Strength is that part of your intellect or nervous system that is more effective and productive than other parts. Throughout your experience of life, your actions or reactions drive different thoughts, behavior and emotion in your brain. The requests that are processed more efficiently and rapidly are known as your strengths. Nowadays, strengths-based approaches to work and life are gaining a lot of popularity and often they are used to improve leadership and create more productive and efficient work teams.
The Strengths Finder is an assessment that measures your real talents. Knowing your best skills and investing time on practicing and developing those talents are the two main ingredients to building and improve your true strengths and…show more content… The reason behind this is that people have a higher level of confidence and their self-assurance increases when they know their strengths. Also, people are more likely to succeed in their work and feel happier to do their job, when they use their best strengths in an efficient way.
Tom Rath’s “Strengths Finder 2.0” on-line assessment identified that my top five strengths are: Strategic, Focus, Futuristic, Significance, and Learner. I see the Strength Finder Assessment as a great opportunity to get to know my personal strengths and it motivates me to work and practice my talents rather than trying to fix my weaknesses. Looking only at my strengths is a new type of skills-building which allows me to stay focus on my talents.
According to the report, the shared theme description about my first strength theme is, “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” (Rath). I can picture myself as a part of this group because when working on a project, I always try to generate as many possible ways to approach and resolve the problem. Often times, my approach is very different than what other people suggest and this allows the group to see the issue from another angle and influence them to think outside of the box. I usually trust my knowledge, talents, and abilities in detecting and fixing problems. I deliberate