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Discover Your Strengths & Use Them for Growth - 7 Tests to Better Understand Yourself and Others

Updated: Jan 2



What are your strengths? How can you develop your talents? How can you connect with others?


Personality assessments can help you with these questions.


When you see your strengths confirmed by a test, you feel more empowered to use them in your daily life. 


There has never been a better time for reflection than right now!


I list below 7 popular tools.


Pick one (or more) and let us know in the comments if it fits you!


Free tools:


1. 16 personalities


https://www.16personalities.com

https://www.16personalities.com

Personality profile based on Meyers-Briggs and the Big Five personality traits.



Detailed, accurate, insightful, fun.

You will learn:

  • Strengths

  • Weaknesses

  • Romantic Relationships

  • Parenthood

  • Career Paths

  • Workplace Habits

  • Famous people with your personality type

2. Enneagram


https://app.trueself.io/profile/questions


Enneagram works with 9 personality types. Learn how to develop according to your unique type.



Insightful, accurate, with many practical tips for growth.


You will learn:

  • What you are great at

  • Core wiring

  • What drives you

  • Fears

  • Desires

  • Needs

  • Beliefs

  • Likes

  • Dislikes

  • Strategies

  • How you operate

  • What holds you back

  • Coping strategy

  • Defense strategy

  • Triggers

  • Blind spots

  • Traps

  • Growth journey

  • Workplace

  • Leadership style

  • Famous people with your type

3. VIA strengths finder


https://www.viacharacter.org/survey/surveys/takesurvey


You will identify your top 5 strengths out of 24.


For a detailed report, you can upgrade to a paid version.

Paid assessments


4. CliftonStrengths assessment


https://store.gallup.com/c/en-ie/assessments


Gallup assessment identifies your top natural talents. There are 34 different strengths.



Insightful, many practical tips to help you thrive at what you do.

You will learn:

  • Your top strengths

  • How you can thrive

  • Actions to maximize your potential

  • Blind spots

5. DISC


https://www.discprofile.com/products/everything-disc-workplace-profile/


DISC centers on 4 main personality traits.



This test is great for navigating workplace dynamics.

You will learn:

  • Your personality type

  • What motivates you

  • How you best connect with other types

6. Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator


https://www.mbtionline.com/en-US/For-you


Classic MBTI

7. Keirsey Temperament Sorter


https://profile.keirsey.com/#/b2c/assessment/start


4 temperament types, 16 personality types. It has similarities with MBTI


What results did you get? Is it accurate?


What tests have you taken before and how did you like them? Can you recommend it?


How will you use this knowledge in your daily life?


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