People who are especially talented in the Includer theme are accepting of others. They show awareness of those who feel left out, and make an effort to include them.
- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018
Find out more about the Includer strength at the following links:
Description of Includer Strength by Gallup (includes video)
Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Includer Strength
Strengths School Includer Theme
Let's Talk Personality Includer Theme
The following elaborates on the Yucks, Yays, Blind Spots, Feeding Strengths, Honored, and Insulted for the Includer 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
Cliques or a feeling of in-groups and out-groups; witnessing intolerance or exclusion, especially when you can tell that person wants to be heard
Yays: Find Work You Love
Shrinking the gap between in and out groups by making room for more viewpoints; seeing the emotional intelligence of the team expand
Blind Spots: How Your Talents Could be Perceived as Your Weakness Zone if Your Strengths are Overused or Misapplied
Indiscriminate; resents selectivity; indecisive if a voice is missing
Feeding Strengths: How You're Perceived at Work When Feeding Your Strengths
“Welcome to the neighborhood” teammate; drives performance through diversity; gives quiet people a voice
Honored: Situations and Cultures that Feel Aligned with You at Your Natural Best
A room for everyone's perspective; new people being assimilated into the team — both new hires and people you occasionally collaborate with
Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level
Showing there's a good ol' boys club you must be part of to get promoted or to get your ideas considered; forgetting stakeholders who want to be informed or involved