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Become a CliftonStrengths Coach

Empower Others to Succeed by Doing What They Do Best

Become a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach to help others maximize their potential and accomplish great things.

Become a Coach

Unlock the Power of CliftonStrengths Coaching

You’re the key to inspiring others to deliver greater performance.

People want to be developed, not torn down. They want to be inspired, not discouraged. They want your help. Because deep down, you’re a coach.

You’re the type of person that the best teams and organizations rely on for leading employees to accomplish great things. You might go by a different title in your role, but that doesn’t really matter.

CliftonStrengths coaches help people accomplish great things by doing what they naturally do best. These coaches learn how to have the right conversations, ones focused on helping people understand their talents and achieve their purpose using their CliftonStrengths.

In the end, these coaches lead people to live their best life, at work and everywhere else. If that’s your purpose, your calling, then it’s time to become a CliftonStrengths coach.

Become a Coach

Across the globe, people in the following types of roles are most frequently becoming CliftonStrengths coaches:

  • human resources
  • organizational development
  • learning and development
  • education
  • counseling
  • independent coaching

Research & Resources

You can’t argue with the research …

The CliftonStrengths assessment is just the start. The real improvement happens when coaches help people develop, not just discover, their talents.

Check out these resources to learn more about the staggering impact of strengths-based development on individual, team and organizational performance.

… or real experiences.

Don’t just take our word for it. Check out what a few CliftonStrengths coaches say about the impact of their work on their organizations.

“It’s the best investment that someone could make. If I could do it again, I would have skipped all of the other certifications I have and just do Gallup’s.”

Nicole Seichter, Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach

What You’ll Learn as a CliftonStrengths Coach

We have educated thousands of coaches, mentors and leaders to help others maximize their potential in every facet of life.

  1. How to Help People Accomplish What’s Most Important to Them
    Coach others to commit to and achieve their goals using their natural talents.
  2. How to Lead Others to Overcome Obstacles
    Help clients understand and use their talents to produce positive results, even in the face of adversity.
  3. How to Teach Teams to Succeed Using CliftonStrengths
    Help groups discover, develop and use their unique talents to improve team engagement and productivity.
  4. How to Elevate Your Coaching Abilities Using Your Talents
    Take your coaching to a higher level by developing your CliftonStrengths.
  5. How to Help People Transform Their Relationships
    Enable clients to discover deeper insights into themselves and others, and how to work together better.
  6. How to Empower Managers to Inspire Greater Performance
    Provide leaders with ways to address specific team-related issues using strengths-based development.
Become a Coach

CliftonStrengths Coaching Solutions

Your path to leading others to greatness starts here.
Learn about the components of our comprehensive curriculum that prepares you to become an expert in strengths-based development and a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach.
  1. Step 1

    Complete Gallup’s CliftonStrengths Coaching Courses

    Learn how to be an expert strengths coach through our transformational coaching curriculum.

    You have two options for coursework:

    • the Accelerated Strengths Coaching course
    • the Successful Strengths Coaching course and the Coaching Individuals, Managers and Teams course

    Both options include access to our Strengths Coaching Starter Kit and our Strengths-Based Coaching With Managers and Teams Kit.

  2. Step 2

    Complete Your Certification Application & Certification Exam

    Once you’ve finished the coursework:

    • complete the online application
    • complete the coaches agreement
    • take the online exam

    Along with checking those boxes, you’ll collect coaching evaluations from a few of your clients.

  3. Step 3

    Become a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach

    Congrats! With your certification, you’ve earned the designation of elite CliftonStrengths coach and gained all the benefits that it entails, including recognition by organizations like:

    • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
    • International Coach Federation (ICF)
    • HR Certification Institute (HRCI)
  4. Unleash the Power of CliftonStrengths

    Certification gives you access to a community of peer coaches, as well as continuing learning opportunities and other resources.

    Download the guide How to Become a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach to learn more.

Pursue your CliftonStrengths coaching certification today.

Complete this form, and a Gallup expert will contact you about how you can empower others to succeed using CliftonStrengths.