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Isaac\'s Strengths

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Isaac\'s Strengths

  1. 1. StrengthsFinder 2.0 Report© 2000, 2006-2008 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Strengths Insight Guide Isaac Alexander Your Top 5 Themes Strategic Activator Futuristic Individualization Ideation50470141 (Isaac Alexander) © 2000, 2006-2008 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 10/24/2011 1
  3. 3. Strengths Insight Guide Strategic Shared Theme Description 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. Your Personalized Strengths Insights What makes you stand out? Because of your strengths, you commonly opt to work by yourself. You trust your talents, knowledge, and skills to identify problems. You consider numerous solutions before you pinpoint the most appropriate course of action. Questions and answers materialize without a lot of effort on your part. Chances are good that you characteristically find the right words to express whatever you are thinking. You offer explanations, discuss ideas, give examples, or share stories. You effectively use the spoken word. Instinctively, you generate innovative ideas. You offer unique perspectives on events, people, and proposals. You probably inspire people to start projects and launch initiatives. You tend to identify a goal, devise numerous ways of reaching it, then choose the best alternative. This explains why you see opportunities, trends, and solutions before your teammates, classmates, or peers see them. Driven by your talents, you are a self-reliant person who needs time alone to think and work. You generate innovative ideas and propose systematic programs of action. You likely identify recurring configurations in the behavior of people, the functioning of processes, or the emergence of potential problems. It’s very likely that you select the right combination of words to convey your ideas or feelings. In the middle of discussions, your vocabulary provides you with precise phrases and terminology. You probably express yourself with ease and grace. Questions 1. As you read your personalized strengths insights, what words, phrases, or lines stand out to you? 2. Out of all the talents in this insight, what would you like for others to see most in you?50470141 (Isaac Alexander) © 2000, 2006-2008 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 10/24/2011 2
  4. 4. Strengths Insight Guide Activator Shared Theme Description People who are especially talented in the Activator theme can make things happen by turning thoughts into action. They are often impatient. Your Personalized Strengths Insights What makes you stand out? Instinctively, you repeatedly galvanize — that is, spark or excite — people’s enthusiasm by pointing out things they have done well. You often encourage individuals to revel in their accomplishments. Driven by your talents, you feel a surge of energy when you start talking with newcomers. You typically generate such enthusiasm in these outsiders that they participate in activities, join teams, register for classes, or interview for jobs. It’s very likely that you notice that people heed your demands. What you say and how you say it can even frighten and threaten people. You probably have used this effect to influence individuals to do what you want. Because of your strengths, you might often acknowledge the importance of ideas that people share with you. Perhaps you give your attention to others to boost their self-confidence. By nature, you are naturally open and honest about who you are, what you have done, what you can do, and what you cannot do. Your straightforward explanations and stories help listeners see you as you see yourself. You reveal your strengths and limitations. You are forthright and plainspoken. People generally seek your company and want to work with you. Many are impelled to move into action by your words and examples. Questions 1. As you read your personalized strengths insights, what words, phrases, or lines stand out to you? 2. Out of all the talents in this insight, what would you like for others to see most in you?50470141 (Isaac Alexander) © 2000, 2006-2008 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 10/24/2011 3
  5. 5. Strengths Insight Guide Futuristic Shared Theme Description People who are especially talented in the Futuristic theme are inspired by the future and what could be. They inspire others with their visions of the future. Your Personalized Strengths Insights What makes you stand out? Chances are good that you intentionally take steps to be the mastermind of your own future. You refuse to leave your destiny to chance. You probably resist placing it in someone else’s hands. You trust your own intelligence and imagination when setting a direction for your life. Driven by your talents, you have a capacity for envisioning what the coming months, years, or decades could, should, or will be like. Frequently you are prompted to transform your ideas into things you can touch, taste, see, smell, or hear. Instinctively, you create detailed and vivid images of what the future promises. You can describe it long before others can imagine it. Because of your strengths, you are energized by your plans for the coming months, years, or decades. Bringing your ideas to life is an exciting proposition for you. You sense you have the power to transform whatever you think is possible into tangible outcomes. By nature, you sense your life has deep meaning. With remarkable vividness, you often imagine where you will be, what you will be doing, and what you have the ability to accomplish in the coming months, years, or decades. Your dreams of tomorrow are very alive in your mind today. You intentionally strive to transform these possibilities into reality. Questions 1. As you read your personalized strengths insights, what words, phrases, or lines stand out to you? 2. Out of all the talents in this insight, what would you like for others to see most in you?50470141 (Isaac Alexander) © 2000, 2006-2008 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 10/24/2011 4
  6. 6. Strengths Insight Guide Individualization Shared Theme Description People who are especially talented in the Individualization theme are intrigued with the unique qualities of each person. They have a gift for figuring out how people who are different can work together productively. Your Personalized Strengths Insights What makes you stand out? By nature, you enjoy working and studying with people whose backgrounds, cultures, talents, or experiences are quite different from one another. You usually are the one who determines how each individual can contribute to the group. Instinctively, you often help visionaries discover ways they can work with people who concentrate on the past or the present. Rather than let differences separate them, you point out areas where they share similar backgrounds, work styles, talents, or interests. You understand the loneliness that forward-looking people can experience when listeners call their ideas “far-fetched,” “impractical,” or “ridiculous.” You are quick to show people how their unique traits complement each other. Chances are good that you automatically ask individuals questions to discover their talents, interests, hopes, fears, successes, or failures. By being inquisitive, you begin to see each person as he or she really is. The insights you have are most valuable when there is a job to do. You are apt to be the one to whom others look for ideas about assignments to give each individual. You are likely to understand what is and is not a reasonable expectation to place on someone. Because of your strengths, you sometimes derive particular satisfaction from doing things that benefit others. You might work as industriously on big projects as you do on everyday chores. It’s very likely that you may enjoy coming to the aid of others. You might prefer to help people who share your desire to capture the topmost prize or win the title of champion. Perhaps you pick and choose where and how you test your knowledge, skills, and talents. Questions 1. As you read your personalized strengths insights, what words, phrases, or lines stand out to you? 2. Out of all the talents in this insight, what would you like for others to see most in you?50470141 (Isaac Alexander) © 2000, 2006-2008 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 10/24/2011 5
  7. 7. Strengths Insight Guide Ideation Shared Theme Description People who are especially talented in the Ideation theme are fascinated by ideas. They are able to find connections between seemingly disparate phenomena. Your Personalized Strengths Insights What makes you stand out? Chances are good that you automatically think of new and different ways to do things. Your mind is brimming with ideas. You probably are eager to share them with whoever will listen. Because of your strengths, you scrutinize yourself from the perspective of an outsider looking in. Aware of your public persona — that is, the person you present yourself as — you strive to appear confident and polished. Being perceived as knowledgeable, trustworthy, and accomplished is an intentional undertaking for you. It’s very likely that you are an original and innovative thinker. Others frequently rely on you to generate novel concepts, theories, plans, or solutions. You refuse to be stifled by traditions or trapped by routines. You probably bristle when someone says, “We can’t change that. We’ve always done it this way.” By nature, you bring new thoughts to most discussions and meetings. Your reputation for innovative thinking explains why you are recruited by groups. You derive satisfaction from mental activity. You recognize when you are especially creative. Instinctively, you seek opportunities to tell others about facts you know or experiences you have had. You allow people to broaden your understanding with their original ideas. You have discovered that “the life of the mind” is a joint effort. You receive from other thinkers as many — and sometimes even more — insights as you provide them. Thinking with individuals or groups stimulates your creativity. You realize it makes each day worth living. Questions 1. As you read your personalized strengths insights, what words, phrases, or lines stand out to you? 2. Out of all the talents in this insight, what would you like for others to see most in you?50470141 (Isaac Alexander) © 2000, 2006-2008 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 10/24/2011 6

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