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Professional Advancement Day - Maximize Your Strengths with Growtality

  • Unilever 45 Commerce Drive Trumbull, CT, 06611 United States (map)

Registration: 8:00-8:30am
Course: 8:30am-4:00pm

Course Abstract -
Gallup research proves that people succeed when they focus on what they do best. By identifying what your talents are, you can find the best way to go about accomplishing your work. Basically, you get to stop trying to be what you are not, and start being what you are. Play to your strengths, mitigate your weakness.
When you are engaged in your strengths, you will naturally perform better, and you will feel more energized and fulfilled while doing it. That will improve your level of engagement at work, leading to higher employee engagement for the organization. StrengthsFinder done in a group setting is a fantastic way to find this information out.

What you will gain -
Gain self-awareness * Develop personal leadership skills and capabilities * Practice advice on communication challenges and ways to successfully work with others * Learn how to capitalize and build upon your greatest talents to create strengths that will enhance all aspects of your life * Learn the language of strengths as well as your top themes and themes of others * Maximize strengths everyday with yourself and others * Strengths Finder Assessment * A comprehensive Strengths Discovery and Action-Planning Guide.

Instructor - Kerry Preston, CEO and Founder of Growtality
A highly sought-after business expert and the co-author of You Did What? The Biggest Mistakes Professionals Make, currently in its fifth edition. The second book in the series, You Said What?, was released in 2012, with a follow-up Enhancing Your Executive Edge: How to Develop the Skills to Lead and Succeed published in 2014.  A natural-born problem solver, Prestonuses her own positive attitude and perception to foster relationships and help others do the same. Her ultimate goal is helping others become their best selves, whether it's at work or in their personal lives. She hopes to convey the idea that presence is the ultimate precursor to promotion.
Preston spent over 10 years with Calvin Klein Cosmetics, eventually taking her expertise to run workshops for Shiseido, NARS, La Prairie, Moet Hennessy USA, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi, and Credit Suisse.