As we move beyond the individual realm, teams often find it very powerful to learn what each team member brings as their natural strengths and talents.
In today's business world it is likely that all team members will need to "lead" even without a formal title. Whether it's heading a special project, or coordinating a special event, helping each individual understand where their leadership strengths reside can be eye opening.
Strengths Based Leadership is an excellent read and will provide insights into your natural strengths. If you have not undertaken the StrengthsFinder 2.0 profile, it is a great opportunity to check that out as well. At the individual and team level these two resources can be very powerful in building teams.
Strengths are not just a "nice to know" but an essential lever for teams on productivity and positivity results. Here's what I've shared about strengths earlier this year:
The Case for Strengths - a post from February which explores why strengths are so important
Curious about how your team could benefit from some strengths work? Contact us to discuss a customized retreat or offsite program including a focus on strengths, planning, and team development.
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