I recently retook the StrengthsFinder assessment for the first time in several years and for the third time in the last 12. For years, my Top Five Themes of Strength have been Empathy, Achiever, Activator, Strategic, and Developer, all of which I have been very at home with. When I received my results of Relator, Strategic, Achiever, Positivity, and Activator I’ll be honest, I had a temporary “Strengths Identity Crisis.” Where had Empathy gone? What did it mean for me to have Relator?
Descriptions of the 34 Clifton StrengthsFinder Themes
Planning ahead, controlling what you can control, and getting out of your comfort zone will not guarantee that you will instantly become more adaptable. Rather, they are an exercise in helping you use your Strengths in ways that will allow you to make the most of a bad situation.
Very few of us will spend the duration of our careers in the same role. Logan shares advice that allowed him to navigate his most recent job switch and three important ways you can leverage your Strengths in job transition.
Sometimes, people can become overly focused on having specific Themes of Strengths to fulfill specific job roles. In this article, Jeff shares examples of extraordinary salespeople and their use of Themes of Strength in their work. He also explains how to understand the many Strengths that can be generative in a sales role.
The Relationship Building domain of Strength doesn’t only refer to those “touchy feely” sort of things, rather, it focuses on tapping into the uniqueness of individuals, and building relationships rooted in Strengths. Who wouldn’t want to be on a team like that!? Continue to read, and watch, as Linda teaches each of the themes in this domain of Strength.