fostering a community of people interested in exploring strengths
This group is for individuals who will be/ have already, participated in the Strengths Essentials Workshop. Meet other people who have participated in this class and get access to additional resources to help you on your strengths path!
Latest Activity: May 6
"Our company's greatest asset is our people!"
It's a nice motto, but it's meaningless without introspection and application. And the truth is, people aren't your greatest asset, unless they're in position to leverage their greatest strengths - those things they do well consistently and energetically.
Years of research prove that individuals and teams playing to their strengths significantly outperform those who don't in almost every business metric. In fact, the single best predictor of a consistently high-performing team is the answer to this question: "At work, do you have the opportunity to do what you do best everyday?" Teams with individuals who do massively outperform teams with people who don't-they're more profitable, more productive, less likely to quit, less likely to have accidents on the job…the list goes on.
That's compelling, but this is confounding: Our research reveals that only 12% of people in the workplace play to their strengths "most of the time." In general, society is fascinated by weaknesses (most employee reviews bear this out), and we take strengths for granted.
At a time when organizations are trying to do more with fewer people, it's critical to engage each person's strengths, and do it at scale across the organization. The strengths movement isn't about making people happier; it's about making organizations more productive. It's about yield. The best companies are made up of great teams. And those teams have individuals who know their strengths, take them seriously and offer them up to the organization.
One of the most difficult in an organization is that to make all staff are statisfied with their current job/task and it must be balance with what they will get in term of salary and benefits.This…Continue
Started by Samson Philip Aug 4, 2010.