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How to Introduce Strengths to Your Group

You may have heard the statistic that nearly 70% of employees are disengaged at work. You may have even done some research on things you can do to improve productivity, engagement and morale within your own organization. But, have you done anything to “walk the walk”?

Creating a culture of engagement doesn’t require dramatic changes to the way your organization operates. It can start at your next group meeting. Prior to any workshop, meeting or presentation you are careful to organize the logistics, like confirming the conference room and sending the calendar invitation, but what do you do to address the human element? You have people attending the meeting not machines, so managing the nuts and bolts will only take you so far. You need a way to make those individuals feel understood and valued if you want to inspire engagement. 

Infusing a group session with strengths-based activities is a great way to set a positive tone and get people comfortable and motivated. To help you with this we've created a free practitioner handout with 2 of the best group ice breakers around strengths. Click below to get your copy. 

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Join the free one-week Strengths Challenge and find out how just 11-minutes of doing what you do best each day can make all the difference in your job.

Starting Monday, November 13th VIA, along with Michelle McQuaid and Live Happy, will help you discover your strengths, create an 11-minute habit to put your strengths to work and discover the impact it has on your performance and wellbeing. You’ll be able to chat with people all over the world taking the challenge and get free support from world-renowned strength coaches.

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