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Strengths

CliftonStrengths: Communication "The Storyteller"

People with the theme of communication feel they must express themselves, and this expression can take many forms – verbally, artistically, musically, through writing, how one dresses, teaches or even how one tells stories. They want to let people know…

CliftonStrengths: Competition "The Driven"

Competition is rooted in comparison, so for people with the theme of competition, they love to measure their progress against the performance of others. They know, intuitively, how other people are performing and how they measure up.…

Introducing "Influencing" Strengths

Every team needs to communicate, both inside and outside the group. No matter your goals, effective communication is essential to achieving them. High-performing teams rely on people with strong Influencing themes because they take charge, speak up and make sure others…

CliftonStrengths: Woo "Winning Other Over"

Winning over others, it’s a hard thing to do, isn’t it? For a rare few, though, making friends and connections is second nature. The strength of Woo, or winning over others, is that elusive trait that these rare few exhibit.…

CliftonStrengths: Strategic "The Anticipator"

Faced with any given scenario, people with the theme of strategic can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues to create alternative ways to proceed. Unfortunately, this is not a skill that can be taught, but……

CliftonStrengths: Learner "The Perpetual Student"

From current events to coding, those with the theme of learner enjoy learning about anything and everything. In fact, learners care less about the outcome of what was learned and more about the process of learning as…

CliftonStrengths: Futuristic "The Visionary"

People with the theme of futuristic are inspired by the future and what it could be. They see the future as a place where they can paint different visions, and this ability to envision the…

Introducing "Strategic Thinking" Strengths

In CliftonStrengths, the 34 themes are sorted into four domains, each of which reflect the type of strength it is. This week we’ll be introducing you to the Strategic Thinking domain. Whether it be a new idea or a comprehensive…

CliftonStrengths: Relator "The Loyal Friend"

Have you ever met a person who seems to be as close as siblings to their best friends? Or perhaps you’ve met a person who is as close as best friends with their siblings? Some people in the world are…

CliftonStrengths: Harmony "The Great Negotiator"

People with the theme of harmony believe that there is little to gain from conflict; however, even when there is conflict, people with this theme have…