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Strengths Finder Training

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A Training I developed at Thrive to introduce the Clifton Strengths Finder program.

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Strengths Finder Training

  1. 1. Clifton Strengths Finder Understanding Your Strengths and the Strengths of Others
  2. 2. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Agenda  Introduction to the Strengths “Positive Psychology” methodology  Why Strengths are more important than Weakness  Understanding Your Strengths  Understanding OTHER people’s strengths  Managing your weaknesses 2
  3. 3. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Session Objective  The objective of this training is to provide you with a new tool (or way of thinking) that can strengthen your working relationships with each other and with clients 3
  4. 4. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Positive Psychology 4 Dr. Donald Clifton While traditional Psychology has long focused on what was wrong with people, Dr. Clifton was among the founders of Positive Psychology, the scientific and practical pursuit of optimal human functioning… “Positive psychology is a framework, or a paradigm, that encompasses an approach to psychology from the perspective of healthy, successful life functioning.” - Dr. Clifton
  5. 5. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 What Are Strengths? 5 TALENT KNOWLEDG E & SKILL STRENGTH+ = Talents are naturally recurring patterns of thought, feeling, or behavior that can be productively applied. By refining our dominant talents with skill and knowledge, we can create strength: the ability to provide consistent, near-perfect performance in a given activity. A strength is the ability to consistently provide near- perfect performance in a given activity. Strengths grow from our natural talents, so while they can be developed, they cannot be acquired.
  6. 6. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Why Become Strengths Based? 6 Strengths Drive Self Confidence A 25 year study found that it results in higher income, less health issues, better career satisfaction, and grows exponentially The Gallup Organization asked 1.7 million employees of 101 companies, from 61 countries: “At work do you have the opportunity to do what you do best everyday?” Only 20% agreed The Study Also Found… “The longer an employee stays with an organization and the higher he climbs the traditional career ladder, the less likely he is to strongly agree…”
  7. 7. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Weakness VS Strength 7 If you totally suck at something the amount of work to become a MASTER is significantly more than if you are GOOD at something and want to become a MASTER AMMOUNTOFEFFORT AMMOUNT OFEFFORT MASTERY MASTERY Starting Point Starting Point
  8. 8. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Strengths Exercise 1 – Good to Great 8 1. Using your normal writing hand 2. Using your non- dominate hand 3. Very slowly, taking great care, with your normal writing hand Write… “This Presentation Rocks”
  9. 9. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Strengths Exercise 1 – Good to Great 9 Considered OK Considered GREAT Non Dominate Hand Dominate Hand With Lots of Effort & Practice With Lots of Effort & Practice
  10. 10. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Four Domains of Strengths 10 Executing Influencing Relationship Building Strategic Thinking Accomplish things, get it done Influencing others to reach goals Concerned & interested in the ways people are affected Making sense of things, creating visions Achiever Arranger Belief Consistency Deliberative Discipline Focus Responsibility Restorative Activator Command Communication Competition Maximizer Self-Assurance Significance Woo Adaptability Connectedness Developer Empathy Harmony Includer Individualization Positivity Relator Analytical Context Futuristic Ideation Input Intellection Learner Strategic None of the Four Domains or 34 Strengths are more or less important than another
  11. 11. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Guess What? 11 You’re Unique 1 in 275,000 chance of meeting someone with the same Top 5 as you 1 in 33 million chance of meeting someone with the same Top 5 in the same order as you
  12. 12. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Executing 12 Strength Meaning Achiever Lots of stamina and like hard work and staying busy Arranger Organized but flexible Belief Rely on strong core values that don’t change Consistency Exhibit fairness, are keenly aware of the need to treat people the same way Deliberative Take serious care in making decisions or choices Discipline Enjoy routine and structure Focus Take direction, follow through, and make corrections to stay on track Responsibility Assume psychological ownership of what they do Restorative Especially good at figuring our what’s wrong and resolving it
  13. 13. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Influencing 13 Strength Meaning Activator Make things happen by turning thoughts into action Command Has a presence, takes control, and makes decisions Communication Finds it easy to put thoughts into works, good talkers Competition Measure their progress against the performance of others Maximizer Seeks to transform something strong into something superb Self-Assurance Confident in the ability to manage themselves, an inner compass Significance Independent and wanting to be recognized for good works Woo Love to meet new people and win them over
  14. 14. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Building Relationships 14 Strength Meaning Adaptability Take things as them come and “go with the flow” Connectedness Has faith in the link between all things, it all happens for a reason Developer Recognizes and cultivates the potential in others Empathy Can sense the feelings of others by “walking in their shoes” Harmony Seeks consensus, doesn’t like conflict Includer Accepting of others and seeks ways to not let them feel left out Individualization Intrigued by the unique qualities of each person Positivity Has an enthusiasm that is often contagious, upbeat Relator Deep satisfaction in working hard with others to achieve goals
  15. 15. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Strategic Thinking 15 Strength Meaning Analytical Searches for reason and cause Context They understand the present by researching it’s history Futuristic Inspired by the future and what it could be Ideation Find connections between seemingly disparate phenomena Input Have a craving to know more, often collects and archives information Intellection Introspective and appreciate debate and discussion Learner Great desire to learn and continuously improve, the process is what excites them! Strategic Often create alternative ways to proceed, quickly spot patterns
  16. 16. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Strengths Exercise 2 – Working With Me 16 FORREST Strategic Command Input Activator Communication Scenario: We have been working with a complex project and the customer is getting frustrated… based on my strengths how would you leverage me? Using your books read on my five strengths and write down ideas for each scenario above Group Activity
  17. 17. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 Managing Weakness 17 The best of the best focus on their strengths and manage their weaknesses; they look for and leverage the strengths of others There are two main types of weakness Deficiencies – Something you don’t have or don’t do well Over-Reliance – Over relying on one particular strength • Make small improvements • Create supports • Find others with complimentary talents • Practice flexibility • Try new things • Practice humility
  18. 18. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 In Summary  High Achievers…  Know the strengths of those around them  Use their strengths to overcome obstacles  Invent ways of capitalizing on their strengths in new situations  Excel because they more fully develop and apply their strengths and talents  Find ways to apply their strengths to their tasks  Build their lives around their strengths 18
  19. 19. thrivenetmarketing.com 817.642.9686 After This Training….  When you get back to the office…  In the book, read up on your strengths… do some “self analysis”  Get the strengths of the people you work closest with and think about how you can work with them differently  Find someone who best compliments each of your strengths (or weaknesses)  Mentally assign strengths to clients and think about different ways to engage them 19

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