Strengths, Page 2

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 future provides an unusual and creative way of planning and problem solving. When the present feels like quick sand to…

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 analysis, those who exhibit Strategic Thinking know how to see what could be. Talent themes…

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 exceptionally adept at forming deep bonds with the people around them. They build strong foundations…

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 the unique ability to see something in common that can bring people together. Nakiya, a campus leader and MU Career Center student employee, explains how her strength of harmony…

CliftonStrengths: Adaptability “Go With The Flow”

“Living in the moment” is a motto for some, but none do it like those with the Adaptability Strength. Adaptable people know that there’s no time like the present, and they handle unpredictable situations with a certain ease. In times of flux and change, Adaptable people are the first ones to regain their footing, if…

Introducing “Relationship Building” Strengths

Every team is nothing more than a group of unique individuals, and the best teams are made up of individuals who understand their own, and others' contributions to the team. Whenever teams need to be greater than the sum of their parts, they turn to people with Relationship Building themes to strengthen their bonds. Because…

CliftonStrengths: Restorative “The Problem Solvers”

Life can get exhausting, especially when it’s back to studying and preparing for exams and pop quizzes, and never getting to sleep in past 10. It’s easy to get overwhelmed, and it’s easy to feel like the day has taken something out of you. In times like these, it’s obvious that this is where people…

CliftonStrengths: Responsibility “The Trusted One”

“With great power, comes great responsibility.” Such is the motto of those with the Responsibility strengths. People who are responsible understand what needs to be done and take it upon themselves to complete those tasks. It’s a rewarding trait: responsible people tend to take on important jobs and tasks later in life. They make excellent…

CliftonStrengths: Achiever “The Go-Getter”

"Without labor nothing prospers."  - Sophocles “As a career professional, I can say that employers are looking for self-aware students. CliftonStrengths is so powerful because it helps give students language and self-awareness, and that is what most candidates lack”, says Amanda Nell, an MU Career Center staff member. After you take the CliftonStrengths assessment, you…

Introducing “Executing” Strengths

The 34 CliftonStrengths themes are sorted into four domains, or categories. This week, our focus is going to be on the Executing domain. People with executing talent themes excel at making things happen. These are the people who take concepts from ideation to implementation and enjoy seeing things come to fruition. They can be motivated internally…