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

Introduction to the Responsibility Strength

People who are especially talented in the Responsibility theme take psychological ownership of what they say they will do. They are committed to stable values such as honesty and loyalty.

- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018

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

Description of Responsibility Strength by Gallup (includes video)

Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Responsibility Strength

Strengths School Responsibility Theme

Let's Talk Personality Responsibility Theme

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

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

Yucks: Potential Soul-Sucking Tasks and Situations at Work

Broken promises — on the giving or receiving side (both feel horrible); disappointing people or missing expectations

Yays: Find Work You Love

Showing that your word is your honor, even when the activity seemed impossible to finish when promised; following through on commitments, and then seeing how it builds more trust and respect

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

Can’t say no; martyr project saver; resents that others don’t volunteer

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

Brings accountability to the team; deadline hitter; dependable

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

Being allowed to earn full ownership of outcomes; respect and trust that matches the dependability and results you bring to the team

Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level

Being given false or padded deadlines; changing priorities and not being told that your project is no longer important (meanwhile you're off toiling)