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What are your top five (5) strengths? Were you surprised at the results? How can a company leverage its employees' strengths to build strong company culture?


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George Geysimonyan Strengths Insight and Action-Planning Guide SURVEY COMPLETION DATE: 04-17-2017 DON CLIFTON Father of Strengths Psychology and Inventor of CliftonStrengths (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 1 George Geysimonyan SURVEY COMPLETION DATE: 04-17-2017 A note of caution: Because many of your StrengthsFinder responses were neutral, the themes listed are based only on the pairs of descriptors to which you did respond with something other than a neutral response. Some people do not choose one descriptor from any given pair because they feel that neither — or both — descriptors fit them well. While this is acceptable, it does mean that any feedback you might receive that is based on these results may not be as personalized as it would be if your results were stronger. Please keep this in mind when you consider how well you feel your top five themes describe you. YOUR TOP 5 THEMES 1. Focus 2. Competition 3. Discipline 4. Strategic 5. Achiever 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 2 What's in This Guide? SECTION I: AWARENESS A brief Shared Theme Description for each of your top five themes Your Personalized Strengths Insights, which describe what makes you stand out from others with the same theme in their top five Questions for you to answer to increase your awareness of your talents SECTION II: APPLICATION 10 Ideas for Action for each of your top five themes Questions for you to answer to help you apply your talents SECTION III: ACHIEVEMENT Examples of what each of your top five themes "sounds like" -- real quotes from people who also have the theme in their top five Steps for you to take to help you leverage your talents for achievement 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 3 Section I: Awareness Focus SHARED THEME DESCRIPTION People who are especially talented in the Focus theme can take a direction, follow through, and make the corrections necessary to stay on track. They prioritize, then act. YOUR PERSONALIZED STRENGTHS INSIGHTS What makes you stand out? By nature, you typically document your goals and outline your action plan. By faithfully executing each step, you usually accomplish exactly what you intended. Instinctively, you aim to deliver the best performance in specific areas. You use every bit of the knowledge, skill, talent, and energy you possess to snag the topmost prize. You probably let little, if anything, distract you from your goal. Because of your strengths, you persevere in your efforts because you believe diligence is rewarded. Reaching your goals spurs you to toil with even greater purpose. It’s very likely that you thrive in environments where goal-setting discussions are commonplace and clearly defined objectives are agreed upon. Driven by your talents, you usually have a blueprint — that is, a detailed outline — showing what you plan to do in the coming weeks, months, years, or decades. Each part of your design fits seamlessly with the step preceding it and the one immediately following it. 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? 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 4 Competition SHARED THEME DESCRIPTION People who are especially talented in the Competition theme measure their progress against the performance of others. They strive to win first place and revel in contests. YOUR PERSONALIZED STRENGTHS INSIGHTS What makes you stand out? It’s very likely that you set very high expectations for yourself. Typically you push yourself until you reach your goals. You are not content unless you deliver the best performance or produce the most outstanding results. By nature, you are typically enthused about what you can accomplish in the coming months, years, or decades. Your ability to think about the future naturally feeds your desire to be the very best. Because of your strengths, you rely on reason to make sense of facts, events, people’s behavior, problems, or solutions. You consistently outmaneuver others when comparisons are being made between your results and theirs. Driven by your talents, you act like a rival when you are pitted against others and only one person can be declared the very best at something. Your deepseated desire to finish in first place probably drives many of your choices and explains much of your behavior. Chances are good that you normally toil for hours to produce topnotch results. Being the very best at something is quite important to you. You have little, if any, tolerance for mediocrity, especially about the things that matter most to you. 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? 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 5 Discipline SHARED THEME DESCRIPTION People who are especially talented in the Discipline theme enjoy routine and structure. Their world is best described by the order they create. YOUR PERSONALIZED STRENGTHS INSIGHTS What makes you stand out? Driven by your talents, you often stand out as notably mature. You are reasonable in your thinking. These two qualities usually distinguish you from many of your peers and friends. Because of your strengths, you establish patterns of behavior to free you from having to think about how you perform repetitious tasks. Your carefully constructed rules and procedures minimize the amount of time you must spend handling details and managing deadlines on a daily, weekly, monthly, or annual basis. You simply want your systems to be reliable, functional, and efficient. Plans incorporating moderation or common sense appeal to you much more than those reflecting extremism or poor judgment. It’s very likely that you pay close attention to due dates when designing a project’s master plan. Your desire to finish on schedule motivates you to move methodically from one milestone to the next. You want everyone involved to understand the plan, then faithfully follow it. When all the players perform their duties properly and promptly, the day a project ends is simply an ordinary day. By nature, you can invent reasonably sequenced processes for performing various tasks. Having familiar patterns to follow makes it easier for everyone involved to handle recurring activities with ease and efficiency. You probably think favorably about individuals who rely on your processes day after day. People who say they cannot and will not use your system often irritate you. Chances are good that you enjoy your work, studies, and life in general, especially when everyone abides by the processes and rules you create. You realize that more and better results are produced when everyone does things the way they are supposed to do them. Familiar patterns reduce the number of errors, disruptions, frustrations, and misunderstandings. These repetitive processes often eliminate the need to do a task over because key information, details, or steps are missing. 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? 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 6 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? Driven by your talents, 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. It’s very likely that you normally find just the right words at the right moment to express whatever you are thinking and feeling. Many people are likely to appreciate your fine speaking abilities. You can present your ideas in a reasonable, sequential, and methodical way. Moreover, you generate lots of options for others to consider. Because of your strengths, you can reconfigure factual information or data in ways that reveal trends, raise issues, identify opportunities, or offer solutions. You bring an added dimension to discussions. You make sense out of seemingly unrelated information. You are likely to generate multiple action plans before you choose the best one. Chances are good that you probably feel very good about yourself and life in general when you know the exact words to express an idea or a feeling. Language has fascinated you since childhood. Your ever-expanding vocabulary often earns you compliments. Instinctively, you usually feel satisfied with life when your innovative thinking style is appreciated. You automatically pinpoint trends, notice problems, or identify opportunities many people overlook. Armed with this knowledge, you usually devise alternative courses of action. By evaluating the circumstances, available resources, and/or the potential consequences of each plan, you can select the best option. 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? 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 7 Achiever SHARED THEME DESCRIPTION People who are especially talented in the Achiever theme have a great deal of stamina and work hard. They take great satisfaction from being busy and productive. YOUR PERSONALIZED STRENGTHS INSIGHTS What makes you stand out? It’s very likely that you are a real stickler for completing work on schedule. You certainly dislike turning in assignments late or arriving at meetings after they have started. Driven by your talents, you ordinarily take time and exert extra effort to comprehend what you are reading. You probably refuse to rush through written material. Why? You likely intend to commit to memory as many facts and concepts as possible. Because of your strengths, you throw yourself into your work even when you are personally inconvenienced. You usually place the well-being of others above your own. Chances are good that you see yourself as a logical, rational, sensible, and wise person. Once you establish this reputation with people, you work very hard to maintain it. Instinctively, you can mentally zero in on tasks for hours at a time when you have a goal to reach. When the assignment demands extra time, you would be wise to honor your body’s natural rhythms. In other words, if you are a “morning person,” work in the morning. Work in the afternoon if that is when you hit your stride. Work in the evening if that is when you think better. Work around midnight after everyone has gone to bed if you are someone who usually stays up very late. 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? 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 8 Questions 1. How does this information help you better understand your unique talents? 2. How can you use this understanding to add value to your role? 3. How can you apply this knowledge to add value to your team, workgroup, department, or division? 4. How will this understanding help you add value to your organization? 5. What will you do differently tomorrow as a result of this report? 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 9 Section II: Application Focus IDEAS FOR ACTION: When you set goals, discipline yourself to include timelines and measurements. These will provide regular proof that you are indeed making progress. Seek roles in which you can function independently. With your dominant Focus talents, you will be able to stay on track with little supervision. Your greatest worth as a team member might be helping others set goals. At the end of meetings, take responsibility for summarizing what was decided, for defining when these decisions will be acted on, and for setting a date when the group will reconvene. Others will think, act, and talk less efficiently than you do. Pay attention. Sometimes their “detours” will lead to discoveries and delights. Stretch your goal setting beyond work. If you find yourself becoming too focused on work goals, set goals for your personal life. They will give weight to your personal priorities and thereby help create balance in your life. Hours can disappear when you are intent on a task; you lose track of time. Make sure that all of your objectives are met and all of your priorities are followed by scheduling your efforts and sticking to that schedule. You function best when you can concentrate on a few well-defined initiatives and demands. Give yourself permission to reject projects or tasks that do not align with your overall mission. This will help you concentrate your efforts on your most important priorities — and will help others appreciate your need for focus. Take the time to write down your aspirations, and refer to them often. You will feel more in control of your life. At work, be sure to tell your manager your mid-term and short-term goals. This might well give your manager the confidence to give you the room you need. Make sure that the focus points you set for yourself take into consideration both quantity and quality. The integrity of your objectives will ensure that the application of your Focus talents leads to solid and long-lasting success. QUESTIONS 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 10 1. Which of these action items speak to you? Highlight the actions that you are most likely to take. 2. How will you commit to taking action? Write your own personalized action item that you will take in the next 30 days. Competition IDEAS FOR ACTION: Select work environments in which you can measure your achievements. You might not be able to discover how good you can be without competing. List the performance scores that help you know where you stand every day. What scores should you pay attention to? Identify a high-achieving person against whom you can measure your own achievement. If there is more than one, list all the people with whom you currently compete. Without measurement, how will you know if you won? Try to turn ordinary tasks into competitive games. You will get more done this way. When you win, take the time to investigate why you won. You can learn a great deal more from a victory than from a loss. Let people know that being competitive does not equate with putting others down. Explain that you derive satisfaction from pitting yourself against good, strong competitors and winning. Develop a “balanced metric” — a measurement system that will monitor all aspects of your performance. Even if you are competing against your own previous numbers, this measurement will help you give proper attention to all aspects of your performance. When competing with others, create development opportunities by choosing to compare yourself to someone who is slightly above your current level of expertise. Your competition will push you to refine your skills and knowledge to exceed those of that person. Look one or two levels above you for a role model who will push you to improve. Take the time to celebrate your wins. In your world, there is no victory without celebration. Design some mental strategies that can help you deal with a loss. Armed with these strategies, you will be able to move on to the next challenge much more quickly. QUESTIONS 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 11 1. Which of these action items speak to you? Highlight the actions that you are most likely to take. 2. How will you commit to taking action? Write your own personalized action item that you will take in the next 30 days. Discipline IDEAS FOR ACTION: Don’t hesitate to check as often as necessary to ensure that things are right. You feel an urge to do it anyway, and soon others will come to expect it from you. Accept that mistakes might depress you. Precision is a core part of who you are; however, you must find ways to move through these moments of annoyance to prevent becoming discouraged. Recognize that others may not be as disciplined as you are. More than likely, their clumsy process will frustrate you, so try to look beyond it, and focus on their results, not on their process. Exactitude is your forté; you enjoy poring over details. Seek opportunities to peruse contracts, important communications, or financial documents for errors. You can save yourself and others from making costly mistakes and looking foolish. Increasing efficiency is one of your hallmarks. You are a perfectionist at heart. Discover situations in which time or money is being wasted because of inefficiency, and create systems or procedures to improve efficiency. You not only create order, you probably also crave it in the form of a well-organized space. To completely free your Discipline talents, invest in furniture and organization systems that enable you to have “a place for everything and everything in its place.” Timelines motivate you. When you have a task to complete, you like to know the deadline so you can plan your schedule accordingly. Apply your Discipline talents by outlining the step-by-step plan you will use. Others will appreciate your cues because they will help keep everyone “on task.” Others may confuse your Discipline talents with rigidity. Help them understand that your discipline helps you pack more effectiveness into a day — often because you prioritize your time. When working with others who are not as disciplined, ask them to clarify deadlines so you can adjust your workload to accommodate their requests. Seek out roles and responsibilities that have structure. Create routines that require you to systematically follow through. Over time, people will come to appreciate this kind of predictability. 962760567 (George Geysimonyan) © 2000, 2006-2012 Gallup, Inc. All rights reserved. 12 QUESTIONS 1. Which of these action items speak to you? Highlight the actions that you are most likely to take. 2. How will you commit to taking action? Write your own personalized action item that you will take in the next 30 days. Strategic IDEAS FOR ACTION: Take the time to fully reflect or muse about a goal that you want to achieve until the related patterns and issues emerge for you. Remember that this musing time is essential to strategic thinking. You can see repercussions more clearly than others can. Take advantage of this ability by planning your range of responses in detail. There is little point in knowing where events will lead if you are not ready when you get there. Find a group that you think does important work, and contribute your strategic thinking. You can be a leader with your ideas. Your strategic thinking will be necessary to keep a vivid vision from deteriorating into an ordinary pipe dream. Fully consider all possible paths toward making the vision a reality. Wise forethought can remove obstacles before they appear. Make yourself known as a resource for consultation with those who are stumped by a particular problem or hindered by a particular obstacle or barrier. 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Describe your initial reaction to finding out your top five strengths.

After going through strength finder quiz, GALLUP, I was not surprised at the results as
all of the types perfectly describe me. I was familiar with the various qualities and strengths
revealed as a result of the research. Some of the strengths consist of focus, competition,
discipline, strategic, and achiever.

Aiming to pursue my leadership career, I find these strengths to be helpful as a manager in
various aspects.

Achiever: to achieve my goals, it is prescribed that I sort jobs that provide a leeway to work hard
and to measure my own productivity. This creates a challenge to me, which is helpful to the
achievement of my goals (Giuliani & Kurson, 2003).

Strategic: a strategic leader is critical in the success of an organisation. From my report, I would
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