Inventor
Social type
Independent
Work type
Creative
Key trait
Curiosity

Inventor

  • Admit it: you spent the first half of this analysis trying to figure out the algorithm, and the second half brainstorming how you could make it better. You’re eternally curious and creative in your own right. Extremely independent and with little care for social convention, You’re at your happiest when You’re locked up in your garage, pulling apart TVs and putting them back together to see how they work. With your mind always on the bigger picture, you could care less about trends, socializing, or whether or not your hair looks like Albert Einstein’s. When you finally get that time machine working, we get first dibs on a ride, OK Doc Brown?

      Famous Celebrities

    • Albert Einstein
    • George Harrison
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • Larry Page
    • Bill Gates
  • Like every personality type, your archetype has some weaknesses, but being aware of these weaknesses and learning to overcome them can help you further your career – and even your personal life! For this reason, we’ve compiled career tips for your unique personality type. While these unique traits are what make you who you are (and we’d never suggest changing your unique personality type!) you should be aware of these traits to ensure that they aren’t holding you back in your career. As an Inventor, you’re a true introvert and tend to have difficulty adjusting in social situations. Additionally, you aren’t quite sure how to respond when emotions begin running high, and can become a bit awkward. As a true independent, you aren’t too concerned with rules, valued and traditions which can, at times, affect others’ opinion of you.

  • As an Inventor, you’re a broad minded, independent freethinker who performs best when given free range to explore issues. You enjoy taking initiative when it comes to the conceptualization and production of innovative ideas, and you’re able to keep an objective attitude towards your work. Your ideal jobs are careers that utilize your creativity and intellect, such as an engineer, designer, business analyst or scientist.

  • The Inventor is a logical, independent introvert with little care for social convention – and this carries over into their communication style. In fact, when they do communicate with others, the Inventor can be bit eccentric – but don’t let it scare you! Once you get the Inventor talking, don’t be surprised if they talk about the same thing for hours at a time – they’re just trying to share their interests with you.

    DoTalk about intellectual or creative topics to engage their interest

    Don’tCrowd them – be friendly but not too informal

  • The ever-practical Inventor is a truly independent and introverted to the core. These two traits paired with little care for social convention mean that the Inventor is not especially empathetic, emotional or interested in working through issues – they’d rather be tinkering away in their garage. When approaching conflict with the Inventor, work to avoid becoming emotional – this will only undermine your arguments. Also, accept that they may be a bit eccentric – don’t take offense!

    DoAppeal to their intellect – use logic.

    Don’tTry to force them to do things your way.


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