People who are especially talented in the Self-Assurance theme feel confident in their ability to manage their own lives. They possess an inner compass that gives them confidence that their decisions are right.
- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018
Find out more about the Self-assurance strength at the following links:
Description of Self-assurance Strength by Gallup (includes video)
Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Self-assurance Strength
Strengths School Self-assurance Theme
Let's Talk Personality Self-assurance Theme
The following elaborates on the Yucks, Yays, Blind Spots, Feeding Strengths, Honored, and Insulted for the Self-assurance 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
Being told how to do something, or having someone trying to control your actions; being questioned or getting dictated to
Yays: Find Work You Love
Influencing others through your certainty; bringing clarity to ambiguity; being trusted to be independent and self-sufficient
Blind Spots: How Your Talents Could be Perceived as Your Weakness Zone if Your Strengths are Overused or Misapplied
Arrogant; overconfident; know it all
Feeding Strengths: How You're Perceived at Work When Feeding Your Strengths
Confident, even in chaos; self-aware leader; helps people feel calm
Honored: Situations and Cultures that Feel Aligned with You at Your Natural Best
Being allowed to be fully self-sufficient on the job; being put in situations where you feel freedom and can control the process
Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level
Being questioned for your decisions or thought process; forced collaborations when you already know exactly what direction this project needs to take