StrengthsFinder Training  in Washington, DC. Team Building2018-04-30T20:58:56+00:00

StrengthsFinder Training  in Washington, DC. Team Building

Gallup-Certified StrengthsFinder Facilitator-- Chris Meade, PhD

Strengths-FinderStrengthsFinder 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 Washington, DC:

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 Washington, DC area hotel, or offsite.

Salesforce StrengthsFinder Chris Meade

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 Training Workshop Chris Meade

StrengthsFinder and DiSC Training Chris Meade

StrengthsFinder Facilitator, Gallup-Certified Coach, Washington, DC Corporate Trainer

Dr. Chris Meade - Leadership AliveDr. 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 Washington, DC area and throughout the United States and China.


Gallup Strengths Coach Chris Meade


Knowledge, insights, advice, and leadership

Progressive Leasing“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

Department of Health and Human Services

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



Washington, D.C.: “The Capital of the Free World”, “The Federal City” and “The American Rome.”

Washington, D.C. Interesting City Facts

Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States and has a population of approximately 694,000 people. During the workdays, the city swells up to a million, due to commuters from Virginia and Maryland suburbs. At the same time, the Washington metropolitan area is home for around 6 million residents. It’s the country’s sixth largest metropolitan area. All three federal branches are located in Washington D.C. Those are the Congress, the President of the United States, and the Supreme Court. Washington D.C. is an international city and there are 176 embassies of different foreign countries are situated here. Washington DC also has the most international organizations’ headquarters and numerous international cultural centers.  Of course, the Gallup Center, that created the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment headquartered in Washington, DC too.

The world’s largest library is situated in Washington D.C. The Library of Congress contains a collection of over 162 million objects. And 12,000 items are added to the library’s funds every day. The National Archives is where you can find the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the US Constitution originals. The oldest fish market in the USA is the Maine Avenue Fish Market, which has been operating continuously since 1805.

Washington D.C. Business Landscape

The business industry in Washington D.C. is flourishing. The number of companies increases continuously. Many of them, as well as non-profit organizations, prefer their headquarters to be situated in or near Washington D.C., in order to be closer to the federal government. The government itself, as well as education and tourism, are the major employers of the area. Tourism, in fact, is the region’s second largest business industry and brings over 5 billion US dollars into the local economy annually. Most all of today’s business in the Washington, DC area are high-performing teams and the Gallup StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment and team training helps work teams get better and build more trust.

Washington D.C. Top Businesses

The federal government is, of course, the largest employer in Washington D.C. Besides government, top businesses of District Columbia are Medstar Health, INOVA Health, Marriott International Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton, Giant Food, CSRA Inc., Deloitte, Verizon Communications, Leidos Holdings Inc., and University of Maryland. We have trained many leaders and managers in the Washington, DC area with StrengthsFinder 2.0 team training events and other team-building events.

Washington D.C. Education and Universities

Washington D.C. is home to a number of great universities and other educational institutions, such as the University of the District of Columbia, the Howard University, Catholic University of America, the Dominican House of Studies, Georgetown University, Trinity Washington University, and Gallaudet University. There are three medical schools: Georgetown University School of Medicine, George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Howard University College of Medicine. There are six law schools in the area: the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, Howard University Law Center, Columbus School of Law, George Washington University Law School, Washington College of Law, and Georgetown University Law Center. Other educational institutions are American University, Institute of World Politics, Wesley Theological Seminary, Human Resources University, National Defense University, and St. Paul’s College. Many Washington, DC colleges and university career centers and business classes use StrengthsFinder 2.0 in their course material as well as StrengthsFinder team training events for staff at team-building event. Most MBA programs today use Gallup’s StrengthsFinder and Strengths-based leadership in their programs.

Washington D.C. Entertainment Facilities

Washington D.C. is not only the federal and business center of the country. If you are into art, the National Gallery of Art and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts should be your places of choice. And for nature lovers, the National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute are available daily. The most incredible hotels of Washington D.C. are Jefferson, Hay-Adams, Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons, Park Hyatt, Mandarin Oriental, St. Regis, Willard InterContinental, Rosewood, and Omni Shoreham. However, if you are looking for a less expensive accommodation, you also have a wide range to choose from. The city is spotted with budget hotels, guesthouses, and hostels for every taste and wallet size.

StrengthsFinder trainer, Dr. Christopher Meade, facilitates the Gallup StrengthsFinder 2.0 team training workshops in the Washington, DC area as well as the certified Gallup Strengths-based leadership and management strengthsFinder training workshops.