StrengthsFinder Training Workshop Facilitator in Bakersfield, California
Gallup-certified StrengthsFinder training workshop facilitator, Dr. Christopher Meade, helps teams leverage their strengths to build trust, increase engagement, and cultivate stronger relationships. StrengthsFinder has become a popular tool for conducting team building at corporations around the globe.
Leverage Your Team Strengths
Based on the #1 Wall Street Journal and Business Week bestseller, the StrengthsFinder training course in Bakersfield, California helps individuals and teams understand, apply, and leverage their strengths in their respective roles and teams.
Start with Talent; End with Strength
StrengthsFinder helps individuals and teams discover, develop, and deploy their unique talents and strengths. When teams understand each other’s unique strengths and discover “what’s right with each other” rather than focusing on “what’s wrong with one another,” teams experience greater engagement, stronger alignment, and improved performance.
Gallup StrengthsFinder Training Workshop in Bakersfield, California (In-person and Virtual Offerings)
This StrengthsFinder workshop is geared to help individuals and teams discover how they can use and develop their natural strengths and talents in a way that brings out their best contribution. We focus on each participant’s Signature Strengths and how to best leverage them together as a team.
StrengthsFinder Workshop Materials and Resources
This engaging and interactive team workshop includes:
- Gallup StrengthsFinder online pre-assessment
- Personalized strengths profile for each participant
- Supplemental workshop materials
- Gallup-certified expert facilitation
- Interactive, participatory, fast-paced, fun
- Gallup’s best break-out activities, team conversations
- Customized team and department strengths map
- Follow-up materials with team and manager resources
- Admin of the entire process, start to finish
The StrengthsFinder Training Workshop in Bakersfield, California can be done in a 4-hour (half-day) onsite format or a live, 2-hour, accelerated virtual online session.
StrengthsFinder Live Virtual Online Team Option
A live virtual StrengthsFinder team training event is a cost-effective way to bring your team together and provide a world-class team-building experience. Our virtual training option enables you to continue to develop your associates remotely outside the Bakersfield, California area.
Bring Your Team Together
The virtual delivery option is perfect for smaller teams on a budget. When you participate in a live StrengthsFinder video-conferencing session, we seamlessly share Gallup Strengths content in a way that brings teams together.
Virtual Online Video-Conferencing Workshop
- The connection is quick, easy, and efficient
- Live, personal, engaging, interactive, fun
- HD video, audio, and HD screen-sharing
- Break-out rooms, team conversations and activities
- Collaborate with team members across locations in real-time
- Expand beyond a Bakersfield, CA area workshop to meet the needs of today’s remote professionals
StrengthsFinder Team Workshop Takeaways:
- Gain greater self-awareness and team alignment
- Increase employee engagement and team performance
- Gain techniques to address team challenges
- Understand how to build effective team partnerships
- Transform relationships in the workplace
- Increase business productivity
- Learn how to leverage individual strengths in order to improve team results
Appreciate your prework and passion
Chris, thank you so much! It was a fun day. We had great feedback on the session for our marketing leadership team. We were all so appreciative of your prework and passion in the leadership and team StrengthsFinder event! Emily, Senior Vice President, Starbucks Marketing USA; Kyndra, Vice President, Global Marketing, Starbucks Rewards & Partnerships
Tangible. Relatable. Actionable.
It was a great session. I had almost every single leader on my team comment to that effect. I think we’re making progress on getting folks to work together and see the best in their colleagues’ actions. Today was another step on the path to making this team really hum! I thought you did a fantastic job of making our team training tangible, relatable and actionable. Thank you again for your time. Travis, Senior Vice President, ISG Sales, Global Business Operations Dell Computers EMC
StrengthsFinder Training Workshop Facilitator, Gallup-Certified, Bakersfield, California
Dr. Christopher Meade is a Gallup-Certified StrengthsFinder training workshop facilitator in Bakersfield, California. He specializes in building strong leaders and developing healthy teams. He has coached over 10,000+ people and facilitated trainings for 500+ teams and/or organizations across all industries.
A former business school dean and award-winning MBA instructor, Christopher holds a Ph.D. from the University of Idaho in Organizational Learning with a concentration in leadership. He is a recipient of the CEO Today Management Consulting Award.
Some of his clients include Apple, Nike, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, US Olympic Committee, Starbucks, NFL Detroit Lions, Salesforce, Walmart eCommerce, Johnson & Johnson, Dell, Sony PlayStation, U.S. Departments of Veteran Affairs, Treasury, Defense, and Commerce, UC Berkeley, Instagram, Citibank, Abbott Laboratories, Federal Reserve Bank, Emory University, IHG Hotels, and United Healthcare.
As an author of several books, Dr. Meade speaks regularly at leadership conferences and Gallup StrengthsFinder team training workshops and events in the Bakersfield, California area, and throughout the United States. He spends his time speaking, training, teaching, writing, and leader-building.
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.
Fun Activities in Bakersfield, California
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.
The economy in Bakersfield, California
Bakersfield has a booming economy with the key industries being agriculture, natural gas, and other energy extraction, aerospace, mining, manufacturing, and food processing.
Top Employers in Bakersfield, California
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, Andrews, Sun Pacific, Paramount Farms, California State University, Bakersfield, Aera Energy, and Kaiser Permanente.
StrengthsFinder Training in Bakersfield, CA
Gallup’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.
Education in Bakersfield, California and It’s Universities
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.
Convention Center in Bakersfield, California
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.
Hotels in Bakersfield, CA
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, DoubleTree 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.