The successful leader is surrounded by a successful team. At Lead for Change, we reinforce support for leaders by working with their senior executive teams and other staff in their organizations. Lead for Change uses industry-leading tools for team development to assist individuals in understanding how to work effectively together.
The foundation for team development by Lead for Change is Emergenetics. Emergenetics is rooted in the concept that who you are today is the emergence of your behavior, genetic makeup and life experiences. Emergenetics provides a clear way to understand this intersection of nature and nurture through the Emergenetics Profile, built on four Thinking Attributes and three Behavioral Attributes that every person exhibits. Lead for Change is certified to use Emergenetics Profiles and other tools to help teams function more effectively.
In addition, Lead for Change uses Strength Finder to chart key strategic assets of a team. In 1998, the Father of Strengths Psychology, Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D. (1924-2003), along with Tom Rath and a team of scientists at Gallup, created the online StrengthsFinder assessment. Gallup introduced the first version of its online assessment, StrengthsFinder, in the 2001 management book Now, Discover Your Strengths. In 2004, the assessment's name was formally changed to "Clifton StrengthsFinder." All people have a unique combination of talents, knowledge, and skills – strengths – that they use in their daily lives to do their work, achieve their goals, and interact with others. Gallup has found that when people understand and apply their strengths, the effect on their lives and work is transformational. People who use their strengths every day are six times more likely to be engaged in their work and three times more likely to say they have an excellent quality of life. By exploring the ways in which you naturally think, feel, and behave, Clifton StrengthsFinder can identify and build on the areas where you have infinite potential to grow and succeed.
The combination of Emergenetics and Strength Finder can transform the way the members of a team relate to one another and achieves results for an organization. By working with Lead for Change, leaders can build the teamwork and leadership capacity of the people around them.
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