StrengthsFinder® Training in Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles, CA:
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 Los Angeles 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, Los Angeles 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 Lewis-Clark State College. 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 Los Angeles 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
Los Angeles, California: “City of Angels” and “Creative Capital of the World.”
Los Angeles (LA) is home to more than 3,800,000 residents and consists of people from more than 140 countries speaking more than 200 languages. Los Angeles is the second most populated city in the United States and is right in the Pacific Ring of Fire, nestled in the San Fernando Valley. The weather is beautiful and sunny most days and optimal for settling down or going to catch some sun after a long weekend on business. Los Angeles (LA) California is neighbor to Glendale, Pasadena, Hollywood and Westmont, California. Exciting sights are just a highway’s ride away!
Los Angeles Business Industry
The industry is booming in Los Angeles and mostly flourishes in entertainment, tourism, steel fabrication, fashion apparel, and banking and finance. LA is a place of innovation, creativity and business startups. Some of the top employers and companies in LA are Kroger Co., County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Unified School District, City of Los Angeles, Federal Government, Kaiser Permanente, State of California, University of California, Los Angeles; Northrop Grumman Crop., Boeing Co., Long Beach Unified School District, Target Corp., University of Southern California, Bank of America, Walt Disney Co., and Home Depot.
Here are some of the companies that have been voted as the best places to work in Los Angeles, CA. They include: HKS Architects, Inc., Alston & Bird LLP, Adconion Direct, First American Title Insurance Company, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Pariveda Solutions, Inc., Transwestern, Golin, Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., TrueCar, Inc., Cresa Los Angeles, Shawmut Design and Construction, Kaiser Permanente, Roth Staffing Companies, L.P, Brookfield Residential, CBIZ MHM, LLC, and Slalom Consulting. Gallup’s StrengthsFinder training is used in many businesses as a corporate training event, workforce 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.
Los Angeles Education and Universities
Los Angeles also hosts a variety of incredible schools like USC, UCLA, California State University, Los Angeles, California State University, Northridge, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles City College, Life Pacific, Biloa University, Azusa Pacific University, Woodbury University, Mount Saint Mary’s College, Fuller Theological Seminary, and Occidental College. Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment and training is taking place in many local universities and colleges throughout Los Angele. 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.
Los Angeles Hotels, Hospitality and Fun
Los Angeles is also is one of the biggest gathering places for professional sports teams like the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Los Angeles Kings. Los Angeles is a prime location to hold a seminar or conference and offers great places to hold conventions. Los Angeles Convention Center, Westside Conference Center, UCLA Conference Services, and The Olympic Collection Banquet and Conference Center are a few great options. While you’re there for your conference, Magic Castle Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, Residence Inn Los Angeles, the Brentwood Inn, Luxe City Center Hotel, Rodeway Inn & Suites Pacific Coast Highway, and Embassy Suites LAX North are wonderful hotels to choose. Come prepared for a great time in Los Angeles, California, and a long list of thrilling activities to choose from!
Gallup-certified StrengthsFinder trainer, Dr. Christopher Meade, leads and facilitates StrengthsFinder training sessions and workshops in Los Angeles, California.