People who are especially talented in the Ideation theme are fascinated by ideas. They are able to find connections between seemingly disparate phenomena.
- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018
Find out more about the Ideation strength at the following links:
Description of Ideation Strength by Gallup (includes video)
Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Ideation Strength
Strengths School Indeation Theme
Let's Talk About Personality Ideation
The following elaborates on the Yucks, Yays, Blind Spots, Feeding Strengths, Honored, and Insulted for the Ideation 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
A role or company that focuses on doing what you’ve always done (unchanging practices and processes); being surrounded by closed-minded thinkers
Yays: Find Work You Love
Getting asked to contribute no-limits thinking; working in an organization with a concerted innovation focus
Blind Spots: How Your Talents Could be Perceived as Your Weakness Zone if Your Strengths are Overused or Misapplied
Impractical; all over the place; all talk, no action
Feeding Strengths: How You're Perceived at Work When Feeding Your Strengths
Navigator of ambiguity; brings fresh perspective; brings ideas to help unstick
Honored: Situations and Cultures that Feel Aligned with You at Your Natural Best
Being offered a blank canvas so there are no constraints on the thinking or options; creative thinking time
Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level
Jumping to execution before exploring ideas and possibilities; shutting down the idea-generating phase fast / being too busy for creativity and innovation