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  • Talents are sustainable and they are innate; personality is developed by age 15.
  • You see the variety of capabilities covered.These are actually collections of talents.NEXT SLIDE: The combination of these make each individual very unique. In fact, it’s not going too far to say that a focus on individuals’ strengths is a celebration of actual human resources. I daresay for some of you it’s getting down to the care of what drew you to this line of business in the first placeHere’s what I mean
  • Strengths Overview For Jpmc Pna April 6 2009v2

    1. 1. Strengths-Based Development Presentation for JPMC PNA NY Bill Reid & Amanda Vanasco May 6, 2009
    2. 2. Activity Stand up if this describes you… 2
    3. 3. Knowing Strengths “Most Americans do not know what their strengths are. When you ask them, they look at you with a blank stare or they respond in terms of subject knowledge, which is the wrong answer.” Peter Drucker 3 Copyright © 2007 The Gallup Organization, Princeton, NJ. All rights reserved.
    4. 4. Weakness Fixing: The Wrong Assumptions 1. Behaviors can be learned. – If you try hard enough, you can do it. – If you want it badly enough, you can do it. – If you dream it, you can achieve it. 2. The best in a role all get there exactly the same way. 3. Weakness fixing leads to excellence. Copyright © 2007 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 4
    5. 5. Activity Dominant vs. Nondominant 5
    6. 6. Strengths Development 3500 2900 3000 Average Reader Above Average Reader Words per minute 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 350 90 150 0 Time Time Time Time One Two One Two Copyright © 2007 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 6
    7. 7. The Science of Strengths “Behavior depends on the formation of appropriate interconnections among neurons in the brain.” Principles of Neural Science Dr. James Schwartz 7 Copyright © 2003 The Gallup Organization, Princeton, NJ. All rights reserved
    8. 8. Strengths and Neurological Development  Day 42 after Conception - Neuron #1  By Day 162 - 100,000,000,000 neurons - 9,500 Neurons per second  Birth minus 60 Days - Neurons begin to attempt to communicate - Axon strands create synapses  Age 3 - Each of your 100 Billion Neurons have made 15,000 Synaptic Connections  Age 16 - Half of these 100,000,000,000 * 15,000 Synaptic Connections are gone 8 Copyright © 2003 The Gallup Organization, Princeton, NJ. All rights reserved
    9. 9. Strengths and Neurological Development “Roads with the most traffic get widened. The ones that are rarely used fall into disrepair.” Dr. Harry Chugani, Professor of Neurology Wayne State Univ. Medical School Copyright © 2007 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 9
    10. 10. Strengths and Neurological Development “…your effectiveness depend(s) on how well you capitalize on your strongest connections.” Now Discover your Strengths Marcus Buckingham & Don Clifton 10 Copyright © 2003 The Gallup Organization, Princeton, NJ. All rights reserved
    11. 11. A Deeper Understanding of Strengths Application 11
    12. 12. Clarifying the Language: Definition of Talent Talent : A naturally recurring pattern of thought, feeling, or behavior Talent ≠ Skills ≠ Knowledge Copyright © 2007 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 12
    13. 13. Clarifying the Language: Definition of Strength Strength: A naturally recurring pattern of thought, feeling, or behavior that’s productively applied Strength = Talent (Skills + Knowledge) Copyright © 2007 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 13
    14. 14. Basketball Strength Consistently hits the shots that win the basketball game Skills • Dribbling •Rebounding •Shooting Knowledge •Rules •Plays •Teammates •Opponents •Capabilities 14
    15. 15. Activity Highlighting your strengths… 15
    16. 16. A Deeper Understanding of Strengths Application: Clues to Talent 16
    17. 17. A Deeper Understanding of Strengths Application: Clues to Talent Y F E L A O R W N What kinds of activities are you In what activities did the “steps” naturally drawn to? just come to you automatically? G E L X I C R M E A P L P L S L I E E E D A N R N O C F E What kinds of activities do you During what activities have you had seem to pick up quickly? moments of subconscious excellence, “How did I do that?” 17
    18. 18. A Focus on Strengths: The Right Assumptions 1. Talent ≠ Skills ≠ Knowledge 2. Best use their own path 3. Strength = Excellence 4. Weakness = Frustration Copyright © 2007 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 18
    19. 19. About The 34 Strength Themes 19
    20. 20. The Clifton StrengthsFinder®  Web-based tool  Based on over 30 years of research of 2 million individuals  Identifies 34 main themes of Talent  4 million+ individuals – 3,000 per day  Over 100 different companies  Over 60 countries 20
    21. 21. StrengthsFinder® Themes Achiever Context Intellection Activator Deliberative Learner Adaptability Developer Maximizer Analytical Discipline Positivity Arranger Empathy Relator Belief Focus Responsibility Command Futuristic Restorative Communication Harmony Self-Assurance Competition Ideation Significance Connectedness Includer Strategic Consistency Individualization Woo Input 21
    22. 22. StrengthsFinder® Themes Example 1. Competition 2. Maximimizer 3. Input Memorize your Top 5 4. Relator 5. Individualization 6. Woo 7. Achiever 8. Positivity 9. Responsibility 10. Activator 22
    23. 23. The Uniqueness of Each Individual  Chance of identical twins: 1 in 250  Chance of having triplets: approx. 1 in 8,100  Chance of having quads (four babies): 1 in 729,000  Chance of having quints (five babies): 1 in 55,000,000  The chances of meeting someone with your Top 5 in the same order: – 1 in 33.4 million  Permutation: 34!/(34-5)! 23
    24. 24. Activity Love, Crazy, Envy 24
    25. 25. A Deeper Understanding of Strengths Application: Managing Weaknesses 25
    26. 26. What about Weaknesses or Areas of Challenge?  Determine the Cause  Encourage-Confront – addresses a deficiency of intention  Change the Circumstances  Training – addresses a deficiency of knowledge or skill  Stop Doing it – addresses a deficiency of talent  Partner with Someone Else - addresses a deficiency of talent  Implement a Support System - addresses a deficiency of talent  Leverage other Strengths - addresses a deficiency of talent Copyright © 2007 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 26
    27. 27. The Leader’s Focus 2% 100% 80% 45% 58% 61% Engaged 60% 40% 33% 20% 40% 38% Not Engaged 22% 1% Actively Disengaged 0% Ignored Weakness Strengths® 27 Copyright © 2006 The Gallup Organization, Princeton, NJ. All rights reserved.
    28. 28. Commitments  What one insight are you taking away today?  Identify one Clifton StrengthsFinder Theme and how you will use those talents more intentionally. 28
    29. 29. Thank you! Bill_Reid@gallup.com Amanda_Vanasco@gallup.com 29
    30. 30. Copyright Standards This document contains proprietary research, copyrighted materials and literary property of The Gallup Organization. It is for the guidance of your company only and is not to be copied, quoted, published or divulged to others outside of your organization. Gallup and Q12 Advantage are registered trademarks of The Gallup Organization, Princeton, NJ. Therefore, this document is of great value to both your organization and The Gallup Organization. Accordingly, the ideas, concepts, and recommendations related within this document are protected by international and domestic laws and penalties guaranteeing patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret protection. No changes may be made to this document without the express written permission of The Gallup Organization. 30

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