Speaker: Kerry Preston
Date: October 17, 2017
Location: Unilever | Town Hall Room | 45 Commerce Drive | Trumbull, CT
Gallup research proves that people succeed when they focus on what they do best.
By identifying what your talents are, you can find the best way to go about accomplishing your work. Basically, you
get to stop trying to be what you are not, and start being what you are. Play to your strengths, mitigate your
When you are engaged in your strengths, you will naturally perform better, and you will feel more energized and
fulfilled while doing it. That will improve your level of engagement at work, leading to higher employee
engagement for the organization. StrengthsFinder done in a group setting is a fantastic way to find this information
What you will gain
Gain self-awareness * Develop personal leadership skills and capabilities * Practice advice on communication
challenges and ways to successful work with others * How to capitalize and build upon their greatest talents to
create strengths that will enhance all aspects of their lives * Learn the language of strengths as well as your top
themes and the themes of others * Maximizing strengths everyday with yourself and others * Strengths Finder
Assessment * A comprehensive Strengths Discovery and Action-Planning Guide
Biography ~ Kerry Preston
A high sought-after business expert and the co-author of You Did What? The Biggest Mistakes Professionals Make,
currently in its fifth edition. The second book in the series, You Said What?, was released in 2012, with follow-up
Enhancing Your Executive Edge: How to Develop the Skills to Lead and Succeed published in 2014. A natural-born
problem solver, Preston uses her own positive attitude and perception to foster relationships and help others do
the same. Her ultimate goal is helping others become their best selves, whether it’s at work or in their personal
lives. She hopes to convey the idea that presence is the ultimate precursor to promotion.
Preston spent over 10 years with Calvin Klein Cosmetics, eventually taking her expertise to run workshops for
Shiseido, NARS, La Prairie, Moet Hennessy USA, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi, and Credit Suisse.