Realised Strengths are those attributes that you find energising, perform well, and use frequently. You should aim to marshal your realised strengths for optimal performance.

Unrealised Strengths are those attributes that you find energising and perform well, but perhaps don’t have the opportunity to use so often, maybe because of the context and environment you are in. You should aim to maximise your unrealised strengths in order to develop yourself to the full.

Learned Behaviours are those attributes that you have learned to do well, but that do not energise you. Learned behaviour patterns often become engrained over time, and it’s easy to confuse them with strengths because you are good at doing them – but they’re not energising for you, so they can’t be strengths. Learn how to moderate your learned behaviours.

Weaknesses are those attributes that you find it hard to do well and also find draining when you use them. From a performance perspective, your weaknesses may be causing you problems or concerns, so you should focus on how you can best minimise them to make your weaknesses irrelevant.

My Results

Realised Strengths

1. Scribe

You love to write, finding a deep fulfilment in playing with words and the joys of written language. You have a natural ability to communicate through writing. The act of writing helps you to clarify your thoughts and you write clearly and easily. You take a positive pleasure in words and love to write things for others to read.

2. Legacy

You care deeply about future generations and seek to leave a legacy through what you do. You enjoy working on things that make a difference and will have a positive impact on others. In whatever you do, you want to ensure that you create something that will outlast you and continue to make a positive contribution after you have gone.

3. Creativity

Creativity is at your core. You love to be coming up with or combining new ideas, images, colours, tastes or concepts. You thrive on breaking new ground, trying things that have not been tried before, linking things in novel and imaginative ways and creating something from nothing.

4. Narrator

You have a tremendous love of story. Telling stories comes very naturally to you. Even as ordinary events happen, you can picture how they might be spun into an anecdote or story for you to tell others. You love to answer questions in the form of a story, and see the power of stories to convey morals, insights, values, humour, and many other lessons. For you, life is one big story waiting to be told.

5. Planful

You have a natural ability to plan and prepare, taking a deliberate and systematic approach to everything you do.Before starting tasks you think carefully, get organised, establish time frames, assess and allocate resources.You love to make sure that you have covered all eventualities – including planning for the unexpected. For you, it’s essential to have a plan.

6. Mission

You derive great fulfilment from pursuing activities which give your life meaning and purpose. The focus of your purpose could be one – or more than one – of many different things, but whatever it is you are committed to pursuing it, totally and completely. How you spend your time, the decisions you make, the plans you have for the future – all are aligned to your overriding sense of mission and purpose in life.

7. Connector

Whatever situation you find yourself in, you always love making connections between the people that you meet. You notice when people have shared interests or something in common and you instinctively make links between them, thinking about the ways you can effectively bring people together for their mutual benefit.

Unrealised Strengths

Unrealised strengths are the things that energise you, that you are good at, and that you may not get to do very often. Your unrealised strengths are presented in order of significance below.

1. Esteem Builder

Your words and actions help to build self-confidence and self-esteem in others. You clearly see the potential and possibility in people and help them to recognise it for themselves. Through your relationships, you give people an understanding of what they are good at, even when they do not recognise it themselves. You love to help them to use this knowledge to build their confidence and self-esteem, and in turn to work towards achieving what they are capable of achieving.

2. Moral Compass

You are a very moral person with an extremely strong ethical code. You are very aware of the difference between right and wrong and always act in accordance with what you believe is right. You are clear on your values and your moral reasoning for what you do and why you do it. Your decisions and your actions are always guided by your ethics and values, and you never step outside of these.

3. Pride

You take pride in everything that you do. You love to deliver work that is consistently of the highest standard and quality, getting it right first time. You set high standards for yourself, and enjoy the recognition of others for the quality of your work and what you do.

4. Counterpoint

You love to bring an alternative perspective to any situation. You seem to see things differently from others, and can present a range of options, possibilities and alternatives for any scenario. As a result, you will often bring things into the discussion that other people have missed.

Learned Behaviours

Learned behaviours are the things that you are good at, but that drain you when you are doing them. Your learned behaviours are presented in order of significance below.

1. Detail

You have learned how to focus on detail, developing strategies that help you spot inaccuracies, inconsistencies and mistakes. When you see an error, you are quick to correct it. You have learned that it is important to check that details are accurate and complete, and you try to avoid submitting work that contains mistakes.

2. Work Ethic

You have learned to work hard, putting a lot of effort and energy into your work. Experience has shown you that working hard is important, and as a result, you don’t mind doing so.

3. Persuasion

You have learned how to convince others effectively and bring them around to your point of view. You are able to make a good case for what you want, and have an ability to choose the language and approach that helps you to win agreement from others.

4. Resolver

You are good at solving problems. When faced with a really complex problem, you know how to approach it and get to the root of the issue, whatever that might be. You have learned how to find solutions by being extremely thorough and pursuing all avenues until you have the solution you were looking for.

Weaknesses

Weaknesses are the things that you find it hard to do and that drain you. Your weaknesses are presented in order of significance below.

1. Enabler

You may find it difficult to help people learn to do things for themselves. You may find yourself unsure about how best to provide support and encouragement. You don’t tend to give people tasks and challenges that will stretch them, preferring to play it safe or not get involved.

2. Gratitude

You may not always be aware of the good things in your life. You may feel that you sometimes take things for granted, relative to some other people, who seem to be more naturally grateful for even the smallest things.

3. Courage

You would prefer not to face up to your fears, since it doesn’t feel natural to you to participate in activities that make you nervous or scared. You find that at times your fear gets in the way of what you want to do, and so there are some things that you avoid doing. For you, that seems to be far more sensible.

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