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You have a Balanced MindSet
Few people have such a balanced, overall profile.
A Rare and Fine Balance
Your style score is rare (just over one in one thousand). Few people have such a balanced, overall profile. You are able to select from any of the primary styles the ones that best suit you in preparing for a task or a project. If you want to achieve on a high level, which you do most of the time, you can consistently be in the top 10% by selecting the styles that match the thoughts or actions to be taken.
Yes, you're capable of succeeding on a high level. Sometimes, you have to persevere until you finish the task or complete the assignments. However, because you're not afraid of hard work, you'll accomplish it successfully and not complain unless it's been an unfair task.
You are well organized and rarely late for an appointment or a deadline. In fact, you are prepared to complete each task on schedule or ahead of time. You do what has to be done in efficient ways. You take pride in your work and accomplish it successfully unless you're placed in a extremely chaotic situation that is out of your control. Even then, you seem to remain calm and consistently successful.
You're not a risk taker who presents far-out thoughts and defends them. You're creative enough to solve problems with some ingenuity, but not overly creative so that your foundations of thought aren't grounded in facts and acceptable assumptions. You're well prepared and have a plan with strategies and tactics to follow. Then, you do what it takes to successfully accomplish well-balanced work that always meets or exceeds the goals of the assignment or task.
How You Learn
Traditional learning methods (lectures, reading, videos and study groups) come easily for you, particularly if an instructor is logical and clear in his presentations and assignments. If instructors give a lecture or an assignment that is fuzzy, you can become anxious and will need to ask for clarity in a non-threatening way. Another reason that traditional learning is easy for you is that your balanced styles allow you to approach any learning situation in many different ways: analytic or synthetic, idealistic or pragmatic, auditory, visual or kinesthetic, using categorical or associative memory techniques, and approaching the learning in a detailed and/or holistic manner.
You are an excellent listener and reader who logically categorizes everything, easily memorizes things, zeroes in on the details and builds both creative and rational conclusions. Then, you're thorough enough to check everything over in many different ways so that you can present your best work. After a while, your instructors and fellow participants realize that you're dependable and capable. That's why other participants ask you for help on an assignment or want you in their study group.
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Your Career Style
You as a career seeker
You are among the very few people who have such a balanced profile as you do. You are able to select from any of the primary styles the ones that best suit you for any given task or pursuit. Because of your unique flexibility, you're capable of succeeding on a high level quite consistently. As a natural leader who can easily take charge when needed, you are a well-balanced combination of aware thought and realistic action. You're creative enough to solve problems with some ingenuity, but able to apply logical reasoning when appropriate. Personally and professionally people love relating to you, as you're capable of leading and motivating them to be successful. Careers that involve working with people, such as sales manager, realtor, or public relations agent might suit you. Additionally, job titles such as businessman, entrepreneur, or attorney would suit your drive for growth and accomplishment. Ultimately, you seek a rewarding career that satisfies both your creative drive and your ability to lead and inspire others.
Your communication style in the workplace
You communicate easily with individuals and small to medium-sized groups. In team meetings, you thrive on exchanging ideas with your colleagues. Your thinking process is a combination of intuition, logical analysis, and concrete pragmatism. Another contrast that you live with is that you're both a thinking idealist and an action-oriented realist. You can communicate your ideas in concrete terms when called for, but you can also reinforce your concepts with abstract analogies or metaphors when appropriate. Your creative abilities combined with applied logical thinking will often help you find solutions that others might not think of. When the need calls for it, you can be very effective in making decisions or reaching the bottom line.
Your strengths in the workplace
As a person who can think in patterns and understand how things relate to each other, you are able to bring a sense of vision and innovation to the workplace. You can also apply your analytic thinking processes when looking for more practical paths to follow. You tend to be patient and understanding of others, as well as insightful and perceptive of their needs and motivations. These qualities also serve you well in avoiding or resolving conflicts in the workplace. You are admired for your confident style and your desire to be the best, and typically you are respected by your colleagues as a well-organized strategic planner and a decisive, yet charismatic leader.
What to be careful of in the workplace
Try not to take things personally if someone criticizes an idea you've come up with. They probably haven't looked at it from all the perspectives and insightfulness that you have. Occasionally, you delay making decisions as you might want to consider the relative merits of several options before deciding. You don't always come up with the most logical solution to a problem, as you can be enticed by a more creative option. For the sake of efficiency, strive for the most logical or practical solution and save your creativity for a less time-critical situation.