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 Learn more about the Four Domains of CliftonStrengths, 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:
Learn How People Use the 34 CliftonStrengths Themes to Maximize Their Potential
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.