StrengthsFinder® Training in Dallas, Texas – Team Building
Gallup-Certified StrengthsFinder Facilitator – Chris Meade, PhD
StrengthsFinder 2.0 has become a popular tool for conducting team building at corporations and non-profit organizations around the globe. The #1 Wall Street Journal and Business Week bestseller, the StrengthsFinder training seminar helps individuals and teams understand, apply, and integrate their strengths into their respective roles. StrengthsFinder 2.0 helps individuals and teams discover their unique talents for greater team engagement, performance, and improved business outcomes. More than 12 million people have taken StrengthsFinder around the world.
StrengthsFinder Workshop Takeaways:
- Gain greater self-awareness and team alignment
- Increase employee engagement and business productivity
- Gain techniques to address team challenges
- Understand how to build effective team partnerships
- Transform relationships in the workplace
- Increase individual and team performance
- Use strengths to improve results and reach goals
- Experience an energizing and fun session
StrengthsFinder Team Workshop in Dallas, Texas:
This interactive StrengthsFinder workshop is an excellent supplemental professional development program for your organization, work-team, staff retreat or corporate team-building event. The StrengthsFinder 2.0 training seminar can be presented in a 2 hour, half-day (3-4 hour) or full-day (7-8 hour) block of time and can be conducted at your organization, a Dallas area hotel, or offsite.
Two StrengthsFinder Workshops:
(1) Engaging Employees & Teams Through Strengths
A half-day (3-4 hour) training experience is offered and geared to help employees discover how they can use and develop their natural strengths and talents to bring out their best contribution to the organization as an individual, a team member, and/or team leader. We focus in on each participant’s Top 5 Signature Strengths as we cover all 34 talents. We also look at how to work more effectively as a team as we profile team strengths within your unique organization. A customized team talent map and supplemental materials are provided.
(2) Developing Strengths-Based Managers & Teams
A full-day (7-8 hour) training experience is offered for managers and supervisors. Your managers will first discover and unlock the potential of their own talents and strengths and then learn how to use their strengths to manage, develop, coach and motivate strengths-based teams. Managers and supervisors learn The 4 Keys of Great Managers and 8 Secrets to Building Strong Teams. This workshop equips supervisors, managers and directors to maximize the potential of each employee under their leadership and supervision in order to deepen employee engagement, increase team productivity and drive business results across their department.
StrengthsFinder Facilitator, Gallup-Certified Coach, Dallas TX Corporate Trainer
Dr. Christopher Meade is a Gallup-Certified StrengthsFinder coach, trainer and facilitator. He specializes in building strong leaders and developing healthy teams. He has coached over 1,000+ people through their StrengthsFinder results and facilitated trainings for a 100+ teams/organizations. Some of his recent clients include: Nike, Microsoft, Salesforce, Walmart eCommerce, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, and Ohio University. Chris’ expertise is in front of the room leading team trainings, workshops, keynotes and retreats with corporate and government clients across all industries. Chris is also an author, entrepreneur, MBA professor, corporate trainer, and a motivational keynote speaker. He speaks regularly at conferences, conventions, staff retreats, and team-building training events in the Dallas, Texas area, and throughout the United States and China.
Knowledge, insights, advice, and leadership
“Thank you for sharing your StrengthsFinder knowledge, insights, advice, and leadership with our 62 managers, supervisors, directors and VPs of our Progressive team. Several participates have expressed their appreciation for what was taught. In fact, there are a few executives that are considering hosting a similar training for their teams too. We will certainly keep you in mind for our other professional development modules in the future. Some of our executives may be requesting your services again! Director and VP of Executive Team, Progressive Leasing
Our teams are excited and energized
Thank you again for facilitating our StrengthsFinder training session. Our teams are excited and energized with what we learned about ourselves and each other. Thank you for the coaching…much appreciated! We will definitely utilize it. Francis Gonzalez, Global Footwear Planning, Nike
Pleasantly surprised by the results
This was great having you join us. We were pleasantly surprised by the results. I’ve gotten only positive feedback from the supervisors and managers about the training. Everyone I spoke to felt they walked away with greater insight into their own leadership strengths. We enjoyed the your training yesterday! Appreciate you sharing your talents and strengths with us! Dr. Tara Fairfield, Judy Mifflin, Rana Shanefelt, Jeff Thompson – Department of Health and Human Services-USA
Dallas, Texas: “D-Town”
Dallas, Texas lies next to the Trinity River with a population of over 1,200,000 residents. Some of the neighboring cities to Dallas are Collin, Denton and Kaufman. Dallas is the ninth largest city in the United States and the third largest in Texas. Dallas is the largest economic center in its area with some of its key industries being defense, financial services, information technology and data, life sciences and semiconductors, telecommunications, transportation and processing, real estate and tourism.
Dallas, Texas Business Industry
The city’s top employers are AMR Corporation (American Airlines), Bank of America Corp., Texas Health Resources Inc., Dallas ISD, Baylor Health Care System, AT&T, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., JP Morgan Chase & Co., UT- Southwestern Medical Center, City of Dallas, HCA North Texas, NAS Fort Worth JRB, U.S. Postal Service, Fort Worth ISD and Kroger Co.
Midsize and smaller companies are growing and up and coming in the city as well. The top midsize companies in Dallas are Alliance Data Systems Corp., DATCU Credit Union, New York Life Insurance Co., Henry S. Miller Cos.; Northwestern Mutual-Dallas, Whitely Penn LLP, Southwestern Assemblies of God University, EOG Resources Inc., Key-Whitman Eye Center, Hill & Wilkinson Construction Group Ltd., Group and Pension Administrators Inc., MHBT Inc., Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr PC, Stream Realty Parners LP and Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas.
Gallup’s StrengthsFinder training is used in many Dallas businesses as a corporate training event, professional development module, and talent management strategy for developing and keeping their employees and supervisors and investing in their workforce. Most use facilitators, coaches and/or certified trainers in corporate staff retreats and team building events to make the experience more powerful and applicable.
Dallas, Texas Hospitality and Fun
Dallas is known for its barbeque, Tex-Mex and authentic Mexican food, so make sure you try some of the delicious food around the city. The city is a jazz and blues music hotspot and has a booming art district. If you’re there when it’s happening, check out the State Fair of Texas or the Cinco de Mayo celebration. The Dallas Zoo and Dallas Arboretum are fun to explore when you have some time off. If history is your thing, then stop by the George W. Bush President Library and Museum. Take your time wandering through Klyde Warren Park or visiting one of the city’s many spas. No matter what you enjoy, there’s something for everybody.
Dallas is of course home to the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks, FC Dallas and the Dallas Stars. Try catching a game if you’re passing through when you’re favorite sport is in season.
Dallas, Texas Education and Universities
Dallas, Texas has great universities in the area. The Art Institute of Dallas, Southern Methodist University, Texas Christian University, Criswell College, El Centro College, Parker University, University of North Texas at Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Baylor, University of Texas Dallas, Texas A&M Commerce, University of Texas Arlington, Wade College, University of Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, and Paul Quinn College are just a handful of the city’s best.
Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment and training is taking place in many local universities and colleges throughout Dallas (StrengthsQuest). Many use it in freshman and first-year programs as either classes or threaded into their majors in order to help students discover their unique talents.
Dallas, Texas Hotels and Conference Centers
The city of Dallas is a prime spot to hold a team/company conference or event. The Dallas Convention Center, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, Cooper Hotel Conference Center & Spa and Addison Conference and Theater Center are a couple of options to look into for your next company convention.
Dallas does not disappoint with hotels/accommodations that are comfortable and fit into a budget. Some great options to look into are the Omni Dallas Hotel, La Quinta Inn & Suites Dallas, The Magnolia Hotel Dallas, Hyatt Regency Dallas, Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria, The Fairmont Dallas and Doubletree by Hilton Dallas Market Center. So explore this beautiful city, eat some great food and enjoy the sights because they are just a highway’s ride away!
Gallup-certified StrengthsFinder trainer, Dr. Christopher Meade, leads and facilitates StrengthsFinder training sessions and workshops in Dallas, Texas.