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Leveraging CliftonStrengths in Higher Education with John Augusto

"The beautiful thing about strengths is when you take the assessment, it's you in front of you, and you get to do a deep dive based off of one assessment on how you understand and make your way through the world." - John Augusto

John Augusto is the Associate Dean at Georgia State University and a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach who is passionate about helping students and faculty in higher education identify and develop their Strengths. John's top 5 strengths are Strategic, Achiever, Developer, Arranger, and Futuristic.

Join us as we dive into the importance of implementing a strengths-based approach within university environments and organizations. John stresses the significance of strong leadership support and the value of a strengths champion to unite people. Discover best practices for engaging students and faculty and how to strategically roll out CliftonStrengths on campus, leading to a more empowered and effective team that benefits everyone involved.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How John, a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, empowers under-resourced communities
  • The importance of implementing a strengths-based approach within university environments.
  • How John integrates strengths into business plans and sales roles in developing strong relationships
  • How leaders can build trust by utilizing their strengths and connecting them to their LinkedIn profiles

Lastly, don't miss John's valuable insights on utilizing strengths in nonprofits and how fundraising can make all the difference. Learn how the strengths perspective can be easily integrated into a business plan, create a robust organizational culture, and assist in developing relationships with donors. John debunks the myth of the 'natural born salesman,' explaining how the CliftonStrengths Assessment and the Sales Assessment can help remove the stigma associated with sales. Tune in and learn from John's expertise and experience in strengths coaching!

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