When people have the opportunity to use their strengths they are six times more likely to do the things they excel in every day.
Are more fully engaged in what they do. Engagement here means to be more involved, enthusiastic and committed in what they do.
Are three times more inclined to have a greater quality of life.
Our talents can be defined in the way we uniquely think, feel and behave. When we tap into this knowledge and wisdom we can act with greater confidence. We can also bounce back more easily when we know our blindspots as well as what we can leverage to return to what we are great at.
Research has shown when individuals are focused on their strengths they are more hopeful and have direction for the future.
Research has shown that those who have discovered their CliftonStrengths and use it are six times more likely to be engaged in what they do and have a greater chance to do what they enjoy everyday.
Those who know and invest in their strengths are measured to be 8% more productive at what they do. Getting things done, faster and better.
“The secret of joy in work is contained in one word — excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.” noted author Pearl S. Buck.
Knowing your strengths is a great starting point. No matter what roles you will find yourself in now or in the future. The intersection of your own self-awareness and the environment you find yourself in is powerful.
Leaders who focus on the key things that make them great become great at what they do and find that there is a powerful resource in the strengths of those they lead.
Gallup has defined four styles of leadership namely; Executing, Influencing, Relationship and through Strategic talents.