People who are especially talented in the Strategic theme create alternative ways to proceed. Faced with any given scenario, they can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues.
- Gallup, Inc. 2000, 2018
Find out more about the Strategic strength at the following links:
Description of Strategic Strength by Gallup (includes video)
Leadership Vision provides additional information about the Strategic Strength
Strengths School Strategic Theme
Let's Talk About Personality Strategic Theme
The following elaborates on the Yucks, Yays, Blind Spots, Feeding Strengths, Honored, and Insulted for the Strategic 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 stuck in the status quo, especially when people resist productive change; waiting for people who are making slow decisions and connections
Yays: Find Work You Love
Thinking about 101 possibilities and then quickly picking the best one; stripping down a complicated business model into something simple and clear
Blind Spots: How Your Talents Could be Perceived as Your Weakness Zone if Your Strengths are Overused or Misapplied
Always trying something different; blazes trails without change management; hates being questioned
Feeding Strengths: How You're Perceived at Work When Feeding Your Strengths
Imaginative strategist; pathfinder; simplifies the complex
Honored: Situations and Cultures that Feel Aligned with You at Your Natural Best
Fast action down a new path without roadblocks; being allowed to make mid-course corrections if you discover a better route along the way
Insulted: How You Might Get Insulted at a Values Level
Ignoring or overlooking the downstream impact, especially when quick input could have been asked for; getting paralyzed in decision-making, especially on something already started