What we're about

We are Singapore's first and largest StrengthsFinder Meetup Group. Come network and develop your talents with fellow StrengthsFinder enthusiasts in the Sunny Singapore. Gain a deeper appreciation for your own strengths. Grow stronger personally and professionally learning strengths-based strategies and techniques. Work smarter maximizing your talents by exchanging strengths tools and best practices.

Let's grow from talents to strengths, potential to performance!

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Why Join The StrengthsFinder Singapore Network?

Most people are stuck with a weakness-fixing mindset, thinking that weakness-fixing leads to success. Unfortunately, while weakness-fixing can help prevent failure, it rarely leads to excellence. Excellence is a result of understanding and building upon your strengths.

Yet most people are unaware of what their strengths truly are, and cannot fully leverage on it.

Even people who have taken the StrengthsFinder Assessment are likely to be amazed by its accuracy, but not know what to do with the reports.

The StrengthsFinder Singapore Network is established for that reason - to build a community of strengths enthusiasts so that we can support each other's growth. This is truly a community like no other!

You are UNIQUE

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We are so unique that we can be identified by what seems to be one of the most insignificant part of our bodies - our fingerprints. Yet when it comes to our unique personality and make-up, often times the education system attempts to put us through a pre-defined mold or an efficiently developed "manufacturing" process.

The education system has, fortunately, evolved over the years, and is now more aware of individual differences. In spite of advances in andragogy and pedagogy, the conventional mindset which focuses on fixing weaknesses is still extremely prevalent.

A Strengths-Based Approach to Development

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"Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."
~ Albert Einstein

The Conventional-approach to development focuses on fixing weaknesses, which often leads to frustration and low return-on-investment (ROI) for time and effort.

A strengths-based approach focuses on identifying and developing our individual strengths. And because it is focused on developing what comes naturally to you, learning is often easy if not effortless, and yield much better ROI.

We believe that everyone is unique, and the key is to leverage on your unique talents.

Benefits of the Strengths-Based Approach

Gallup Research shows that people who engage their strengths are

- 3x as likely to report an excellent quality of life
- 6x as likely to be engaged in their jobs


Organizations who adopt a Strengths-Based Approach see on average

- 12.5% increase in productivity

- 8.9% increase in profitability

- 14.9% decrease in turnover


About The Clifton StrengthsFinder 2.0 (http://www.gallupstrengthscenter.com)

Gallup’s Clifton StrengthsFinder is an online measure of personal talent that identifies areas where an individual’s greatest potential for building strengths exists.

The 177-item pairs were based on the theory and research foundation associated with semi-structured personal interviews that had been used by Selection Research Incorporated and Gallup (Harter, Hayes, & Schmidt, 2004; Schmidt & Rader, 1999) for over 30 years. The measure, developed through rational and empirical processes, has been repeatedly subjected to psychometric examination.

By identifying one’s top themes of talent, the CSF provides a starting point in the identification of specific personal talents, and the related supporting materials help individuals discover how to build upon their talents to develop strengths within their roles.

The primary application of the CSF is as an evaluation that initiates a strengths-based development process in work and academic settings. As an omnibus assessment based on positive psychology, its main application has been in the work domain, but it has been used for understanding individuals and groups in a variety of settings — employee, executive team, student, family, and personal development.

Upcoming events (5)

Exploring Self-Boundaries and Strengths (Part 2)

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$15.00

Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Boundaries impact all areas of our lives, such as emotional, physical, relational, and spiritual areas. With Permission from the Dr. Henry Cloud Team, we are going to explore the topic of Self-Boundaries using three of his short videos: - Willpower is not enough - Learning to use natural consequences - Self-Boundaries = Setting Yourself Up for Success We will be taking the general approach of watching the short video together, having a short discussion, exploring how are talent themes show up or could be used, and then moving on to the next video. Many of you would have heard of Dr. Henry Cloud, and his best-selling book "Boundaries". Frankly, just working on his suggestions alone will be extremely beneficial for anyone, and we are going to add on the strengths dimension to it during our discussion! I'm exciting to get this first round going! Event Fee: $15 or Free for Elite Members Elite Member Registration: https://www.strengthsalchemy.com/register/strengthsfinder-singapore-network-sfsn-elite-member/ Registration Process - You will see that the event is full. Please join the waiting list, and after payment has been received or you have been confirmed as an Elite Member, your status will be manually updated to "Going".

Quick Connect Live - Authenticity vs Vulnerability

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People often confuse authenticity with vulnerability. Both affect each other, but they are very different things. In this session, we will discuss what the difference is, and what’s important about it. We will also discuss about what it means to show up authentically at the workplace.

Special: Decision Making with 6 Thinking Hats

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$30.00

“Creative thinking is not a talent; it is a skill that can be learned. It empowers people by adding strength to their natural abilities which improves teamwork, productivity, and where appropriate, profits.”—Edward de Bono Decision making is part of our lives. We make decisions as individuals and as groups. Right from as simple as 'What do we eat for breakfast' to complex decisions of 'How we should increase market share of a product' at work. Decisions are a combination of facts and feelings. Our natural instincts influence our decisions. For example, If you're naturally optimistic, then chances are you don't always consider potential downsides. Similarly, if you're very cautious or have a risk-averse outlook, you might not focus on opportunities that could open up. But decisions must be looked at from 'Different Viewpoints'. “Six Thinking Hats" helps you look at problems from different perspectives, but one at a time, to avoid confusion from too many angles crowding your thinking. It is also a powerful decision-checking technique in group situations, as everyone explores the situation from each perspective at the same time. It forces you to move outside your habitual thinking style, and to look at things from a number of different perspectives. This allows you to get a more rounded view of your situation. Agenda 1. What are the Six Hats? 2. Understanding with an Example 3. Applying our learnings 4. Leveraging our Strengths and Six Thinking Hats 6. Sharing your learnings & Wrap up About Our Guest Speaker Poonam is a HR professional with close to 10 years of work experience in 4 sectors/industries. Her expertise lies in Talent Management, Change Management, Employee engagement and Total Rewards.She has the ability to understand business challenges across industries and deliver people strategies in varied cultural set ups both in India and globally. Her strong passion for Coaching allowed me to coach and train employees across different managerial levels in India, United States and Australia. Leadership Coaching, Coaching Managers and Teams, Coaching for Performance and Coaching Women are the areas where her expertise lies. Event Fee: $30 or Free for Elite Members Elite Member Registration: https://www.strengthsalchemy.com/register/strengthsfinder-singapore-network-sfsn-elite-member/ Registration Process - You will see that the event is full. Please join the waiting list, and after payment has been received or you have been confirmed as an Elite Member, your status will be manually updated to "Going".

Quick Connect Live - (Topic to be determined)

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The Quick Connect Live sessions are live sessions where we chat around various topics covering career, relationships, well-being and more. This is a place holder and will be updated when we have decided on the topics for conversation. You can access our past Quick Connect Live sessions from the following sources: https://www.facebook.com/watch/StrengthsAlchemy/580858929457357/ https://www.youtube.com/user/StrengthsAlchemy/videos?view=2&flow=grid -= This week's Topic =- << To be decided >>

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Quick Connect Live - 4 Quadrants of Non-Politicians

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