Strengths Finder Presentation for BA 324 STUDENT VERSION

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Strengths Quest : Exploring Your Strengths in Academics, Career and Life
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Background Developed by The Gallup Organization (i.e. Gallup Polls) More than two million people have taken the Clifton Strengths Finder.
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The Foundation of the  Strengths Quest Program  The framework is built on two concepts: Talents Strengths
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Talents Each of us has a unique combination of talents that we can discover and develop to reach our full potential.
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According to Clifton and Anderson  (2002) “ A strength begins with a talent , a naturally recurring pattern of thought, feeling or behavior that can be productively applied. A great number of talents naturally exist within you, and each of them is very specific…Your talents empower you. They make it possible for you to move to higher levels of excellence and fulfill your potential. A talent represents a capacity to do something” (p. 6)
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What are talents? Naturally recurring, therefore NOT “teachable” What kinds of activities are you naturally drawn to? What kinds of activities do you learn quickly? In which activities does the process come to you “naturally?” In which activities have you and others seen “glimpses of greatness?”
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OK.  So what are strengths? Talents are like diamonds in the rough,” whereas strengths are like diamonds that show brilliance after they have been carefully cut and polished. Your greatest area of talent, your most likely source of potential strength , are identified by the Clifton Strengths Finder
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Strengths Thus, strengths are developed talents. A strength is the ability to consistently perform a specific task at a nearly perfect level.
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Putting it All Together “Strengths are produced when talents are refined with KNOWLEDGE and SKILL” (Clifton and Anderson, 2002, p.8) Talent + Knowledge + Skills = Strength
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What is a Theme? A theme is a group (or cluster) of similar talents. Gallup studied a group of “top achievers” for three decades and identified more than 400 different themes of talent. The 34 most prevalent themes are measured by the Clifton StrengthsFinder
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The Highest Achievers… Maximize their strengths Develop & apply their strengths & “manage” their weaknesses Use their strengths to overcome obstacles
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The Goal of the 
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