My strengths

Well i went ahead and got myself a Christmas gift… strength finder 2.0…in an atempt to find out what i’m good at…

Empathy

Maximizer

Connectedness

Strategic

Belief

People who are especially talented in the Empathy theme can sense the feelings of other people by imagining themselves in others’ lives or others’ situations.

What makes you stand out?

By nature, you may be a bit happier with your own life when you can convince certain individuals they are valuable. Perhaps you express appreciation for their upbeat attitudes or their special talents. When you realize someone feels glum, you might make an effort to boost that person’s spirits. It’s very likely that you are keenly aware of people’s feelings, needs, and thoughts. You can interpret what someone is saying as well as what the person is not saying. You naturally translate the meaning of nonverbal cues, such as smiles, frowns, raised eyebrows, crossed arms, or handshakes. Because of your strengths, you bring a keen awareness about human behavior to the classroom, laboratory, seminar, playing field, or tutoring session. You spontaneously tune in to what individuals are thinking and feeling minute by minute. These insights are likely to make you a better educator.

 

People who are especially talented in the Maximizer theme focus on strengths as a way to stimulatepersonal and group excellence. They seek to transform something strong into something superb.

What makes you stand out?

Because of your strengths, you reject using a one-size-fits-all approach when attempting to influence people to take action. Instead, you discover each person’s special talents, skills, knowledge, mission, likes, and dislikes. This information helps you personalize your words and deeds. By nature, you instinctively recognize that you grow and benefit when you emphasize your strong points. This explains why you routinely seek the company of people who value your unique gifts. Instinctively, you already know what you do well. You are determined to do these things even better. This explains why you study yourself in action. You direct your attention toward the fundamental components of your dominant talents. Then you figure out how you can use these natural responses in combination with your knowledge and skills to produce the best results possible. Driven by your talents, you greatly prefer to spend time with people who respect and approve of your talents. You usually sense when individuals belittle your abilities or discount your results.

People who are especially talented in the Connectedness theme have faith in the links between all things. They believe there are few coincidences and that almost every event has a reason.

What makes you stand out?

It’s very likely that you may take time to listen to the philosophies of certain people. Perhaps you prefer to associate with individuals who share your optimistic outlook on life. Maybe you avoid people who complain, gossip, or blame others for their misery. Driven by your talents, you hold tightly to your core values. They form the foundation of your day-to-day existence. Your internal moral compass always points in the direction of what is right, proper, and true. You trust your strong convictions to direct you to the right path, regardless of the obstacles you face. Chances are good that you sense every event is somehow the consequence of a series of actions, reactions, or lack of actions. You can accept that which cannot be fully explained using logic. You say there are no accidents. You are confident that things are linked together for a purpose that may or may not be revealed to you. Because of your strengths, you may feel wonderful about life, especially when you become a link between individuals or groups. Sometimes these people would not have known one another if you had not stepped into their lives.

 

People who are especially talented in the Strategic theme create alternative ways to proceed. Faced with any given scenario, they can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues.

What makes you stand out?

Driven by your talents, you customarily pinpoint the core problems and identify the best solutions. You artfully and skillfully eliminate distractions. This helps people gain a clear understanding of what is happening and why it is happening. You frequently identify ways to transform an obstacle into an opportunity. By nature, you may generate numerous ways to enhance, upgrade, revise, correct, or revamp certain processes, action plans, or itineraries. Sometimes your suggestions influence how a project will unfold in the coming months, years, or decades. You might find fault with your own or another person’s talents, skills, or knowledge. To some extent, fixing people or things ranks in the top half of your list of favorite activities. Instinctively, you thoroughly examine many of the problems you face in your life. For simple difficulties, you probably discover the right solution early in the process. When handling complex matters, however, you frequently labor long and hard to identify what is actually causing the predicament. Often you can pinpoint fundamental glitches or missing steps. Eventually, an economical, efficient, or diplomatic remedy becomes apparent to you. It’s very likely that you comprehend what has gone wrong. Eagerly, you uncover facts. Sorting through lots of information rarely intimidates you. You welcome the abundance of information. Like a detective, you sort through it and identify key pieces of evidence. Following these leads, you bring the big picture into view. Next, you generate schemes for solving the problem. Finally, you choose the best option after considering prevailing circumstances, available resources, and desired outcomes.

 

People who are especially talented in the Belief theme have certain core values that are unchanging.
Out of these values emerges a defined purpose for their life.

What makes you stand out?

Chances are good that you employ your passion for reading to collect lots of good ideas for resolving issues, fixing mistakes, or overcoming obstacles. The act of reading allows you to generate options for dealing with all sorts of predicaments — that is, difficult, perplexing, or trying situations. Driven by your talents, you hope individuals choose to spend a lot of time with you, and that they recognize your willingness to put aside whatever you are doing just to help them. Your unselfishness often wins favor and friendship. It’s very likely that you are naturally compelled to admit the truth. If someone asked you or told you to intentionally mislead someone, you would reply, “I cannot and I will not do that!” Instinctively, you are quite sympathetic to the idea that no monetary reward can buy you or anyone else contentment, peace, or a sense of personal well-being.

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One thought on “My strengths

  1. Hey Moooooookie!
    We did this as a staff team this year and it was interesting. Not sure I know what to do with it much of the time, but my 5 strengths were:AdaptabilityConnectednessIncluderWooCommunicationI like the Woo part…I mean, WOO!!!

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