People who are especially talented in the Communication theme generally find it easy to put their thoughts into words. They are good conversationalists and presenters.
- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018
Find out more about the Communication strength at the following links:
Description of Communication Strength by Gallup (includes video)
Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Communication Strength
Strengths School Communication Theme
Let's Talk Personality Communication Theme
The following elaborates on the Yucks, Yays, Blind Spots, Feeding Strengths, Honored, and Insulted for the Communication strength.
“Ignite Strengthsfinder Talents - Your Top 5 Strengths.” Lead Through Strengths, 4 Nov. 2022, https://leadthroughstrengths.com/talents/.
Yucks: Potential Soul-Sucking Tasks and Situations at Work
Having your expression squashed or shut down; being alone or feeling like people want you to be quiet
Yays: Find Work You Love
Connecting people or meaning through words; making meaning or memorable explanations through stories
Blind Spots: How Your Talents Could be Perceived as Your Weakness Zone if Your Strengths are Overused or Misapplied
Can't stop talking; impatient with those who need time to think
Feeding Strengths: How You're Perceived at Work When Feeding Your Strengths
Brings attention to critical messages; expressive; great with words and positioning
Honored: Situations and Cultures that Feel Aligned with You at Your Natural Best
Being asked for collaboration, and being used as a sounding board; being engaged in storytelling; freedom to express yourself; talking things out with other people; being relied on to engage with peers or customers when a situation needs an infusion of energy
Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level
Big doses of solitary time; focusing solely on data when a story needs a voice; the inability to interact — you connect people and ideas by using words, so squelching verbal expression will make you feel small