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by Jim Clifton

Learn why getting coached on all 34 CliftonStrengths themes is infinitely more transformative than receiving feedback on only your Top 5.

by Jim Clifton

What the whole world wants is a good job, and we are failing to deliver it.

Building innate talents into strengths in college or at work requires practice, much like building physical strength.

What do women and millennials want from the workplace? covered these and other hot topics in 2016.

Strengths initiatives come to life when workers go beyond discovering their individual strengths and form strengths communities.

Women and men share many CliftonStrengths themes, but women rank higher in Relationship Building themes.

Every employee is talented in some way. Discovering those strengths and fitting them to a job role improves companies and leadership.

When companies consistently talk about strengths concepts, employees use their strengths more often.

In Australia, less than half of students (48%) in Years 5 through 12 who were surveyed have hope for the future, according to the 2016 Gallup Student Poll.

There are 7 billion people in the world. Imagine if all 7 billion received coaching to maximize their potential this week. It would change how humans develop.

Parents can shape a better future for their children by embracing their kids' individuality and helping them develop their talents into strengths, says Gallup's new book Strengths Based Parenting.

Most talented leaders don't want to leave their current company. Attracting them requires knowing what matters most to them.

Employees seek jobs with new companies because they want to do what they do best at work.

Only four in 10 German employees strongly agree that their manager focuses on their strengths or positive characteristics.

When it comes to advice for recent college graduates, Gallup research offers some very powerful and clear guidance. It's probably not the kind of counsel that the typical parent or commencement speaker is offering students.

The institute's mission is to lead America in fixing its biggest problems: the decline of free enterprise, the need for many more good jobs and mistaken theories on employee engagement and how humans develop in the workplace.

Finding compatible partnerships in the workplace is a long process, developed through determined effort and awareness.

"Gallup has studied the most successful people in the world, and we've found that they are not well-rounded individuals," said Paul Allen, Gallup Strengths Evangelist, July 24 in Arlington, Virginia, at the Next Generation of Government Training Summit for new and rising leaders in government. "Instead, they are people who discovered that they had natural talent for something at a very young age. They concentrated on that, invested in it, and turned that raw talent into strength."