Self-Assurance | StrengthsFinder theme

People exceptionally talented in the Self-Assurance StrengthsFinder theme feel confident in their ability to manage their own lives. They possess an inner compass that gives them confidence that their decisions are right.

Self-Assurance is similar to self-confidence. In the deepest part of you, you have faith in your strengths. You know that you are able — able to take risks, able to meet new challenges, able to stake claims, and, most importantly, able to deliver. But Self-Assurance is more than just self-confidence. Blessed with the StrengthsFinder theme of Self-Assurance, you have confidence not only in your abilities but in your judgment. When you look at the world, you know that your perspective is unique and distinct. And because no one sees exactly what you see, you know that no one can make your decisions for you. No one can tell you what to think. They can guide. They can suggest. But you alone have the authority to form conclusions, make decisions, and act. This authority, this final accountability for the living of your life, does not intimidate you. On the contrary, it feels natural to you. No matter what the situation, you seem to know what the right decision is. This strength lends you an aura of certainty. Unlike many, you are not easily swayed by someone else’s arguments, no matter how persuasive they may be. This Self-Assurance may be quiet or loud, depending on your other talents, but it is solid. It is strong. Like the keel of a ship, it withstands many different pressures and keeps you on your course.

The genius of Self-Assurance talents is in the way you deeply trust your own instincts. This can enable you to forge ahead confidently, even on risky paths.

The genius of your Self-Assurance StrengthsFinder theme begins with your confidence. You have a quality that is often called resilience. This means that you can “bounce back.” Accordingly, you have an attitude that no matter what happens to you, you will in fact “bounce back” and quite probably reach greater heights even if you momentarily fail. The genius here is that you not only have confidence, but an inner compass for deciding what you need to do and how you need to do it.


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