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

Introduction to the Restorative Strength

People who are especially talented in the Restorative theme are adept at dealing with problems. They are good at figuring out what is wrong and resolving it.

- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018

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

Description of Restorative Strength by Gallup (includes video)

Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Restorative Strength

Strengths School Restorative Theme

Let's Talk Personality Restorative Theme

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

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

Yucks: Potential Soul-Sucking Tasks and Situations at Work

When people ignore problems and find "bandaid" solutions to keep going while the problem persists; sweeping issues under the rug and not taking accountability

Yays: Find Work You Love

Being asked to find bugs or uncover flaws; diagnosing problems, especially challenges that have left others baffled

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

Negative; weakness-oriented; critical

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

Turning dysfunction into function; courageously accountable; patient problem solver

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

Being given problems to solve — the stickier the better; being asked to creatively troubleshoot issues that have been handled with a status quo solution too for long

Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level

Fighting among the team rather than fixing the problem (letting the problem sprout new symptoms); avoiding conflict, and maintaining false harmony on the team