I took the Strengths Finder 2.0 Test about 3 years ago during an internship (required by my boss), and it was amazing to me how accurate the results were.
I think it’s so important to know what your strengths and weaknesses are when running a business. It helps you decide what to take on yourself, what to delegate, how to set goals and so many more things I could ramble on about!
I encourage all of you to take the same test that I did and see what your strengths are.
Here are my results from the test:
Achiever – To sum up this strength, it pretty much means that I can’t go to bed at night unless I reach a goal or complete a task. It means that I’m not content if I’ve done nothing for the day. This is a double-edged sword, because although it’s nice that I have drive, sometimes I wish I could just sit down and relax more.
Competition – This is pretty self-explanatory. I’m very competitive… with others, myself, in business, you name it! I love a challenge and it’s an extra good feeling when I win, compared to the average person.
Maximizer – This one is funny regarding strengths, because it means that I search out my strengths and refine them. I work with my natural gifts to make them the best they can be.
Relator – This strength helps explain why I tend to be a bad friend. I’m not necessarily nervous about meeting new people, but I LOVE a close-knit group of friends. It also means that I don’t open up very quickly, I have a guard up when I first meet people and the only way I’ll let my guard down is if I really like you.
Strategic – This strength is intriguing to me and completely accurate. It means that where others see complexity and problems, I see a different path or pattern to solving the problem. I tend to look at ways of fixing the issues, rather than dwelling on the issue. I like this one.