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The CliftonStrengths assessment, formerly known as the Clifton StrengthsFinder, was created by educational psychologist Donald Clifton. He wanted to identify the strengths that made top performers stand out.

In the 1990s, under Clifton’s leadership, The Gallup Organization created the CliftonStrengths assessment. The goal of the assessment is to help individuals identify and build on their greatest strengths.

The assessment can help teams work together more effectively and improve engagement. It can also help managers clarify their roles and understand how to lead their team better.


All Members of the Holy Trinity Parish Pastoral Council are required to complete the CliftonStrengths assessment. This helps us know each other's strengths, and helps us build a strong team.

My CliftonStrengths

1. Input®

People exceptionally talented in the Input theme have a need to collect and archive. They may accumulate information, ideas, artifacts or even relationships.

2. Analytical®

People exceptionally talented in the Analytical theme search for reasons and causes. They have the ability to think about all of the factors that might affect a situation.

3. Learner®

People exceptionally talented in the Learner theme have a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve. The process of learning, rather than the outcome, excites them.

4. Belief®

People exceptionally talented in the Belief theme have unchanging core values. Out of these values emerges a defined purpose for their lives.

5. Arranger®

People exceptionally talented in the Arranger like to determine how they can arrange all of the pieces and resources for maximum productivity.

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