You are people-centered creator with a focus on possibilities and a contagious enthusiasm for new ideas, people and activities. Energetic, warm, and passionate, you love to help other people explore their creative potential.
You are typically agile and expressive communicators, using your wit, humor, and mastery of language to create engaging stories. Imaginative and original, you often have a strong artistic side. You are drawn to art because of its ability to express inventive ideas and create a deeper understanding of human experience.
You tend to be curious about others and preoccupied with discovering the deeper meaning in people and ideas. You want authentic experience and often seek emotional intensity. You are easily bored by details and repetition and seek out situations that offer an escape from the mundane. Novelty is attractive to you, who often have a wide range of interests and friends from many backgrounds.
You prize individuality and often consider the pursuit of happiness to be the highest priority in life, both for yourself and for others. You place great importance on personal freedom and self-expression, and want to be able to go wherever inspiration leads.
Your personality type has the following traits
Bright and capable
Warmly, genuinely interested in people; great people skills
Extremely intuitive and perceptive about people
Able to relate to people on their own level
Service-oriented; likely to put the needs of others above your own
Dislike performing routine tasks
Need approval and appreciation from others
Cooperative and friendly
Creative and energetic
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
Natural leaders, but do not like to control people
Resist being controlled by others
Can work logically and rationally – use your intuition to understand the goal and work backwards towards it
Usually able to grasp difficult concepts and theories
You are extroverts, which means that you love spending time with other people. Socializing actually gives you more energy, helping you to feel renewed, refreshed, and excited about life. While other types of extraverts tend to dislike solitude, you do have a need for some alone time in order to think and reflect.
Psychologist David Keirsey identifies your personality as “Champions,” which he suggests are rather rare.
“Champions can be tireless in talking with others, like fountains that bubble and splash, spilling over their own words to get it all out,” Keirsey suggests. “And usually this is not simple storytelling; Champions often speak (or write) in the hope of revealing some truth about human experience, or of motivating others with their powerful convictions.”
You also have excellent people skills. In addition to having an abundance of enthusiasm, you also genuinely care about others. You are good at understanding what other people are feeling. Given you zeal, charisma, and creativity, you can also make great leaders.
you strongly dislike routine and prefer to focus on the future. While you are great at generating new ideas, you sometimes put off important tasks until the last minute. Dreaming up ideas but not seeing them through to completion is a common problem.
You can also become easily distracted, particularly when you are working on something that seems boring or uninspiring.
Famous people with your personality
A number of famous individuals have been described as having your personality based on analysis of their lives, works, and behaviors. Some of the possible famous people include:
Andy Kaufmann, comedian
Bob Dylan, singer/songwriter
Charles Dickens, author
Seuss, children’s author
Robin Williams, actor
Will Smith, actor
Charlotte Bronte, author
What do you like to do?
Popular hobbies for you include writing, creating and appreciating art, playing musical instruments, listening to music, participating in community theater, and reading fiction.
Interesting facts about your personality type
On personality trait scales, scored as Enthusiastic, Outgoing, Spontaneous, Changeable, Impulsive, Energetic, and Understanding
Scored among highest of all types in available resources for coping with stress
women are less likely to suffer from heart disease
men are less likely to suffer from chronic pain
Rated by psychologists as among most likely of all types to have trouble in school
Overrepresented among academically talented elementary school students
Personal values include Home & family, Friendships, Creativity, Learning, and Community Service
Commonly found in careers in counseling, teaching, religion, and the arts
How do you like to communicate?
You are enthusiastic, collaborative communicator who love exploring possibilities for people. They often enjoy getting to know other people and understanding what inspires them, and you are insightful about solutions to personal problems. Highly empathic, you can find something to identify with in almost every person you meet, and enjoys encouraging other people to develop and grow. You are typically optimistic and like to talk about opportunities for the future, motivating others to join them in their vision.
Best career choices for you
At work, you are concerned with using your creativity to express yourself and benefit others. You want to explore the possibilities for yourself and other people, and approach your work with vision and inspiration. You enjoy taking on creative or people-centered problems that call for an imaginative, original solution.
You are often motivated by your beliefs in humanitarian causes and want work that is consistent with your values. You are particularly interested in helping other people develop as individuals. You tend to choose careers that allow you to pursue ideals of personal growth and artistic expression.
You dislike routine work and want a variety of tasks and challenges. You prefer to set your own schedule and chafe when saddled with excessive regulations or mundane details. You seek out fun, novel tasks that allow you to be imaginative and relate to other people in an unstructured, supportive way.
The ideal work environment for you is relaxed and friendly, with few restrictions on creativity. The ideal job for you allows you to follow your inspiration, satisfy your curiosity, and develop solutions that benefit people in innovative and original ways.
By understanding your underlying personality, you’ll be better able to select a career path that appeals to your strengths. Some ideal career choices for you include:
Arts and Entertainment
Dancer or Choreographer
Musician or Singer
Producer or Director
Insurance Sales Agent
Real Estate Agent
Service and Personal Care
Barber, Hairdresser, or Cosmetologist
Child Care Worker
Media and Communication
Public Relations Specialist
Writer or Author
Science and Nature
Anthropologist or Archaeologist
Preschool or Childcare Center Director
Business and Management
Meeting or Convention Planner
Public Relations Manager
Human Resources Manager
Customer Service Representative
What career should you avoid?
It is important to note that any personality type can be successful in any occupation. However, some occupations are well suited to the natural talents and preferred work style of your personality type, while other occupations demand modes of thinking and behavior that do not come as naturally to you. Occupations that require you to operate outside your natural preferences may prove stressful or draining, and often sound unappealing to you
The following occupations have been found to be unpopular among your personality type, based on data gathered from surveys of the general population.