StrengthsFinder Training & Testing

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StrengthsFinder Test Facilitation

Looking to assess your team’s or employee strengths? Diversity Builder’s facilitator has vast experience in training on interpreting assessment results and teaching teams to use their strengths to achieve the best performance results and raise employee engagement. StrengthsFinder 2.0 is an assessment used to determine which of 34 identified strengths each team member possesses. The assessment has a positive spin to it as it focuses on where the employee excels. Accurate and insightful evaluations of the tests are critical to improving team performance, reducing disruptive conflict, and elevating innovation.

How many questions are on the test?
There are 177 questions on the assessment and the system allows up to 20 seconds to answer each.
How long is the StrengthsFinder Assessment?
On average, most employees complete the test in 10 minutes.

What is the next step after the team takes the test?

Facilitator-led training from an experienced StrengthsFinder trainer guides employees and leadership use the valuable reports to best position their teams and themselves as individuals for success. Diversity Builder’s StrengthsFinder 2.0 trainer is one of the top facilitators in the nation. She is able to assess the strengths of a team and recommend strategies for partnering within a team and building on strengths and areas of improvement.

Trainer Experience

Diversity Builder’s strengths trainer has provided coaching to teams and individuals since 1999. She has developed strengths team grid tools which reveal how differing combinations of team strengths work best together and how to pair team members together to build strengths that are lower down on the list.  She will share how to best harness the strengths within your teams and identify strength gaps for employee development or for use in hiring. She is a Certified Performance Strengths Coach as designated by Gallup University.

The assessment reports are valuable for use in capitalizing on areas of strength. Each employee’s report is customized based on how all 177 questions are answered.

Download the StrengthsFinder Evaluation Spreadsheet Template

Strengths-Based Leadership

Using this invaluable assessment tool has the competency to improve individual and team leadership skills to enhance contributor development and group performance. Even across global work locations, team cohesion, bonding, and performance can be elevated using the proven strengths coaching methods and incorporating test results.

Our trainers have also assimilated the following into our coaching program:

Three Keys to Improving Leadership Results

Maximizing the Top Five Strengths of Leaders

Why Know Your Top 5 Strengths

Identifying team and individual top strengths has numerous of benefits. While there is no absolute best combination of strengths, knowing how to capitalize and partner with complementing team members to most effectively use strengths is valuable. StrengthsFinder strengths include attributes such as Achiever, Positivity, Arranger, Learner, Futuristic, Includer and Analytical. Identification of this pool of 34 strengths resulted from 50 years of research by Dr. Donald Clifton.

Benefits of StrengthsFinder 2.0 Assessment & Coaching

Clifton’s StrengthsFinder 2.0 has the ability to enhance team performance, raise self-awareness, and make work more meaningful.

Benefits of StrengthsFinders Testing

Self-Awareness of Your Top Five Strengths

Enhanced Team Building Opportunities

Improve Engagement by Maximizing Individual and Combined Team Strengths

Elevated Meaning in Work Performed

Raised Appreciation of Differing Strengths and Viewpoints

Strengthened Workplace Culture

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    Why StrengthsFinder Coaching

    Having a coach to administer the assessment and evaluate the strengths report is essential for optimal team and individual results. Having an experienced coach onboard allows each team member to best understand what the results mean, how to maximize them in the workplace, and to answer questions. StrengthsFinder training and coaching can be used for individual employee or group facilitation sessions.

    Experienced coaches make all the difference. They have seen what works over the years of facilitating classes and tracking ensuing team performance.

    How Diversity Builder Leads in Strengths Coaching

    Diversity Builder is considered one of the best facilitators of the 2.0 program in the country. Our team has developed a Strengths Partnership Tool which specifically identifies which partners will work best together based on strengths with an explanation of why. This tool has proven beneficial for many teams including Microsoft Corporation. Using this tool along in combination with Gallop’s Team Grid helps team members clearly see the strengths among teams and who to best partner with for optimal results. Other team building tools are incorporated into the training based on the team and test results.

    Diversity Builder facilitators specialize in

    Executive Coaching

    Employee Development

    Improved Team and Workplace Collaboration

    Elevated Team Performance

    Better Team Communication using Strengths

    Benefits of Strengths Training with Diversity Builder

    • Enhanced Partnership Tool Application
    • Experienced Certified Facilitator
    • Customized Team Tools to Maximize Performance
    • Onsite and Remote Training Options
    • Trainer-Developed Opposites Strengths Tool
    • One-on-One and Group Sessions
    • Focus on High Performing Inclusive Workplace Culture
    • Blended Training Solutions
    • Action-Driven Programs Focused on Lasting Results

    Workshop Options

    Diversity Builder trainers customize all StrengthsFinder workshops to best fit your group. Our Strengths workshop facilitators offer 2-hour or workshops that include a review of the top five strengths of each employee and what these strengths mean for individual and team performance. Employees will learn how to capitalize on strengths to improve engagement and heighten innovation.  Our 4-hour workshops allow more time to discuss strengths and often includes the top ten of each employee. The trainer will share how to identify blind spots of the top strengths and how to avoid them. The team will learn to navigate being overly reliant on key strengths and how to build talent into strengths.

    Taking Strengths Assessments

    So how do you get started taking the 2.0 assessment? There are two options for StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessments.

    First, your employees can use the free assessment included with the purchase of a book. These books contain access codes that can be used with Gallup online. The benefit of taking the test with the access code is twofold. It is a free assessment and you have a hard copy of one of the strengths books. Gallup has authored books for teachers, salespeople, and leaders. The free access codes offered in with a book purchase offer only your top 5 strengths.

    Second, you can purchase the assessment online. The online test ranks all 34 strengths. Currently the price is $50 per employee.

    Books with free tests include the following Gallup titles:

    • How Full Is Your Bucket? Authors Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton (Gallup)
    • Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow (Gallop) by Authors Tom Rath and Barry Conchie (Gallup)
    • Now, Discover Your Strengths: How to Develop Your Talents and Those of the People You Manage by Authors Marcus Buckingham  Donald O Clifton (Gallup)
    • Discover Your Sales Strengths: How the World’s Greatest Salespeople Develop Winning Careers by authors Benson Smith and Tony Rutigliano (Gallup)
    • StrengthsFinder 2.0 from Gallup (CliftonStrengths)
    • Teach With Your Strengths: How Great Teachers Inspire Their Students by authors Rosanne Liesveld , JoAnn Miller,  and Jennifer Robison (Gallup)
    • Living Your Strengths by Authors  Albert L. Winseman   Donald O. Clifton  Curt Liesveld (Gallup)

    If purchasing these books online, be sure to ask the store or e-commerce site if the access code is available or has been used. Sometimes codes can be expired. Be cautious when purchasing used books.

    Workshop Reviews

    “I wanted to thank you for bringing us the Clifton Strengths & Conflict Assessment Training.”

    “The workshops were great. The exercises we did were fun & very informative.”

    “I personally learned a little more about myself, I am familiar with my strength and weaknesses & what makes me tick. However, its different when you see it on paper.”

    “Things in life happen for a reason & purpose & you brought that to fruition. As a department great things happened in the training.”