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Millions of people around the world have completed the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment — now called the CliftonStrengths assessment — to:

  • discover what they naturally do best
  • learn how to develop their greatest talents
  • use their customised assessment results to live their best life

The assessment gives you:

  • improved self-awareness
  • a new way to explain who you are to others
  • proven ways to improve your performance

The thirty-four workplace strengths that Gallup found, with explanations adapted from Wikipedia, are:

  • Achiever – one with a constant drive for accomplishing tasks
  • Activator – one who acts to start things in motion
  • Adaptability – one who is especially adept at accommodating to changes in direction/plan
  • Analytical – one who requires data and/or proof to make sense of their circumstances
  • Arranger – one who enjoys orchestrating many tasks and variables to a successful outcome
  • Belief – one who strives to find some ultimate meaning behind everything they do
  • Command – one who steps up to positions of leadership without fear of confrontation
  • Communication – one who uses words to inspire action and education
  • Competition – one who thrives on comparison and competition to be successful
  • Connectedness – one who seeks to unite others through commonality
  • Consistency – one who believes in treating everyone the same to avoid unfair advantage
  • Context – one who is able to use the past to make better decisions in the present
  • Deliberative – one who proceeds with caution, seeking to always have a plan and know all of the details
  • Developer – one who sees the untapped potential in others
  • Discipline – one who seeks to make sense of the world by imposition of order
  • Empathy – one who is especially in tune with the emotions of others
  • Focus – one who requires a clear sense of direction to be successful
  • Futuristic – one who has a keen sense of using an eye towards the future to drive today’s success
  • Harmony – one who seeks to avoid conflict and achieve success through consensus
  • Ideation – one who is adept at seeing underlying concepts that unite disparate ideas
  • Includer – one who instinctively works to include everyone
  • Individualization – one who draws upon the uniqueness of individuals to create successful teams
  • Input – one who is constantly collecting information or objects for future use
  • Intellection – one who enjoys thinking and thought-provoking conversation often for its own sake, and also can data compress complex concepts into simplified models
  • Learner – one who must constantly be challenged and learning new things to feel successful
  • Maximizer – one who seeks to take people and projects from great to excellent
  • Positivity – one who has a knack for bringing the light-side to any situation
  • Relator – one who is most comfortable with fewer, deeper relationships
  • Responsibility – one who must follow through on commitments
  • Restorative – one who thrives on solving difficult problems
  • Self-Assurance – one who stays true to their beliefs, judgments and is confident of his/her ability
  • Significance – one who seeks to be seen as significant by others
  • Strategic – one who is able to see a clear direction through the complexity of a situation
  • Woo – one who is able to easily persuade (short for “Winning Others Over”)

Discover what makes you tick and start focusing on what you naturally have a knack for. Grow your strengths and manage around your weaknesses.

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