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Self-Assurance Theme

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The CliftonStrengths themes at the top of your profile are the most powerful and give you the greatest chance for success. Join us as we discuss Self-Assurance.

Learn the definition of Self-Assurance and how to use it to succeed. Get a detailed description of this theme made popular in StrengthsFinder 2.0.

Learn about your Self-Assurance talents -- how they can help and hinder you, and how you can use them most effectively in this 2018 edition of Mastery Monday.

Learn how you can use one of your strengths that most resonates with you to help you stand out and be a better coach, employee and leader.

Gain insight into the CliftonStrengths talent theme of Self-Assurance: how to invest in it, if it's one of your dominant talents, and how to develop it in others.

Learn what characterizes those strong in Woo, and discover the similarities and differences versus other talent themes in this 2017 Mastery Monday blog.

Learn the value of Self-Assurance for you as a leader or coach, and how through stability, compassion, hope and trust you can grow this theme into greatness.

Learn what characterizes those strong in Significance, and discover the similarities and differences versus other talent themes in this 2017 Mastery Monday blog.

Learn what characterizes those strong in Self-Assurance, and discover the similarities and differences versus other talent themes in this 2017 Mastery Monday blog.

Learn what characterizes those strong in Command, and discover the similarities and differences versus other talent themes in this 2017 Mastery Monday blog.

Learn what Self-Assurance looks like when you use theme dynamics, and how it combines with and complements your other talent themes.

Learn how themes form the core of CliftonStrengths and how to understand and appreciate your own -- and others' -- strengths, as we focus on Self-Assurance.

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People exceptionally talented in the Self-Assurance theme feel confident in their ability to take risks and manage their own lives. They have an inner compass that gives them certainty in their decisions.

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You may be reluctant to investigate your strengths quite simply because you don't believe that your true self is much to write home about. Whatever the label -- a feeling of inadequacy or "imposter syndrome" or plain old insecurity -- the symptoms are familiar. Despite your achievements, you wonder whether you are as talented as everyone thinks you are.