May 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
What would happen if we could finally put a name to the things we do best – our innate personality strengths – and access them on the daily to help achieve our personal and career goals?
Design Assembly presents | Discover Your Designer DNA with Jason Biggs from the Strengths Collective
We all have talents; naturally recurring ways of thinking, feeling, or behaving that can be productively applied. We use them every day to achieve what we are responsible for. The challenge is that talents are innate. We just “do them” without thinking. So it can be difficult for us to describe them to others and even see the value in them ourselves. An example of this is think about the question, “What is one positive word people used to describe you?” Many of us find this difficult to quickly answer.
The truth is, in any work we do the HOWs (thoughts, feelings, behaviours) always come before the WHATs (the priorities and delivery of the work). What if we were able to accurately describe our talents so that they:
What will I learn?
We all love a personality test. We start by completing a CliftonStrengths profile which helps to identify and describe your talents. The trick with any profile is that it is most powerful when you understand how to apply them uniquely to you. This three hour workshop is designed to help you discover:
How to get the best out of you
Understand your 1 in 33 million point of difference. Be able to confidently voice the unique way you approach your work. What you are good at and why (something that can help boost your portfolio)
How to get the best out of others Increase empathy for others, how we all do things differently and that through intentional partnerships you can make our work more impactful
Tools to get right information from those you work with through adapting your style, by leveraging your talents and most importantly by asking the right questions
Costs for this workshop
DA Friend | Member $350.00 (plus gst + bf)
Non-member | $450.00 (plus gst + bf)
Who is this workshop for?
Design Studio Owners
People moving into managing leadership roles which manage teams
Employees across all functions and roles; whether it be designers or the teams and roles that support them
Freelance or contractor designers looking to unlock natural strengths and turn them into their unique point of difference.
Consider more than one person attending from your team to improve the collaboration between you all.
What will I walk away with?
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If you’re a DA Friend and would like to attend this workshop, email firstname.lastname@example.org for your access code.
Want to see this workshop in your region?
Register your interest for early 2024, email email@example.com with name, location, how many of your team are interested and if you are a DA Friend member or not.