Strengths Coaching Blog

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Learn About Building a Strengths Coaching Program at Your University - Called to Coach S6E5

On a recent Called to Coach, we spoke with Mark Pogue, the Executive Director of the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration.








Mark Pogue dives into updates on the UNL CliftonStrengths Institute. He interviews Liz Ubele, a Peer Career Guide at UNL. Liz was the #1 rated coach by the students she coached in the fall. Tune in to hear more about the program. 

Are you interested in learning more about having a higher-ed coaching program at your university? Join Mark Pogue on Monday, July 16 (right before the CliftonStrengths Summit), for a pre-conference session to visit the UNL campus and see the CliftonStrengths Institute's facilities. Participants will attend multiple learning sessions that highlight best practices on how to implement a strengths coaching program within your university. 

Here's how to register for this pre-conference session (you must be registered for the summit to book your spot): 

  • Go to the CliftonStrengths Summit homepage
  • Click on the "Register" button
  • Click on "Already registered?"
  • Login with your confirmation number
  • Click on "Modify," then hit "Next"
  • Now you should be on the Session Registration page
  • Scroll down to Monday, July 16, 2018
  • Choose "Higher Education Strengths Strategy Day"
  • Scroll to bottom of the page and click "Next"
  • Select "Next" again and then complete the purchase on the payment page
Join us at the 2018 CliftonStrengths Summit to learn more about improving your workplace or school through strengths. Register today to reserve your spot! 

Visit Gallup Strengths Center to browse our myriad of products and learning opportunities for strengths-based development.

Continue the coaching conversation on Facebook and Twitter. It’s a great way to network with others who share a passion for strengths!



Mark Pogue is the Executive Director of the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration. In this role, he creates strengths-based programs at the university to empower students, staff and faculty to lead successful, self-directed lives with the knowledge of their talents and how to apply them. Prior to coming to UNL, he was the senior director of strengths development in the education division of Gallup Inc. In his 15 years with Gallup, Pogue was a consultant and speaker to higher education institutions, K-12 school districts and Fortune 500 companies on building strengths-based organizations. He has shared his message of moving from strengths to thousands of educators and students at more than 250 campuses and national conferences. Pogue also led the design and implementation of StrengthsQuest, a campus-based human development and engagement program, created to help students apply their strengths in academics and career. Under his direction the program grew to more than three million participants in a wide range of settings on over 600 campuses.

Pogue earned his master’s degree in leadership from UNL and his bachelor’s degree in management science from Oklahoma State University.

Pogue’s Top Five Strengths are: Self-Assurance, Activator, Ideation, Intellection and Command

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