They’re excited less about the outcome of the learning and more about the “getting there.”
If you’ve got it:
Seek roles that require some form of technical competence; you’ll enjoy the process of maintaining that knowledge. You are not threatened by unfamiliar information; so don’t hesitate to take on new responsibilities with a steep learning curve. Be a catalyst for change – Your willingness to take on new challenges will help calm the fears of others who are resistant to changes.
If you work with someone who has it:
Set them up to stay current in a fast-changing field. Rackspace has plenty of opportunities for Learners to keep learning, so encourage them to push for new knowledge. Help them identify new milestones that require the acquisition of new information. Position them on the team to teach others new things. There may be no better way to learn than to teach others.
If it’s turned up too high:
Unfocused learning can lead you to lose attention on what’s important. Make your learning relevant, so you don’t get off track.
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Parts of the information above was taken directly from Gallup’s Clifton StrengthsFinder. To learn more, click here.Category: Strengths Tags: Clifton StrengthsFinder, Gallup, Learner, Personality Traits, Strengths