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The 34 Ways to Describe What You Naturally Do Best

The 34 CliftonStrengths themes are the foundation of strengths-based development.

They give you a common language to discover your natural talents and understand and work better with others.

Learn how you can harness the power of these 34 themes to live your strongest life possible.

The 34 CliftonStrengths Themes Explain Your Talent DNA

When you take the CliftonStrengths assessment, you uncover your unique combination of 34 CliftonStrengths themes.

The themes, which sort into four domains, are a culmination of decades of research led by Don Clifton to study and categorize the talents of the world's most successful people.

Together, the themes explain a simple but profound element of human behavior: what's right with people.

Individually, each theme gives you a way to describe what you naturally do best or what you might need help from others to accomplish.

Use the following resources to learn more about each of the 34 CliftonStrengths themes:

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Learn How People Use the 34 CliftonStrengths Themes to Maximize Their Potential

Achiever

Activator

Adaptability

Analytical

Arranger

Belief

Command

Communication

Competition

Connectedness

Consistency

Context

Deliberative

Developer

Discipline

Empathy

Focus

Futuristic

Harmony

Ideation

Includer

Individualization

Input

Intellection

Learner

Maximizer

Positivity

Relator

Responsibility

Restorative

Self-Assurance

Significance

Strategic

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Go Deeper With the 34 CliftonStrengths Themes

To truly succeed using your CliftonStrengths, you need to move past their definitions and spend time developing them.

Our research finds that people who use their CliftonStrengths:

  • are more engaged and productive at work
  • achieve their goals
  • are happier and healthier
  • have greater confidence, self-awareness and energy
  • are less likely to experience negative emotions like worry, sadness and stress

Take the following steps to start using your CliftonStrengths themes to maximize your potential and become your best you.

Unlock Your CliftonStrengths 34

Purchase the CliftonStrengths 34 assessment to learn how strong each of the 34 themes are in your full CliftonStrengths profile. Already have your Top 5 CliftonStrengths? Upgrading to your full results is easy.

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Learn How to Develop Your CliftonStrengths Themes

Watch our webcasts about each theme to learn how you can use them to be your best you.

And shop the tools and resources you need to succeed using your CliftonStrengths