A Remarkable Colorado Culture Journey
In 2013, the City of Centennial embarked on the journey to foster a strengths-based culture with the objective of increased employee engagement and sustained levels of performance. As a contract city with a small core staff of just 60 employees, they work closely as a team to serve a community of more than 107,000 in the south metro Denver area.
Key Takeaways from this Discussion:
Learn about Centennials journey and how, in just three years, they sky-rocketed their engagement scores from 55% to 86%.
Learn how Centennial works in a culture of engagement and do what we do best every day.
Hear an overview of how Centennial employed a step-by-step approach to embedding both strengths and the Q12 in the organization.
Learn how the City was named a 2015 Health Links Healthy Business Certified Partner after proving the municipality is a champion for health and safety.
About The Facilitator:
Paula Gibson is the Director, Human Resources with the City of Centennial and a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. She has over 25 years of experience in the role of strategic business partner, program manager, and organizational development leader. She is a Human Resources professional who helps organizations and individuals discover their innate talents and capitalize on their capabilities and has spent her career in a variety of sectors, including financial services, not-for-profit, and municipal government. Her broad understanding of various areas of business has solidified the idea that focusing on talents brings excellence in all the environments and allows employees to come to work every day to do what they do best.
About City of Centennial:
City of Centennial was recognized as the #13 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine (2016) and # 3 Best for Veterans to Live by Military Times (a publication of USA Today.) Centennial was ranked as the fourth Best Place to Live in America by USA Today. As cited by 24/7 Wall St, more than half of all adults living in Centennial have a bachelor’s degree with the typical Centennial household earning about $30,000 more than the usual Colorado household.
Details and Location:
WHEN: Meeting will be held Thursday January 19 from 7:30-9:00 AM
WHERE: 13133 E. Arapahoe Rd. Centennial, C0 80112. Parking is open and free at the building.
AGENDA: Continental breakfast and networking from 7:30-8:00; meeting with engaged interaction, held from 8:00-9:00.