StrengthsFinder Training Workshop Facilitator in Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara, 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, Santa Barbara, California
Dr. Christopher Meade is a Gallup-Certified StrengthsFinder training workshop facilitator in Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara, California area, and throughout the United States. He spends his time speaking, training, teaching, writing, and leader-building.
Santa Barbara, California: “The American Riviera”
I wouldn’t blame you if you mistook Santa Barbara, California for a Mediterranean getaway once you experience the delightfully warm winters and cool summers. Santa Barbara lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains with over 90,000 residents flooding the city.
Arts and Culture in Santa Barbara, California
Along with its optimal weather, Santa Barbara has a variety of activities and hot spots to enjoy while staying in the city. Art lovers will have a blast checking out the New Noise Music Conference and Festival. Other venues include Arlington Theatre and Lobero Theatre. Another big hit is the Santa Barbara Arts & Crafts Show and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Natural Beauty Around Santa Barbara, California
This Californian city is all about showcasing nature’s beauty as well. If you’re passing through during the summer, check out the Summer Solstice Parade, Channel Islands National Park, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara’s Moreton Bay Fig Tree, Gould Park, Rattlesnake Canyon or the Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park. You could even check out the Santa Barbara Zoo.
Business Industry in Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara has a flourishing economy and booming businesses. Aerospace and defense and tourism and hospitality are the top industries in Santa Barbara.
Top Employers in Santa Barbara, California
The top employers in the city are the University of California, Santa Barbara and the County of Santa Barbara. Other employers include Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital; Santa Barbara City College and Santa Barbara School Districts. Also, strong companies include Raytheon; Sansum Clinic; City of Santa Barbara; United States Postal Service, and Santa Barbara Bank and Trust.
StrengthsFinder Training in Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara, California and It’s Universities
This beautiful city is also home to some incredible universities and colleges to study at. A few great ones are the University of California, Santa Barbara; Westmont College; Antioch University; Santa Barbara City College; Brooks Institute of Photography; Pual Mitchell the School – Santa Barbara; Santa Barbara Business College and Music Academy of the West.
Hospitality in Santa Barbara, California
If you’re traveling to Santa Barbara for an event or conference, the city has lots of event centers to hold your convention at. Next time you’re passing through try looking up a few of these: Butler Event Center; Cabrillo Pavillion Arts Center; Westmont College; St. Mary’s Retreat House and La Casa de Maria Retreat & Conference Center.
Hotels in Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara also has comfortable and affordable accommodations whether you’re staying for the weekend or longer before or after your conference. Some great hotel options are Harbor View Inn; The Fess Parker, and the DoubleTree by Hilton Resort. Other excellent places include the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara; Hotel Milo Santa Barbara; West Beach Inn; Canary, A Kimpton Hotel; Ramada Limited Santa Barbara and Brisas Del Mar, Inn at the Beach. Soak up the sun and enjoy the beauty of this beautiful city!
Gallup-certified StrengthsFinder trainer, Dr. Christopher Meade, leads and facilitates StrengthsFinder training sessions and workshops in Santa Barbara, California.