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

Introduction to the Strategic Strength

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,

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