Recently I completed the 'StrengthsFinder 2.0' personalized strengths assessment and 'Myers-Briggs Type Indicator'.

Below is an overview of both test results.

StrengthsFinder 2.0

"The #1 Wall Street Journal and #1 BusinessWeek bestseller that introduced the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment with features that include a personalized Strengths Insight Report, an Action-Planning Guide, and a web-based Strengths Community." Gallup Press, 2007

My “Top 5strengths are:

CONNECTEDNESS:

  • Faith in the links between all things – quickly isolates facts that link ideas, events, or people
  • Engages and appreciates conversations with future-oriented thinkers
  • Excellent at establishing relationships – builds bonds that unite different types of people

RELATOR:

  • Skilful at communicating essential facts – strategic thinker
  • Enjoys close relationships with others – excellent coach
  • Find deep satisfaction in working with teams to achieve goal

RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Take psychological ownership of what I say I will do – accountable to results
  • Committed to stable values such as honesty and loyalty – very high work ethics
  • Leads by example – shares learning

POSITIVITY:

  • Has an enthusiasm that is contagious – able to inspire others
  • Attentive to people’s needs – devoted to others
  • Upbeat – able to get others excited about what they need to do

ACTIVATOR:

  • Can make things happen by turning thoughts into action
  • Likely to be "the" member of the team who launches projects, starts meetings or begins processes
  • Leverages expertise and knowledge to guide decision making  

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Myers-Briggs

"Whatever the circumstances of your life, the understanding of type can make your perceptions clearer, your judgments sounder, and your life closer to your heart's desire." Isabel Briggs Myers

My Type is 'ENFP'

 E  EXTRAVERSION:

  • People who prefer Extraversion tend to focus their attention on the outer world of people and things.

 N  INTUITION:

  • People who prefer Intuition tend to take in information from patterns and the big picture and focus on future possibilities.

 F  FEELING:

  • People who prefer Feeling tend to make decisions based primarily on values and on subjective evaluation of person-centered concerns.

 P  PERCEIVING:

  • People who prefer Perceiving tend to like a flexible and spontaneous approach to life and prefer to keep their options open.