VIA Character Strengths
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VIA Character Strengths
The VIA Survey is a scientifically-validated survey that is regarded as a central tool of positive psychology.
A great place to start is to reflect on your individual talents and strengths and consider how you can make a difference using them. The Values in Action signature strengths survey measures 24 positive character traits, among them curiosity, creativity, bravery, persistence, integrity, fairness, leadership, and self-regulation. The VIA Survey is the only free, scientific survey of character strengths in the world. Take this simple character test in 15 minutes or less and reveal your greatest strengths.

How to do it

Take this free survey to capture your key character strengths. Ask 5 people close to you to send in writing what they see are your top strengths.One version of the VIA survey can be found here. It identifies your signature strengths by asking 120 self-rating questions, for example:

To what extent do you agree with the statements “Being able to come up with new and different ideas is one of my strong points”, or “I know how to handle myself in different social situations”?

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