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Strengths

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…

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…

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…

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…

CliftonStrengths: Achiever "The Go-Getter"

“Without labor nothing prospers.”  – Sophocles…

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…

Are you Leveraging Your Strengths?

In today’s world, we like to learn a lot about ourselves, from the Meyers-Briggs test to the Enneagram to the quiz about what  kind of pizza you would be. There’s no end to the tests you can take about your…

Career Explorations & You

The University of Missouri offers over 300 degree programs, which allows students a seemingly unlimited number of paths to take in terms of choosing a major. With so many options to choose from, it is natural that students may have…

Working Around Your GPA

In college, it may sometimes feel like our GPA is a number that follows us around like a shadow. It can be a point of pride. But for many others, it’s a point of frustration. Maybe you’re not the best…

Five Steps to Finding Your Major or Career Path

Let’s be frank, finding a major and a career can be a pretty big task to handle. Some people just know right off the bat what they want to be, and others need a bit more time to figure everything…