Professional Development Series: Discover your Strengths

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Have you ever wondered how to be a better manager or to get the most out of yourself or others at work?  We are bringing in an expert in Strengthsfinder, a powerful tool for management and leadership, to provide key insights.  We invite you to attend the Discover Your Strengths workshop, a fun and interactive session designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of Strengths-based development. Learn how to focus on what you do best in order to maximize personal effectiveness and performance.  Participants will address strategies and challenges associated with developing in their roles, as well as understanding how to maximize interpersonal communication by valuing the unique talents of other members of the team.

When: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Where: San Diego County Bar Center – 401 West A, #1000, San Diego, CA  92101

Cost: Free to Paid members; $20 to non-members (Click HERE & scroll to bottom for payment)

To get the most out of this workshop, we encourage you to take StrengthsFinder, an online assessment that measures a person’s natural talents within 34 themes, then identifies the Top 5 most dominant themes (areas of strength) for an individual. By revealing the ways in which each person most naturally thinks, feels, and behaves, StrengthsFinder helps individuals discover and build upon the areas in which they have the most potential to develop and succeed.  To purchase a StrengthsFinder code and take the assessment, click here and purchase the “Top 5 Strengths Access” ($9.99 per code).

(Please note: StrengthsFinder is not a prerequisite for this workshop, however the results will allow you to gain more insight into some of the discussion topics as they relate to your own unique talent combination.)

About the presenter:

Leadership Development consultant and Strengths expert Erin Passons

Leadership Development consultant and Strengths expert Erin Passons

Erin Passons is an independent Strengths Coach and Talent Management Consultant.  She has spent her career helping business leaders, managers, and employees improve their performance and effectiveness through personal development workshops and coaching. Erin spent eight years as a Management Consultant for Gallup, the research and consulting firm known for creating the StrengthsFinder assessment and for their work with global public opinion and workplace polling.  During her tenure at Gallup, Erin worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, Best Buy, Hewlett Packard, Toyota, and Disney to provide training and coaching in the areas of management effectiveness, leadership development, Strengths-based performance management, employee engagement, and talent-based hiring.  Erin launched her own consulting practice in 2011, and she now works with a variety of organizations to provide coaching and facilitation in the areas of Strengths-based performance, leadership development, and team building.  Her clients include companies such as Cox Communications, Turner Construction, Cricket Wireless, Fiji Water, and One Kings Lane.  Her goal is to help people do what they do best, at work and in life. Erin earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of California-Santa Barbara and received her MBA from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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