a result. ​​​

Gallup's research (which included millions of people around the globe) proved conclusively that the best-led organizations know that the most direct path to individual, team, and organizational improvement begins with an investment in their employees' natural talents (which become "strengths" if developed). The key to success is not to focus on improving weaknesses, but to discover what's naturally “right” with people, and then build on that.​​ ​​

COMBINING STRENGTHS AND NEURO-BASED LEADERSHIP

What sets our Strengths Development Programme apart from any other is that it combines the strengths-approach with the latest developments and practices in neuro-based leadership. This equips and empower leaders to discover and develop their own strengths and those of their team members, while leading people in brain-engaging ways that optimises individual and team performance.

In a nutshell, neuro-based leadership provides in-depth understanding of the neural forces that drives human behaviour when we interact with other people (including the workplace), while Strengths provide a pathway and the tools to trigger these neural forces for greater engagement in individuals and teams.

For more about neuro-based leadership and our brain-minded leadership development offerings (workshops, masterclasses, coaching), click on the links on the right have a look HERE...

The Neuroscience of Leadership

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WHAT WE OFFER TEAMS

Individual Assessments and Coaching

Our Process:
​​When we help teams transform from ordinary to high-performance strengths-based units (see the videos below), the process starts with each individual team member completing the CliftonStrengths (formerly known as "StrengthsFinder") online assessment. Each team member is then individually coached by a certified Strengths Coach in a face-to-face session of about two hours.

Team Strengths Workshops

This is then followed by a 1-day Team Strengths Workshop where team members are guided to better understand and appreciate each other's strengths and learn how these contribute to the team. We also look at the team's combined strengths in 4 clusters or domains (see more about these clusters here) to identify team strengths as well as possible blind spots. ​​

Quarterly Team Strengths Round Tables

Most teams we work with also commit to follow-up "Strengths Round Tables". These are open discussions facilitated by a SLI coach where team members can share their Strengths experience - progress made as well as the challenges they might face. These sessions also help team members grow in their understanding of each other's unique contribution to the team team and it's goals. In this manner teams are helped to build and maintain momentum in their journey towards strengths-based excellence.

At the start of the team strengths journey, Strengths Round Tables are typically held once per month.  Later on, when the team grows in their understanding and practice of the strengths-based approach, the number of Round Tables are decreased to once a quarter or even once every 6 months.

Click on the links below to learn more about the onine CliftonStrengths Assessment and Individual Coaching, or just jump to the form at the bottom and talk to us!

READY TO START YOUR TEAM'S STRENGTHS JOURNEY?

There are many reasons why we use CliftonStrengths. In a world obsessed with developing or fixing weaknesses, the Strengths approach invites you to focus on what is right and strong about YOU. With this approach, we help our clients to build strong people, strong teams and strong strengths-based organizational cultures. After all, it is only from a place of strength that individuals and organizations can have a significant and long-term impact.

If you're ready to start your strengths journey or if you need more information about this groundbreaking approach that may very well completely transform the way you look at yourself, other people and your work, please complete the form below and we will get back to you within the next 24 hours.

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Here's Marcus Buckingham on what the best managers do differently to create performance in their teams.
How CliftonStrengths improves team performance.

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- Hypatia (370-415 AD)