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Conejo Valley Special Division

  • 12/06/2013
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • University of Farmers, Farmers Insurance, 30801 Agoura Rd., Agoura Hills, CA

Why you need a strengths-based organization, and how to get one

Presented by Hilary Howard

In an ideal work environment, individuals and managers of a work group, team, department, or entire company each understand their own talents and strengths as well as the talents and strengths of others with which they interact.  In doing so, an opportunity is created in which tasks and assignments can be matched with talents and strengths, allowing resources to be used to maximum effect, initially in identifying goals, opportunities and challenges, in creating strategies and then effectively mobilizing those resources towards action and completion…thus creating a unique competitive advantage.

During this fun and interactive session we will;

  • Introduce the concepts of talents and strengths and reveal why focusing on them can positively change you and your organization.
  • Reveal how talents and strengths are core drivers for employee engagement, retention and productivity and thus key contributors to profitability and customer satisfaction
  • Show how strengths-based organizations obtain a unique and sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Highlight the Facebook philosophy on using a strengths-based management style to attract and retain high caliber talent.

Hilary Howard is president of Strengths Developer and is committed to helping individuals and organizations unleash their greatness. She facilitates strengths-focused Organization and Leadership Development programs and coaches executives and their teams.

She holds an Honors Degree in Business and Post-Graduate qualifications in Human Resources and in Entrepreneurial Studies. In addition, to her ontological coaching certification, her belief in living an optimal performance lifestyle has driven her to study and certify in many other   “People related” disciplines, including Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Person-Centered Counseling, Personal Training, Nutrition and Somatic bodywork, all of which she weaves into her work.

Hilary has worked at strategic and operational levels in large and small Public and Private Organizations in the United States and in the UK. Her earlier career was in Human Resources Management and Consulting and she holds the designation Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).  She is currently the National Vice President for Programs for the National Human Resources Association.


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