My Top Five Themes Are Adaptability, Achiever, Maximizer, Strategic, And Empathy
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According to the results of the Strengths Quest assessment, my top five themes are adaptability, achiever, maximizer, strategic, and empathy. I must say that I found out a lot about myself through completing this assessment. While it seemed to be new information, it turned out that I have noticed these characteristics in myself over my academic career.
One whose strength is adaptability chooses to “deal with events, people, or facts as they present themselves” (“Strengths Insight Report”). When planning and trying to make decisions, I have to use my viewfinder to see how the outcome will specifically affect me presently. My scope does not often project into the future. Likewise, it is unusual for me to draw from the past when I make decisions. I live day by day. While this may not always be the most thoughtful approach, it has invariably been mine.
An achiever will “work industriously to finish all daily assignments” (“Strengths Insight Report”). As such a person, I can work for hours on end in order to finish an assignment. Projects actually excite me and I tend to feel the need to finish them within a short period of time after I begin them. There is no time to waste; it must be completed—the day it is assigned, if at all possible. I work with extreme focus when I begin any task. There is no better feeling than being able to cross items off of a list, no matter how small or trivial it may seem. I feel deeply dissatisfied and anxious if I am unable to complete all of