People who are especially talented in the Focus theme can take a direction, follow through, and make the corrections necessary to stay on track. They prioritize, then act.
- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018
Find out more about the Focus strength at the following links:
Description of Focus Strength by Gallup (includes video)
Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Focus Strength
Strengths School Focus Theme
Let's Talk Personality Focus Theme
The following elaborates on the Yucks, Yays, Blind Spots, Feeding Strengths, Honored, and Insulted for the Focus 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
Distractions and interruptions when you're in the middle of something; going off on tangents in meetings or conversations
Yays: Find Work You Love
Working on a project until it is finished rather than changing course regularly; doing one thing at a time — keeping a singular, deep focus
Blind Spots: How Your Talents Could be Perceived as Your Weakness Zone if Your Strengths are Overused or Misapplied
Miss the journey; ignores people in favor of the goal; single-minded or obsessive
Feeding Strengths: How You're Perceived at Work When Feeding Your Strengths
Intentional; prioritized; concentrated
Honored: Situations and Cultures that Feel Aligned with You at Your Natural Best
Purposeful blocks of time; clear priorities for big initiatives; a clear intent for meetings
Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level
Celebrating or requiring multitasking or constant task switching; interruptions while in the flow, including instant messaging or in-person interruptions