Strengths-Based Leadership

Strengths-Based Leadership

What goals could you accomplish if you used your strengths instead of worrying about your weaknesses? How could your personal and professional life improve if you knew how to move past problems and build on what is working well?

This program will show you how to use your CliftonStrengths results from Gallup to optimize your leadership success. Research shows that using strengths-based leadership can lead to higher levels of employee motivation, engagement, and well-being. You will learn your unique mix of strengths and discover how to apply that knowledge to fuel success.

Customized for Your Needs

This program is available on a contract basis and can be tailored to suit your organization's needs. Contact our center at lead2wb@gmu.eduor 703-993-6090 to discuss customized opportunities.


  • Discover your strengths through the full CliftonStrengths profile that ranks and explains all 34 of your strengths.
  • Learn how to apply your unique mix of strengths professionally, and receive strengths insights cards to use in your workplace.
  • Increase your awareness of how to manage your weaknesses to fuel your success.
  • Experience greater well-being and leadership effectiveness by shifting your focus from problems to solutions.
  • Develop the capacity to become a more conscious leader who can lead with purpose.
  • Understand how to motivate your team to make positive change happen at work.
  • Improve engagement and performance for yourself, your team, and your organization.

Designed For

This foundational program is designed for anyone who wants to develop their leadership personally and professionally. Professionals at all career levels can benefit from Strengths-Based Leadership. Emerging leaders will build their leadership skills for success. Managers and teachers will learn how to motivate others to be more engaged and productive. Coaches and other trainers will expand their knowledge of CliftonStrengths and how they can use those tools to help their clients thrive.