CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide (Print)
Engage employees and lead stronger, more productive teams with this collection of 40 CliftonStrengths activities proven to help teams succeed.
Benefits of the CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide:
The strengths-based activities in this guide will help you:
- enhance team members’ self-awareness
- develop stronger partnerships
- build strengths-based teams
- improve individual and team performance
The CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide empowers teams of all sizes and types to understand how they can best work together to accomplish their goals.
This guide features 40 hands-on activities to help teams succeed using a strengths-based approach.
Activities Proven to Help Teams Succeed
The guide includes detailed guidelines for conducting each activity, including:
- an overview of the activity's intention and purpose
- detailed step-by-step instructions for setting up and leading the activity
- worksheets for the activity that you can copy and use
- suggested timing for the activity
- tools and resources to complete the activity
- questions for effectively debriefing the activity
The CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide is designed for managers and team leaders who want to help employees understand and apply their strengths to create stronger, more engaged and more productive teams.
Download this sample activity to help team members better understand how their talents complement those of others on their team.
The CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide includes 40 engaging and interactive activities that you can implement with teams of any size.
Some activities require the use of additional tools that are sold separately.
The activities are organized into the following sections:
These activities help increase team members’ awareness of and appreciation for their individual and collective talents and CliftonStrengths:
- At Your Best
- What You Do Best
- First Impressions
- Your Unique Talents
- In Your Own Words
- Your Top Five in Pictures
- Strengths Charades
- Quick Draw
- Watch What You Say
- Strengths Slogans
- CliftonStrengths Crossword Puzzle
These activities help team members explore the power of strengths-based partnerships in their team or organization:
- Introductions: A Partnership You Value
- The Power of Partnerships
- With Whom Do You Partner?
- Why Do People Partner With You?
- Top Five Comparison
- Together We’re Better
- Relationships and Talents
- Paired Up
- Strengths Coat of Arms
These activities help develop successful strengths-based teams:
- Scavenger Hunt
- Best-Ever Team Experience
- When You Are at Your Best
- Build a Bridge
- Build a Team Strengths Grid
- Strengths Domains
- Getting Work Done
- Your Contribution to the Team
- Talent Lineup
- Strengths Slogans at Work
- Team Brand
These activities help team members work collaboratively to improve performance:
- Motivation Factors
- Strengths-Based Team Model
- As a Team
- On the Same Page
- Performance Goal Plan
- Playing Your Themes
- Team Testimonial
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to have taken the CliftonStrengths assessment to use this guide?
Yes. We recommend that coaches and the people they coach complete the CliftonStrengths assessment to benefit from the conversations and activities in the CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide. The CliftonStrengths assessment must be purchased separately.
If I am working with a group of people who are not technically a “team,” will these activities still be valuable?
Yes. The activities in the CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide are applicable to many different types of groups. Teams, groups and individuals can all benefit from using the activities in the workbook.
Do I need to purchase all the additional materials mentioned in the guide to use it?
There are some activities that require additional materials for the best experience. But you can complete all other activities without purchasing any additional materials.
Is the CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide available in a digital format?
Yes. The CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide is also available digitally.
Is the CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide available in any languages other than English?
No. While the CliftonStrengths Team Activities Guide is currently available only in English, we hope to release the guide in other languages in the future.