According to Gallup, 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 categorise the talents of the world’s most successful people.
Together, the themes explain a simple but profound element of human behaviour: 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:
What Are the Four Domains of CliftonStrengths?
They’re the natural way to group CliftonStrengths based on how the themes help people work together to accomplish goals.
It can be difficult to understand every nuance of the 34 CliftonStrengths themes. Looking at them through the lens of the four domains of leadership strength makes it easier.
First introduced in the bestseller Strengths Based Leadership, the four domains of CliftonStrengths are:
At their core, teamwork and collaboration are all about partnerships.
You can use the domains of CliftonStrengths to better understand your partners — What are they great at? What am I great at? Where do we both struggle? — and know how to best work with them.
This knowledge helps set your partnerships up for success.
Learn more about each domain and how to use them to improve your partnerships and performance.