People who are especially talented in the Context theme enjoy thinking about the past. They understand the present by researching its history.
- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018
Find out more about the Context strength at the following links:
Description of Context Strength by Gallup (includes video)
Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Context Strength
Strengths School Context Theme
Let's Talk Personality Context Theme
The following elaborates on the Yucks, Yays, Blind Spots, Feeding Strengths, Honored, and Insulted for the Context 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
When the past is forgotten or disregarded; repeating the same mistakes at work, and not proactively avoiding failure by learning from the past
Yays: Find Work You Love
Researching past situations to apply lessons today; learning the backstory about how you got where you are today so it can be applied to your current team
Blind Spots: How Your Talents Could be Perceived as Your Weakness Zone if Your Strengths are Overused or Misapplied
Stuck in the past; slow to move forward; rehashing
Feeding Strengths: How You're Perceived at Work When Feeding Your Strengths
Appreciative of predecessors; celebrator of history; connector of past
Honored: Situations and Cultures that Feel Aligned with You at Your Natural Best
Uncovering and applying what got us here; background information about company decisions; examining past behaviors to predict future actions
Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level
A lopsided focus on the future and the vision; skipping over debriefs or post mortems; saying things like "the past is the past — it is gone."