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, https://leadthroughstrengths.com/talents/.
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