Activator Strengths

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“Survival of the fittest” should be changed to “disadvantages of the feeble.” With the media adding to the insecurities of people, further convincing them that success can be bought. Ads for plastic surgery, teeth whitening, weight loss, hair-loss etc... all say you can buy success. We can look at the Kardashian’s as talentless success stories. The underlying message is clear, humans possess a debilitating need to feel flawless and see any stride towards perfection as gaining strength. Donald Clifton, inventor of the strength finder, believes that we all possess talents that have the potential to becoming incredible strengths, but remain under nurtured due to the need and time spent on fixing our weaknesses. Upon further examining Clifton’s …show more content…
The activator strength plays a huge part in my other strengths especially learning. When I make a decision, I put action into it, the results from my actions will allow me to learn if my decision was good or bad. The second strength I possess is Significance. I do see this strength a bit narcissistic, in where I want to be known, recognized or admired but, for my talents, hard work and dedication. I want to be recognized as credible, professional and successful but all for the right reasons. My favorite strength is Ideation. This strength explains a lot about my creativity. For instance, throughout my entire life, I have thought of new inventions and better versions of existing products. I have a book with at least 50 different patent designs. If one of my patent ideas becomes successful, then my significance strength plays a role because it will allow me to stamp my name on a published invention. Which leads to my fourth strength, Learner. If my patent idea is already taken, hopefully not, I would learn that I took too long to file or I didn’t do enough research. Regardless of the outcome, the learner strength I possess truly energizes me with every new concept learned. I use what I learn by applying it to something tangible or by teaching the concept to others. Sometimes my ideation strength coincides with my learner …show more content…
I know that my activator strength can motivate my team or coworkers or students to start on the task at hand and become their motivator when the work becomes grueling. My significance strength might create opportunity for myself and others, hopefully by being a team leader and having the trust of others in my hands in leading them to success. I hope my ideation strength will allow a creative learning experience for myself and others in the class with projects and assignments and hopefully a new patent. I hope my learner strength will rejuvenate my mind with all the new concepts being taught in pharmacy school as well as being a secondary source of knowledge to further teach my colleagues and students and coworkers difficult subjects. Lastly, I hope with the command strength, I can be a rock or a solid foundation for my colleagues and students to trust and look to for guidance to learn and find

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