StrengthsFinder 2.0 – The Assessment
This is my site Written by Alora on July 28, 2009 – 5:49 pm

I admit it: I’m an assessment junkie. I enjoy taking different assessments to see what they say, where I think they are accurate and where I think they are full of it. Invariably, I will usually find something insightful in most of them that helps change the way I think or communicate with others.

As part of the TechRanch E2E class, I recently took the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment.

What I like about this assessment is that it’s based on the positive psychology movement, which emphasizes developing native strengths, instead of expending all of your energy trying to minimize your innate weaknesses.

I did find the results of my assessment accurate — and I’ll write more about them later. But what I found even more valuable about it was in examining my results and my husband’s to see where they over-lapped, where they were complimentary and where they were directly at odds. Even though this was an assessment designed for professional application, the interpersonal stuff is exceptionally valuable, too.

In order, my results were: