Now, Discover Your Strengths

  • 4h 3m
  • Donald O. Clifton, Marcus Buckingham
  • Gallup Press
  • 2001

Unfortunately, most of us have little sense of our talents and strengths, much less the ability to build our lives around them. Instead, guided by our parents, by our teachers, by our managers and by psychology's fascination with pathology, we become experts in our weaknesses and spend our lives trying to repair these flaws, while our strengths lie dormant and neglected.

Marcus Buckingham, co-author of the national bestseller, First, Break All the Rules, and Donald O. Clifton, Chair of the Gallup International Research & Education Center, have created a revolutionary program to help readers identify their talents, build them into strengths, and enjoy consistent, near-perfect performance. At the heart of the book is the Clifton StrengthsFinder Profile, the product of a 25-year, multimillion-dollar effort to identify the most prevalent human strengths. The program introduces 34 dominant "themes" with thousands of possible combinations, and reveals how they can best be translated into personal and career success. In developing this program, Gallup has conducted psychological profiles with over two million individuals to help readers learn how to focus and perfect these themes.

In this Book

  • Strong Lives
  • Strength Building
  • StrengthsFinder
  • The Thirty-four Themes of StrengthsFinder
  • The Questions You're Asking
  • Managing Strengths
  • Building a Strengths-based Organization