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How to Leverage The Working Genius Assessment

LEVERAGE THE WORKING GENIUS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

Develop productive and satisfied staff and faculty teams.

Empower your students to thrive in group assignments, campus leadership positions, interviews, internships, and their future careers.

The Career Leadership Collective has partnered with The Table Group to provide The Working Genius to higher education so that all students, staff, and faculty are more productive and satisfied in their lives and careers. The Consulting Team at The Career Leadership Collective is comprised of Certified Working Genius Facilitators.

THE COLLECTIVE + THE WORKING GENIUS

Interested in learning more? Register for our free June 13th information session: Harnessing the Power of Working Genius in Higher Education.

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ABOUT WORKING GENIUS

Developed by Pat Lencioni, author of 5 Dysfunctions of a Team and The Advantage and founder of The Table Group, The 6 Types of Working Genius helps people discover their natural gifts and thrive in their work and lives. Working Genius identifies the six fundamental activities required for any type of work and provides a simple framework for how work gets done.

 

Working Genius is changing how people think about their work and teams and leading to more dignified, fulfilled, and successful work.

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PAT LENCIONI

WHAT ARE THE 6 GENIUSES?

The Genius of Wonder (W)
The natural gift of pondering the possibility of greater potential and opportunity in a given situation. People with this genius are constantly curious and on the lookout for what could be improved.  

The Genius of Invention (I)
The natural gift of creating original and novel ideas and solutions. People who have it love to generate new ideas and solutions to problems and are comfortable coming up with something out of nothing.

The Genius of Discernment (D)

The natural gift of intuitively and instinctively evaluating ideas and situations. People with this type of genius have a natural ability when it comes to evaluating or assessing a given idea or situation and providing guidance.

The Genius of Galvanizing (G)
The natural gift of rallying, inspiring and organizing others to take action. People who have it enjoy bringing energy and movement to an idea or decision.

The Genius of Enablement (E)

The natural gift of providing encouragement and assistance for an idea or project. People with this type of genius are quick to respond to the needs of others by offering their cooperation and help with a project, program or effort. 

The Genius of Tenacity (T)

The natural gift of pushing projects or tasks to completion to achieve results. People who have this genius push for required standards of excellence and live to see the impact of their work.

WHAT SETS WORKING GENIUS APART?

Working Genius is part personality assessment and part productivity tool for for individuals, leaders, and teams. It is the simplest and fastest way to discover your gifts and transform your working life. Working Genius supports development by providing insights in three areas:

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Individual self-awareness about fulfillment/exhaustion 

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Leader awareness about how to get the best from every employee, every team

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Team awareness about what they can do to support and tap into one another to be successful; this can foster peer-to-peer development

MAXIMIZING WORKING GENIUS ON YOUR CAMPUS

FOR INDIVIDUALS

FOR PROFESSIONAL TEAMS

FOR STUDENTS

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DISCOUNTS THROUGH THE COLLECTIVE

Discounts are only available on purchases made through The Career Leadership Collective Website.

FREE Working Genius Assessment for Members

Are you both a Full-Time Career Services Staff Member at a Higher Education Institutions who also hold an active Campus or Individual Membership at The Career Leadership Collective?

Get a 10% Discount on Becoming a Certified Working Genius Facilitator

Available for anyone with a .edu email address who is a current student, staff, or faculty at a higher education institution who purchases through The Collective.

Not a Member? Get a 10% discount off The Working Genius Assessment

This is available for anyone with a .edu email address who is a current student, staff, or faculty at a higher education institution and who purchases through The Collective.

Interested in a Larger Volume or Bundled Purchase Discussion?

Contact us about larger discounts. Examples include: 

  1. The entire sophomore class takes the assessment.

  2. Becoming a Working Genius Campus that shares the same language about talents and work styles.

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WORKING GENIUS WORKSHOPS AND RETREATS

Elevate your team's potential with our transformative retreats and workshops designed to harness the power of the Working Genius model. Our unique virtual and in-person experiences can unlock unparalleled productivity, fulfillment, and success for your career center team. Join us to explore the six types of Working Genius and embark on a journey to a more self-aware, productive, and successful work life.

Maximize Your Higher Ed Team with a Working Genius Virtual Workshop

This workshop is designed for higher education teams who have completed the Working Genius assessment, aiming to enhance team dynamics and productivity. Over a 2-hour virtual session, participants will engage in a team-mapping exercise to identify strengths and challenges, understand the impact of their geniuses in different stages of work, and address ways to apply the principles of Working Genius beyond the immediate team, fostering a more engaged and collaborative campus community. 

In-Person Retreat

Our in-person retreats are designed for higher education teams interested in maximizing team effectiveness and building a culture of collaboration and professional fulfillment.

 

Campuses can incorporate this content into an existing team retreat with The Collective or host a stand-alone Working Genius retreat.

 

These retreats offer a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding and application of your teams' natural talents. Participants will explore effective change management strategies, understand their individual and collective geniuses, and learn how to maximize these strengths in a team environment.

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Productivity and Collaboration

We will utilize the Working Genius to visualize how each team member's strengths contribute to the group's dynamics and success, setting the stage for more effective collaboration and project alignment.

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Change Management

We will lead a session focused on communication strategies, strategic planning to avoid underutilizing talent and resources, and fostering a supportive environment.

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Maximizing Strengths

Teams will receive guidance on how to allocate tasks and responsibilities based on each member's natural gifts and geniuses, aiming to maximize efficiency, creativity, and overall team performance.

Our retreats aim to enhance productivity, self-awareness, and campus engagement by leveraging the Six Types of Working Genius, a model that identifies the fundamental activities required in any work setting.

 

Join us to unlock your team's potential and bring more energy and fulfillment into your work and life.

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