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This guide provides CliftonStrengths (StrengthFinder) information and includes documents, videos, and other material.

Introduction to the Developer Strength

People who are especially talented in the Developer theme recognize and cultivate the potential in others. They spot the signs of each small improvement and derive satisfaction from these improvements.

- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018

Find out more about the Developer strength at the following links:

Description of Developer Strength by Gallup (includes video)

Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Developer Strength

Strengths School Developer Theme

Let's Talk Personality Developer Theme

The following elaborates on the Yucks, Yays, Blind Spots, Feeding Strengths, Honored, and Insulted for the Developer strength.

“Ignite Strengthsfinder Talents - Your Top 5 Strengths.” Lead Through Strengths, 4 Nov. 2022,

Yucks: Potential Soul-Sucking Tasks and Situations at Work

Seeing wasted potential in another person; typecasting people or limiting their career path

Yays: Find Work You Love

Being involved in developing other people at work; seeing and supporting human growth and potential

Blind Spots: How Your Talents Could be Perceived as Your Weakness Zone if Your Strengths are Overused or Misapplied

Obsessively helping low performers; pushing those who aren’t ready; imposing helper

Feeding Strengths: How You're Perceived at Work When Feeding Your Strengths

Patient; mentor to newbies; celebrates incremental growth

Honored: Situations and Cultures that Feel Aligned with You at Your Natural Best

Optimism about people; being put in a position to nurture potential in others

Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level

Focus on the work rather than those doing the work; celebrating mega achievements while forgetting to praise small improvements