Working to our team strengths

On your first day at Six, you’ll find the following waiting for you on your desk: a welcome card, pen, notebook, stickers, induction pack and schedule, and finally a little red and white book called Discover Your Clifton Strengths. No, it’s nothing to do with our Bristol location – it’s actually an explanation of why you’re good at what you do.

What is the Strengths Finder?

When we focus on our strengths rather than our weaknesses, we are six times more likely to be engaged in our work. When people are engaged, their productivity and job satisfaction skyrockets. Strengths matter. That’s why we’ve put ours down on paper – so we can see where we all excel, and get more out of working together.

Six’s top 5 personality strengths

Achiever – People exceptionally talented in the Achiever theme work hard and possess a great deal of stamina. They take immense satisfaction in being busy and productive.

Relator – People exceptionally talented in the Relator theme enjoy close relationships with others. They find deep satisfaction in working hard with friends to achieve a goal.

Strategic – People exceptionally talented in the Strategic theme create alternative ways to proceed. Faced with any given scenario, they can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues.

Adaptability – People exceptionally talented in the Adaptability theme prefer to go with the now. They tend to be people who take things as they come and discover the future one day at a time.

Responsibility – People exceptionally talented in the Responsibility theme take psychological ownership of what they say they will do. They are committed to stable values such as honesty and loyalty.