StrengthsFinder® Training Workshop in Austin, Texas  – Team Building.2018-05-01T04:24:07+00:00

StrengthsFinder® Training Workshop in Austin, Texas  – Team Building.

Gallup-Certified StrengthsFinder Facilitator-- Chris Meade, PhD

Strengths-FinderStrengthsFinder 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 Austin, 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, an Austin area hotel, or offsite.

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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.

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StrengthsFinder Facilitator, Gallup-Certified Coach, Austin, Texas Corporate Trainer

Dr. Chris Meade - Leadership AliveDr. 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 Austin, Texas area, and throughout the United States and China.

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Knowledge, insights, advice, and leadership

Progressive Leasing“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

Department of Health and Human Services

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

Austin, Texas: “City of the Violet Crown”

The fast growing city of Austin, Texas is the eleventh largest city in the United States, with more than 800,000 residents. Austin is the Texas state capital, settled next to Anderson Mill, Cedar Park, Georgetown and Round Rock, Texas. Austin, Texas lies next to the Colorado River, Lady Bird Lake and Lake Austin.

While you’re passing through, check out the hike and bike trail of Lady Bird Lake, LBJ Presidential Library, the State Capitol, Barton Springs Pool or Austin City Limits Live. There’s always a food or boat tour to go on or you could take a day to go kayaking and canoeing. Spend an evening out at Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar or take a day to embark on a Texas trail ride. The Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center is always fun to visit or wander through The Blanton Museum of Art.

Austin, Texas Business Industry

Austin’s main industry is technology and their economy is booming. The top employers in the area are Austin Independent School District, City of Austin, Dell, Inc., U.S. Government, IBM Corp, Seton Family of Hospitals, St. David’s HealthCare Partnership, State of Texas, University of Texas, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Apple, Inc., AT&T, Flextronics, Freescale Semiconductor and Leander ISD.

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The city also has small, upcoming businesses that are quickly making a name for themselves. Some of the young businesses are BiKN, Four Elements Yoga and Fitness, Freestyle Language Center, Gourdough’s Big. Fat. Donuts., Hearts & Robots Hair Studio, MeetMe Tix, Printcopia, and PRIZE.

Gallup’s StrengthsFinder training is used in many Austin Texas 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.

Austin, Texas Education and Universities

Austin, Texas a great place to study and is known for some outstanding universities in the area. Some of the top universities and colleges are UZE, University of Texas at Austin, St. Edward’s University, Austin Community College, Concordia University, Houston-Tillotson University, Seminary of the Southwest and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment and training is taking place in many local universities and colleges throughout Austin (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.

Austin, Texas Hospitality and Hotels

Austin, Texas has great conference centers to choose from if you want to host a company/team event in the area. Some great places to check out are AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Norris Conference Centers; Thompson Conference Center, Austin Convention Center, Frank Fickett Scout Conference and Event Center and Commons Learning Center.

Don’t worry about finding a comfortable place to stay while you’re in town because Austin has you covered. Some great hotels to check out are Hyatt Place Austin Downtown, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hotel Ella, Best Western Plus Austin City Hotel, Omni Austin Hotel, Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown, Four Season Hotel Austin and Staybridge Suites. Make the most of this beautiful city and enjoy all it has to offer!

Gallup-certified StrengthsFinder trainer, Dr. Christopher Meade, leads and facilitates StrengthsFinder training sessions and workshops in Austin, Texas.