Achieving Youths especially talented in the Achieving theme like to accomplish things and have a great deal of energy.
- Strengthsfinder Link: Achiever, Discipline, Maximizer, Significance
- VIA Link: Perseverance, self regulation, Leadership
Tips for working with students strong in Achieving:
These students have more energy and more goals than other students. These students love a sense of accomplishment.
How to help students talented in Achieving…
At the end of each day, help these students know their accomplishments. Point out things you have noticed these students have done. Ask what they did that day, then listen to, appreciate, and recognize it.
Find ways to display what these students have done. This could be a wall of photos, a scrapbook, a portfolio, a refrigerator display, or a list of daily, weekly, or monthly accomplishments.
Achievers have more energy than others. Find ways to help these students channel their energy by suggesting activities, projects, or responsibilities.
Support for Achievers
Grit–check out your Grit
How to set goals–Check out Mind Tools plan.
Learn to write your own mission statement. Franklin Covey can help.
Read more about Growing the Strengths Explorer Theme of Achieving from Strengths School