Yearly Archives: 2018
As its name implies, someone who has the Includer® strength wants to include everyone in the group. Life is one big happy family, and everyone is invited. These individuals tend to avoid groups that are exclusive in membership favoring groups anyone can join instead.
People who have the Harmony® strength according to Gallup CliftonStrengths® believe there is little to gain from conflict. They seek to avoid it whenever possible, preferring harmonious exchanges instead.
People who have Empathy as a strength are intuitively able to understand the views of others and can often find the right tone and words to invite productive conversations. They display compassion and hopefulness. They also have the ability to help others express how they feel not only to others but to themselves as well.
People with the Developer strength affirm that everyone has potential and can grow and thrive. More importantly, part of their strength is helping people identify their potential for growth and encouraging them to do just that. Developers also see even the slightest growth in others and encourage further growth.
If you are one who shows Connectedness as your strength, you are a bridge builder. You seek to comfort others and your personal faith and beliefs shape who you are as a person and how you respond to the world around you.
Not only do people who have the Competition talent seek to win in everything they do. They also know, intuitively, how other people are performing and how they measure up. If you are someone who has the Competition strength, be aware that you likely need to be able to compete with others, consistently, and outperform them, to feel truly victorious.
People who shine with the Gallup Communication® strength are people who like to explain, describe, speak in public, or write. They are highly effective hosts and always on the hunt for the perfect phrases and most powerful word combinations. They make the world listen.
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