Social type
Authoritative
Work type
Creative
Key trait
Drive

Visionary

  • If the phrase ‘in it to win it’ were made into a motivational poster, we’re fairly certain it would feature your image. Like David Ogilvy or Don Draper tackling an award-winning ad campaign, You’re creative, project-oriented, assertive and driven. Whether You’re climbing the corporate ladder or Mount Kilimanjaro, you will push yourself to succeed at all costs – even to the brink of exhaustion. don’t forget to take a break once in a while – we don’t want to find you burned out, ten years from now, making macramé at a hippy commune in Tahiti (but if you do, please make us a potholder!)

      Famous Celebrities

    • Steve Jobs
    • Oscar Wilde
    • Walt Disney
    • Che Guevara
    • Oliver Stone
  • 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 assertive and individualistic being, and you’ll settle for nothing less than the best – both from yourself and the people around you, which may be difficult for others to handle. Your constant need for intellectual stimulation and dislike for routine and mundane tasks may affect your work performance. Because you’re so assertive and driven, you tend to forget to stop and give yourself a break – which may lead to burnout in the long run.

  • As a Visionary, you detest routine and mundane tasks and will become quite unhappy in any position that doesn’t utilize your natural talents. Because of this, you’ll want to choose a position that offers a lot of variety from day-to-day – in fact, you’ll do best in project-oriented work. You’re best-suited for careers that involve personal growth, creative thinking and artistic expression. You flourish in an environment that’s both challenging and innovative, therefore you’ll want to avoid rigid, structured environments. You’re well-suited for a wide variety ideal jobs, including consultant, entrepreneur, project manager, artist or creative director.

  • Outspoken and assertive, the Visionary is a highly cerebral intellectual, which may intimidate some personality types. Be prepared to be assertive in giving your input, otherwise you might not get a word in! If you’re naturally submissive in communication style, you may want to make a bulleted list of points you need to make prior to approaching the Visionary – facts only!

    DoBe flexible and willing to discuss multiple topics

    Don'tBe offended if they tell you to go away and let them get on with their work – they are driven and may tend to hyperfocus!

  • The Visionary is an assertive and individualistic being, and they’ll settle for nothing less than the best – both from themselves and the people around them. Outspoken and assertive, the Visionary is a cerebral intellectual, making them slightly intimidating for some personality types to approach conflict with. If you find yourself up against the Visionary, you’ll want to use arguments that appeal to their work ethic and imagination – ask them to try to see things from a different perspective and explain how it will increase productivity.

    DoAccept that they have a unique way of doing things.

    Don'tTry to slow them down or force them to stick to a timetable.


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