StrengthsFinder® Training in San Jose, California. 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 San Jose, 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 San Jose 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, San Jose 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 San Jose 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
San Jose, California: “The Valley of Heart’s Delight”
Huddled between the San Andreas Fault and the Calaveras Fault likes San Jose, California. San Jose is home to more than 1,000,000 residents and is the largest city in Northern California and the largest city in the Silicon Valley. San Jose is very close to the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay and the days there are mostly sunny and bright. Neighboring San Jose are Stanford, Santa Clara, Campbell, and Fremont, California.
Every time I have had the chance to visit San Jose, I always greatly enjoy my time there. The city is beautiful. The city is known for its stunning public art and architecture. These places and some of the parks and gardens in San Jose, CA are places I always love to frequent such as the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, Heritage Rose Garden, Happy Hollow Park and Zoo and the Japanese Friendship Garden. San Jose also contains tons of water parks and fun flea markets to explore as well.
Because the biggest industry in San Jose is technology, some of of the top employers include companies like IBM and Hitachi. Other significant companies in San Jose are the County of Santa Clara, Cisco Systems, City of San Jose, eBay, U.S. Postal Service, San Jose State University, San Jose Unified School District, Adobe Systems, Good Samaritan Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Cadence Design Systems, Sanmina-SCI, Maxim Integrated, Brocade Communications, Ericsson, Xilinx, Altera, Becton Dickinson Biosciences, and SuperMicro.
San Jose also has some wonderful mid-sized companies in the area as well, such as Motley Fool, SmartBear Software, Travelzoo, Cornerstone OnDemand, Paycom, and MediaMath. Some of the fasting growing companies in San Jose are Superfish, Multicoreware, Smashwords, Ensighten, Duda and DrChrono.
San Jose State University and Stanford University, U.C. Berkeley are a couple of the incredible schools to choose from in the area.
If you are in town for a convention, chances are you’ll be having youR event at one of the many stunning conference centers that San Jose is home to, such as the McEnery Convention Center, Sobrato Community Conference, Santa Clara Convention Center, or Hilton San Jose. During your stay in San Jose, the La Quinta Inn and Suites, San Jose Marriott, Homewood Suites by Hilton, The Fairmont San Jose, Moorpark Hotel, or Hotel Valencia are great options to choose from that provide great service and comfortable accommodation during your trip. Come prepared to take in the beauty and art of the city and to experience culture through every aspect that San Jose, California has to offer.
Dr. Chris Meade is a Gallup-certified StrengthsFinder 2.0 team facilitator and leads StrengthsFinder training sessions and workshops, professional and career development, in San Jose, California.