StrengthsFinder® Training Workshop in Bakersfield, CA – 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 Bakersfield, California:
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 Bakersfield 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, Bakersfield, CA 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 Bakersfield, CA 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
Bakersfield, CA: “California’s Country Music Capital”
Bakersfield, California or “B-Town” is the ninth largest city in California, settled between Fresno and Los Angeles. This wonderful city has a population of over 363,000 residents. You might mistake Bakersfield for a desert if you visit during the summer because of the hot, dry weather. The Tehachapi Mountains and the Temblor Range surround the city and its limits reach all the way to the Sequoia National Forest.
Bakersfield has a wide variety of fun activities and spots to check out while you’re passing through or taking a break from your weekend conference. Make sure to explore the Kern County Basque Festival, Kern County Fair, Camelot Park, the Buena Vista Museum of Natural History or Buck Owens Crystal Palace. You might even be able to attend a horse show or see a peacock at Hart Park.
Bakersfield has a booming economy with the key industries being agriculture, natural gas and other energy extraction, aerospace, mining, manufacturing, and food processing. Some of the top employers in the city are the County of Kern, The Giumarra Companies, Grimmway Farms; Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, City of Bakersfield, Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield, ARB, Kern Medical Center, State Farm Insurance, Sun World, Chevron, Clinica Sierra Vista, San Joaquin Community Hospital, AndrewsAg, Sun Pacfic, Paramount Farms, California State University, Bakersfield, Aera Energy and Kaiser Permanente.
Galllup’s StrengthsFinder training is used in many 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.
Bakersfield also is home to wonderful universities that contribute to the city. Some of the best colleges in the area are Bakersfield College, California State University, Bakersfield, Santa Barbara Business College, Bakersfield, San Joaquin Valley College, Bakersfield, Kaplan College, Bakersfield, Milan Institute, Bakersfield and Lyles Bakersfield College of Beauty.
This Californian city has great conference centers in the area to host a convention or event for your company or team. Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center, Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center and Regus Bakersfield are options to consider.
Of course you’ll need a place to stay over your trip or conference and Bakersfield does not fall short on reasonably priced and comfortable accommodations. The Padre Hotel, Hampton Inn Bakersfield, Comfort Suites Bakersfield, Hilton Garden Inn Bakersfield, SpringHill Suites Bakersfield, Double Tree by Hilton Bakersfield, Clarion Hotel and Hotel Rosedale are wonderful options to consider for your trip or event. Enjoy the heat and take time to explore the natural beauty of this wonderful city!
Gallup-certified StrengthsFinder trainer, Dr. Christopher Meade, leads and facilitates StrengthsFinder training sessions and workshops in Bakersfield, California.