People who are especially talented in the Positivity theme have an enthusiasm that is contagious. They are upbeat and can get others excited about what they are going to do.
- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018
Find out more about the Positivity strength at the following links:
Description of Positivity Strength by Gallup (includes video)
Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Positivity Strength
Strengths School Positivity Theme
Let's Talk Personality Positivity Theme
The following elaborates on the Yucks, Yays, Blind Spots, Feeding Strengths, Honored, and Insulted for the Positivity 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
Negative Nellies on the team who always want to pick out what's wrong with people or situations; staying serious or dark for long stretches of time
Yays: Find Work You Love
Working in a lighthearted environment, or being encouraged to bring your fun-loving spirit; receiving and giving praise on what's right about people
Blind Spots: How Your Talents Could be Perceived as Your Weakness Zone if Your Strengths are Overused or Misapplied
Naive; Pollyanna; avoidant of “downer” issues
Feeding Strengths: How You're Perceived at Work When Feeding Your Strengths
Brings hope and optimism to the team; fun-loving; has contagious energy
Honored: Situations and Cultures that Feel Aligned with You at Your Natural Best
Generous, genuine, and regular recognition for all; a fun-loving work environment that doesn't have to be serious all the time
Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level
Withholding appreciation with the belief that it's not worth giving unless it's a huge win or hard-won accomplishment; throwing out consistent pessimism and reality checks