Drive Results: Team Talent
Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 18:30



People who focus on using their strengths are 6 TIMES as likely to be engaged in their jobs. What are your targets for the next year? How much more likely are you to achieve them with a team who is six times more engaged in what they are doing?


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Event Description

This workshop is part of our Leaders are Learners Series. Our Leaders are Learners Workshops are delivered by Smart Savvy’s network of #standapart leaders that we have come to know and respect. These skills enhancement workshops are guaranteed to serve-up solid insights and bolster your ability to lead with confidence and influence. Each workshop is skill-specific and results-oriented to provide you with quality ‘schooling’ and facilitated peer discussion.

You’ll access local talent and become a more proficient leader who’s ready to accelerate business results and personal growth. You’ll also gain exclusive access to presentation materials and engage in meaningful conversation (aka ‘network’) over our featured local beverage of the month.

What you will learn

Great leaders can be measured by the engagement and results of their team. Over 5 decades of research by Gallup indicates that optimizing the strengths of the individuals within a team environment improves team engagement, productivity and profitability. There is a measurable ROI outcome.

People who focus on using their strengths are 6 TIMES as likely to be engaged in their jobs. What are your targets for the next year? How much more likely are you to achieve them with a team who is six times more engaged in what they are doing?

Using the well-researched and internationally recognized Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment by Gallup as a foundation, this 90-minute session will allow you to begin the journey of optimizing your team’s strengths, increasing retention rates, reducing your crisis management load, boosting productivity and allowing profitability to rise.

To optimize your experience, please take time prior to our session to complete the online StrengthsFinder survey and bring your Strengths Report with you. You may purchase the TOP 5 STRENGTHS ACCESS assessment here.


Carla Wood

Carla Wood

Executive, Strategist, Speaker at ALL Strategy

A recognized voice in business strategy and relational leadership, Carla Wood is also a highly rated speaker. Founder of ALL Strategy, a successful, international enterprise focused on driving growth for service-based businesses, Carla believes incremental shifts maximize results. Carla has supported small and mid-size businesses in making tens of millions of additional revenue.

Prior to ALL Strategy, Carla was Managing Director of a successful coaching/consulting firm, sold over $100 million in residential real estate, supported a boutique ad agency through growth to final acquisition by an international leader in advertising, launched several small business ventures, and owned her own Marketing Consulting Firm.

Carla has a relational, intuitive, and grounded approach to metrics-based success influenced by her Psychology degree, MBA, and Masters of Science in Real Estate. Passionate about generosity, she serves as Vice Chair on the Board of Dress for Success Vancouver and is engaged in mentoring with the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs.

Event Details


$39.95 for event; $22.00 to complete StrengthsFinder


Wednesday, September 28, 2016


6:30PM – 8:30PM




1378 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC

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VP Marketing & Communications at BuildDirect

Joseph is an e-commerce and innovation executive, having held leadership positions at Amazon and Procter & Gamble. He has extensive experience operating end-to-end businesses and leading organizations across companies and cultures in Asia, NA, SA, and Europe.

Joseph is a frequent guest speaker on e-commerce, brand management and innovation. He has been featured in Men’s Health China and, and is a writer for the Harvard Business Review on doing business in China. Joseph is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, and holds a bachelor of business administration from Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business and Economics.


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Owner and President at Smart, Savvy + Associates
Peter is a leader. He has been helping companies make smart decisions and build for success for over 20 years. Seasoned in senior-level marketing, Peter knows what businesses need to meet their goals. He also knows WHO they need. Translation: he knows people. He can spot the star and sniff out the imposter. Peter has served clients in a variety of industries, lead sizable teams and launched divisions in Canada, US, Europe and Australia.

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