My Strengthsfinder Survey

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Upon completing the StrengthsFinder survey, it is determined my 5 greatest strengths are the learner, achiever, competition, strategic, and relator, all of which I expected (Clifton, Anderson, & Schreiner, 2006). While reading the text I examined the various themes of different strengths, relating closely to the 5 assigned by the survey, I am impressed by how well the explanations were written in the book, Strengths Quest Second Edition. The text in correlation with the materials provided from the StrengthsFinder survey brought forth meaning and depth into finding out exactly the type of person I am.

Learning is listed as my top strength in the survey (Clifton, Anderson, & Schreiner, 2006). I believe I have used that trait extensively throughout
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I do enjoy challenges, furthermore, I love to win. As suggested by the text, even if I am successful at completing a task the sense of not being the best often leaves me with a feeling of self-loathing. I want to be the best at everything I set out to do. I need that sense of winning even when there is no contest or others to compare myself to. In my opinion, having the achiever and competition strengths defines who I am. I plan to apply this strength as I continue in my career. Law enforcement is a competitive field, officers compete with one another for special assignments and promotions. I am striving to promote further within my department and have taken a step toward becoming more competitive with my colleagues by obtaining my bachelor's …show more content…
I have a small group of close friends whom I love dearly and share my life with as they share theirs with me. I find it difficult at times to allow others into my life on an intimate level, I have experienced betrayal more than my fair share of times throughout life. I am friendly with everyone I come in contact with, consequently, I have an infinite number of acquaintances. I can honestly say that I know more about most people than they know about me. I do feel as though I can relate to most anyone, I am able to fit into almost any situation seamlessly. I plan to continue to nurture the close relationships that I have and seek more opportunities to meet and socialize with people that are like-minded so share

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