StrengthsFinder Training Workshop Facilitator in Houston, Texas
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 Houston, Texas 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 Houston, Texas (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 Houston, Texas 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 Houston, Texas 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 Houston 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, Houston, Texas
Dr. Christopher Meade is a Gallup-Certified StrengthsFinder training workshop facilitator in Houston, Texas. 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 Houston, Texas area, and throughout the United States. He spends his time speaking, training, teaching, writing, and leader-building.
Houston, Texas: “Space City”
Settled in the Deep South on the gulf coastal plain lies Houston, Texas with over 2,100,000 residents. Houston neighbors Pasadena, Aldine, and Missouri City. Because Houston is a major port city, it’s in turn very multicultural and diverse. I absolutely love this city!
Houston, Texas Business Industry
Houston lives up to its nickname of “Space City” as one of the key industries in the city is space exploration (Houston Space Center). The other main industries are oil and gas exploration. Some of the top employers in Houston are Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, Continental Airlines, Inc., The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, ExxonMobil, Shell Oil Company, Kroger Company; National Oilwell Varco, The Methodist Hospital, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Baylor College of Medicine, HP, ARAMARK Corp., Chevron, Pappas Restaurants, Inc., and HCA.
Corporate Training in Houston, Texas
Gallup’s StrengthsFinder training is used in many Houston 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.
Businesses in Houston, Texas: Small Business Mecca
This Deep Southern city also has small businesses that are emerging in the economy. Some of the up and coming businesses in Houston are the British Isles, Domy Books, Hello Lucky, Joystix Classic Games, Miller Outdoor Theater, Marked, Tejas Custom Boots, The Chocolate Bar, The Hobbit Café and WhimseyBox.
Business Industry in the Houston Area
While you’re stopping through on business, don’t forget to check out some of the incredible sites the city has to offer. Houston has tons of unique activities to attend that will make you feel like a Texan in no time. Try checking out the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo or the Houston Auto Show. Experience culture and attend the Houston Greek Festival. Houston is also home to Lyndon B. Johnson’s Space Center and the Houston Theatre District, which has more than seven million visitors a year. Maybe wander through Old Market Square or Houston’s Chinatown. Houston is known for its thriving music scene and wonderful park space to wander through as well.
Texas Education and Houston Universities
Houston is home to several professionally recognized sports teams such as the Houston Astros, the Houston Rockets, the Houston Texans, the Houston Dynamo, and the Houston Dash. Houston also has thriving universities in the area such as University of Houston, Rice University, Texas Southern University, the University of St. Thomas, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Houston- Clear Lake, University of Houston- Downtown, Houston Community College System, North American University and University of Houston Law Center.
Freshman Class in Houston, Texas Colleges
Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment and training is taking place in many local universities and colleges throughout Houston(StrengthsQuest). Many use it in freshman and first-year programs as either class or threaded into their majors in order to help students discover their unique talents.
Hospitality in Houston, Texas, and Hotels
Planning a conference or convention in Houston, Texas is easy due to the abundance of conference centers to host your event. Try checking out Norris Conference Centers, Northwest Forest Conference Center, Texas Training and Conference Centers, Sam Houston Ballroom and Conference Center, George R. Brown Convention Center, Newport Golf & Club Conference Center, and South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center.
Business Industry in Houston, Texas Area
Comfortable accommodation is a benefit of passing through Houston. The Hilton Garden Inn Houston, Hotel ZaZa Houston, Hilton Americas, Embassy Suites Houston, Hotel Icon, Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks, Magnolia Hotel Houston, The Lancaster, Hotel Granduca, Homewood Suites or Days Inn and Suites are wonderful options to consider for your trip. Grab a cowboy hat and take in all Houston has to offer!
Gallup-certified StrengthsFinder trainer, Dr. Christopher Meade, leads and facilitates StrengthsFinder training sessions and workshops in Houston, Texas.