Your life as a strengths coach starts today.
If you want to be a great coach, you'll need to learn the CliftonStrengths® approach. Enroll in the Successful Strengths Coaching course to learn how to have career-altering coaching sessions. Empower your clients or employees to develop faster and perform at their best.
What is the Successful Strengths Coaching course?
Successful Strengths Coaching is a two-day course that teaches you the essential elements of coaching with a strengths-based approach. Attend this course to learn the core principles and practices of coaching that changes lives and helps people get better results.
At the heart of this course is CliftonStrengths, Gallup's unique and proven approach to talent discovery and development.
What You'll Learn
During this course, you'll learn how to coach people to develop their natural talents and perform better at almost any undertaking, both in the short and long term.
- An in-depth understanding of the 34 CliftonStrengthsCliftonStrengths themes
- Strategies for having strengths-based coaching conversations
- Best practices for bringing strengths-based development to organizations
- Techniques for applying your talents and strengths to becoming a more effective coach
What You'll Earn
"Do you know what you're doing?" Answer the question before it's asked. Get certified. Gallup certification has long carried with it the full weight of Gallup's knowledge, credibility and integrity. Completing the Successful Strengths Coaching course sets you on the path to becoming a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach.
Professional Credit Hours
When you develop as a professional, you should get credit. The Successful Strengths Coaching course counts toward continuing education and recertification requirements for many professional organizations.
- Participants who successfully complete the in-person format of this course earn professional credit hours from ICF (15.5 CCE hours: 8.5 Core and 7 Resource Development), HRCI (15 hours) and SHRM (15.25).
- Participants who successfully complete the virtual format of this course earn professional credit hours from ICF (16 CCE hours: 10.5 Core and 5.5 Resource Development), HRCI (12.75) and SHRM (15.25).
Get the essential coaching resources you need.
You'll get a collection of coaching resources when you take this course. They're dense and actionable. Read them, discuss them and coach from them long after you've completed the course.
CliftonStrengths Coaching Starter Kit (Digital)
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Additional Items Included:
- CliftonStrengths Insight Photo Cards
- Values Cards
- Learning Journal
Why? Because it works.
This course has a backbone: the CliftonStrengths approach to talent discovery and developmentCliftonStrengths talent discovery and development. CliftonStrengths flows through nearly every element the Successful Strengths Coaching course, and you'll learn to practice and perfect it in the real world. Why? Because it works.
Gallup's most recent meta-analysis -- a study of many studies -- analyzed 1.2 million individuals and 49,495 work units in 45 countries to understand specifically how our approach affects outcomes.
Here's what we found.
Teams that received strengths-based development have achieved:
fewer safety incidents
lower turnover (in high-turnover organizations)
Your workplace issues, taken care of.
People are the heart of your workplace. Understand them, and you'll know how to solve your workplace problems, seize opportunities and outperform your competitors. The Successful Strengths Coaching course will answer some of the most important workplace questions and issues.
How do I improve someone's performance?
Engage them at work. It's not the only answer, but it's one of the best. Gallup's most recent meta-analysismost recent meta-analysis -- a study of many studies -- on team engagement and performance includes data accumulated over the past two decades.
When Gallup analyzed the differences in performance between engaged and actively disengaged business/work units, those scoring in the top quartile on employee engagement significantly outperformed those in the bottom quartile on these crucial performance outcomes:
How do I improve employee engagement?
Meet employees' needs as people first. Now is a good time to ask, "What DO human beings need?"
We have you covered. The Successful Strengths Coaching course gives you many ready-to-use tools to immediately understand your people's needs to give them exactly what they want.
The tools and methods in this course address some of the most important human needs in the workplace. Here are a few needs you'll be prepared to meet after you take the course:
1People need a manager who understands and coaches them. The manager is the strongest factor in employees' engagement.
2People need the opportunity for development. The inability to grow at work is the No. 1 reason people leave their jobs.
3People need to know what they're good at. When employees know and use their strengths, they are more engaged -- nearly six times more -- and they perform better.
By attending the Successful Strengths Coaching course, you'll learn how to fulfill these basic human needs. You'll learn to meet your people where they are and coach them to where they could be.
How do I excel as a manager?
The best managers do three things well: 1) develop strengths, 2) focus on engagement and 3) maximize performance.
1They understand and appreciate their employees' talents and strengths and use this information to uniquely set up each person for success.
2They emphasize their team's engagement to ensure that workplace needs are met.
3They set clear expectations and performance goals, provide strengths-based feedback, and make adjustments to help their team take action.
Successful Strengths Coaching teaches you the fundamentals of reshaping how you manage people.
How do I create a great workplace?
Great workplaces develop good managers into remarkable coaches. Gallup knows more about managers than anyone else in the world. Through decades of research, we have learned that managers account for 70% of the variance in team engagement at work.
Great workplaces recognize that managers are the primary lever of change in any organization. From modeling the organization's purpose and values to coaching individual performance, managers bring the organization's culture to life and, ultimately, define how employees perceive the organization. So, if your managers don't change, nothing changes.
People come to the Successful Strengths Coaching course as managers. They leave as coaches.
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