Leaders of great groups love talent and know where to find it. They revel in the talent of others. - Warren Bennis & Patricia Ward Organizing Genius. Now, Discover Your Strengths: Increasing Productivity Through Leveraging Talent. Presenter: Kristen Storey Director
They revel in the talent of others.
-Warren Bennis & Patricia Ward
Now, Discover Your Strengths: Increasing Productivity Through Leveraging Talent
Human Resource Development
What is a strength?
What do you think would be the value behind a strengths-approach to leading?
Gallup Research Findings on Successful Leaders
Effective leaders invest in strengths
Surround themselves with the right people and then maximize their team
Understand their follower’s needs
In what ways can you assess a
How HRD assesses strengths:
What parts of your work or projects you worked on energized you, were most meaningful, brought you fulfillment?
Awareness Tools for
Identifying & Leveraging Talent
Tool Information Use
Personal Profile System (DiSC) Behavioral Assessment
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Indicator
Index of Learning Profiles Learning Style
Competing Values Behavioral Assessment
Strengths Finder Values and abilities
Team Effectiveness Profile Behavioral Assessment
Note: All tools listed are offered through HRD programs and services
What Makes A Great Leadership Team?
Cohesive teams posses broader groupings of strengths
There is a representation of strengths from each leadership domain
Individuals need not be well rounded, successful teams should be
The Four Domains of Leadership Strength
Executing-catch an idea, making a reality
Influencing-reach a broader audience
Relationship Building -holding a team together
Strategic Thinking –sees what could be
HRD Leadership Composite
To sustain a strong team, leaders must continue to:
Now, Discover Your Strengths Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton
Go Put Your Strengths to Work: 6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance, Marcus Buckingham
Strengthsfinder 2.0, Tom Rath
Strengths-based Leadership: Great Leaders, Team, and Why People Follow, Tom Rath and Barry Conchie