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

Introduction to the Relator Strength

People who are especially talented in the Relator theme enjoy close relationships with others. They find deep satisfaction in working hard with friends to achieve a goal.

- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018

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

Description of Relator Strength by Gallup (includes video)

Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Relator Strength

Strengths School Relator Theme

Let's Talk Personality Relator Theme

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

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

Yucks: Potential Soul-Sucking Tasks and Situations at Work

The social discomfort of making surface-level small talk with new people if it feels disingenuous; networking or events where you don't know anyone and there's an expectation to schmooze

Yays: Find Work You Love

Spending time with close friends and family; building deeper relationships with your inner circle, and feeling the trust deepen

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

Cliquish; alliances with cronies; protective of friendships

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

Genuine; authentic; mutual relationship builder

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

Willingness to grow your relationship depth; transparency and 1:1 interaction time — not merely team level interactions

Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level

Surface-level, obligatory small talk; trying to feign interest yet coming off with coldness or superficial interactions that lack authenticity