“Workers who use four or more of their signature strengths at work have more positive work experiences and report their work is a calling in their life “.
– VIA Institute on Character
The 24 Strengths
The VIA character strengths were developed by a team of 55 scientists, for the purpose of understanding what allows people to flourish. Their research was undertaken over a 3 year period and covered 2,500 years worth of research. It is thought to be the biggest project ever undertaken in the area of positive psychology.
Studies have found that the purposeful application of signature strengths can enhance performance and job satisfaction by up to 36%.
Take a Positive Approach
Character Strengths are the positive parts of your personality that impact how you think, feel and behave. Some examples of strengths are bravery, creativity, honesty, humour and social intelligence.
Be Your Best Self
Character strengths are different than your other personal strengths, such as your unique skills, talents, interests and resources, because they reflect the “real” you—who you are at your core. These strengths are the key to you being your best self.
Want to find your calling?