StrengthsFinder Strengths Test Facilitation
Looking to assess your team’s or employee strengths? 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 long is the StrengthsFinder assessment? There are 177 questions on the assessment and the system allows up to 20 seconds to answer each. On average, most employees complete the test in 10 minutes.
Follow-up training helps 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. She has provided coaching to teams and individuals since 1999. Our facilitator has developed strengths team grids 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.
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 Best 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 StrengthFinders 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
Schedule StrengthsFinder 2.0 Testing and Training
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.
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
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 Faciliator
- 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
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.
Strengths Assessment Options
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
- 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
- Living Your Strengths by Authors
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.