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

Introduction to the Learner Strength

"People who are especially talented in the Learner theme have a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve. In particular, the process of learning, rather than the outcome, excites them."

- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018

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

Description of Learner Strength by Gallup (includes video)

Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Learner Strength

Strengths School Learner Theme

Let's Talk Personality Learner Theme

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

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

Yucks: Potential Soul-Sucking Tasks and Situations at Work

Experiencing a "know-it-all" who dominates meetings by asserting his correctness and is not open to curious exploration of new ideas; having a monotonous role or set of tasks

Yays: Find Work You Love

Exploring many interests and being able to follow newly discovered paths; learning as many things as possible, and keeping variety levels high

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

Not prioritized; focused on the irrelevant; bored

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

Relishes learning itself; curious; team’s early adopter and tester

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

New experiences; being invited into projects that involve cutting edge technology and thinking

Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level

Being assigned to long-term maintenance of projects or products; stagnation