You are strategic leader, motivated to organize change. You are quick to see inefficiency and conceptualize new solutions, and enjoy developing long-range plans to accomplish your vision. You excel at logical reasoning and are usually articulate and quick-witted.
You are analytical and objective, and like bringing order to the world around you. When there are flaws in a system, you see them, and enjoys the process of discovering and implementing a better way. You are assertive and enjoy taking charge; you see their role as that of leader and manager, organizing people and processes to achieve your goals.
Your personality type has the following traits
Driven to turn theories into plans
Highly value knowledge
Impatient with inefficiency and incompetence
Want things structured and orderly
Excellent verbal communication skills
Dislike routine, detail-oriented tasks
Since you are extroverts, you gain energy from socializing (unlike introverts, who expend energy in social situations). You love having passionate and lively conversations and debates. In some cases, other people can feel intimidated by your confidence and strong verbal skills. When you have a good idea, you feel compelled to share their point of view with others.
Thanks to your comfort in the spotlight, ability to communicate, and tendency to make quick decisions, you tend to naturally fall into leadership roles. In his book Please Understand Me II, David Keirsey points out that you sometimes find youself taking control of a group without really knowing how you came to be in such a position. Because of your love for structure and order, you are also good at supervising and directing others and helping groups complete tasks and achieve goals. You are able to quickly see what needs to be accomplished, develop a plan of action, and assign roles to group members.
Despite your verbal abilities, you are not always good at understanding other people’s emotions. Expressing emotions can be difficult for you at times, and your tendency to get into debates can make you seem aggressive, argumentative, and confrontational. you can overcome this problem by making a conscious effort to think about how other people might be feeling.
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:
Margaret Thatcher, former British Prime Minister
Franklin D. Roosevelt, former U.S. President
Candace Bergen, actress
Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President
Harrison Ford, actor
David Letterman, television host
Richard M. Nixon, former U.S. President
Patrick Stewart, actor
What do you like to do?
Popular hobbies for you include taking leadership positions in community groups, attending social gatherings or sporting events, and playing competitive sports. Because you are so often focused on your careers, you may have few interests outside of work, or you may participate in leisure activities that also help to further your careers.
Interesting facts about your personality type
On personality trait measures, score as Ambitious, Forceful, Optimistic, Egotistical, Adaptable, and Energetic
Least likely of all types to report stress resulting from work or finances
More likely than average to suffer cardiac problems
Among the least likely of all types to believe in a higher spiritual power
Among top 4 types in college GPA
Among most likely to stay in college
Personal values include Home/Family, Achievement, Creativity, and Learning
Overrepresented among MBA students and small business owners
One of two types most likely to be satisfied with their work
How do you like to communicate?
You are direct and commanding communicators, often with a clear idea of what needs to be done and and a take-charge attitude toward organizing people and projects. You are organized and strategic in your thinking. You communicate your vision and plan to implement it in a logical, task-oriented way. You see flaw in ideas and plans quickly and give critique freely. You enjoy analyzing ideas, but are ultimately oriented toward action; you want to integrate information, formulate a long-term plan, and then move forward.
Best career choices for you
You do best in careers where there is a lot of structure, but plenty of room for variety. Jobs that allow you to meet and interact with lots of different people are ideal. You bring a lot of desirable skills to the table, including excellent leadership and communication skills, a hard-working attitude, and an ability to plan for the future.
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:
Business and Financial
Accountant or Auditor
Management Consultant or Analyst
Market Research Analyst
Advertising and Promotions Manager
Property, Real Estate, or Community Association Manager
Real Estate Broker or Sales Agent
Sales Representative, Wholesale and Manufacturing
Architecture and Engineering
Computer Hardware Engineer
Arts and Media
Public Relations Manager
Writer or Author
Physician or Surgeon
Computer and Information Technology
Network or Computer Systems Administrator
Building and Operation
Construction or Building Inspector
Airline or Commercial Pilot
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.