You are analytical problem-solver, eager to improve systems and processes with their innovative ideas. You have a talent for seeing possibilities for improvement, whether at work, at home, or in themselves.
Often intellectual, you enjoy logical reasoning and complex problem-solving. You approach life by analyzing the theory behind what you see, and are typically focused inward, on your own thoughtful study of the world around you. You are drawn to logical systems and are much less comfortable with the unpredictable nature of other people and your emotions. You are typically independent and selective about your relationships, preferring to associate with people who you find intellectually stimulating.
Your personality type has the following traits
Able to absorb complex theoretical material
Driven to create order and structure from theoretical abstractions
See the global, “big picture”
Strong insights and intuitions
Value your own opinions over others
Love difficult theoretical challenges
Bored when dealing with mundane routine
Value knowledge and efficiency
Have no patience with inefficiency and confusion
Have very high standards for performance, that you apply to themselves most strongly
Reserved and detached from others
Calm, collected and analytical
Logical and rational
Original and independent
Natural leaders, but will follow those you can fully support
Creative, ingenious, innovative, and resourceful
Work best alone, and prefer to work alone
1.Analytical and Logical
When you develop an interest in something, you strive to become as knowledgeable and skilled as you can in that area. You have high expectations, and you hold themselves to the highest possible standards.
You are good at gathering information from the outside world, analyzing it and reaching new insights. You tend to be very analytical and logical. You value information, knowledge, and intelligence and make excellent scientists and mathematicians. You tend to do particularly well in fields that require efficiency and the ability to interpret complex information such as engineering, academia, law, and research.
“You tend to be insightful and mentally quick; however, this mental quickness may not always be outwardly apparent to others since you keep a great deal to yourself,” explains Sandra Krebs Hirsch in Introduction to Type in Organizations.
“You are very determined people who trust their vision of the possibilities, regardless of what others think. You may even be considered the most independent of all of the sixteen personality types. You are at your best in quietly and firmly developing your ideas, theories, and principles.”
You are introverted and spend a lot of time in your own mind. You work best by yourself and strongly prefer solitary work to group work. While you tend not to be particularly interested in other people’s thoughts and feelings, you do care about the emotions of the select group of people to whom you are close. In personal relationships, you are willing to devote time and energy toward making these relationships successful.
Other people often interpret you as cool, aloof and disinterested, which can make forming new friendships challenging. You often see little value in social rituals and small talk, making it even more difficult to get to know you. You tend to be reserved and prefer to interact with a group of close family and friends.
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:
Thomas Jefferson, U.S. President
John F. Kennedy, U.S. President
S. Lewis, author
Jane Austen, author
Susan B. Anthony, civil rights leader
Arthur Ashe, tennis player
Emily Bronte, author
What do you like to do?
Popular hobbies for the you include reading, cultural events, taking classes, appreciating art, computers and video games, and independent sports such as swimming, backpacking, or running marathons.
Interesting facts about your personality type
On personality trait measures, score as Discreet, Industrious, Logical, Deliberate, Self-Confident, and Methodical
Among types least likely to suffer heart disease and cardiac problems
Least likely of all the types to believe in a higher spiritual power
One of two types with highest college GPA
Among types with highest income
Personal values include Achievement
Of all types, least likely to state that they value Home/family, Financial security, Relationships & friendships, and Community service
Overrepresented among MBA students and female small business owners
Commonly found in scientific or technical fields, computer occupations, and legal professions
How do you like to communicate
You are direct and detached in your communication. You often naturally see how something could be done better and usually communicate your criticism in a straightforward, logical manner. You are typically independent and calm; you are not so much concerned about being liked or appreciated as you are with being competent and thoughtful. Your communications are typically well thought-out, insightful, and strategic. You often plan well into the future and offer big-picture analysis for improving systems.
Best career choices for you
At work, you excel at creating and implementing innovative solutions to analytical problems. You naturally see possibilities for improvement within complex systems and are organized and determined in implementing your ideas for change.
You are comfortable with abstraction and theory but gain the most satisfaction from turning your ideas into reality. You often enjoy working independently or with a small team, taking measured, strategic steps to implement change.
You enjoy working with logical systems that you can understand in depth. You enjoy the challenge of comprehending complex ideas, and want to understand how you can improve the way things work.
The ideal work environment for an you is logical, efficient, structured, and analytical, with colleagues that are competent, intelligent, and productive. The ideal job for a Mastermind allows them to use their analytical skills to problem-solve in a challenging environment, and to take responsibility for implementing your ideas to create efficient, innovative systems.
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
Market Research Analyst
Architecture and Engineering
Computer Hardware Engineer
Arts, Design, and Communications
Physician or Surgeon
Technical Education Teacher
Computers and Information Technology
Computer Network Architect
Judge or Hearing Officer
Paralegal or Legal Assistant
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.