The run up to Christmas can be a whirlwind of activity – presents, parties, travel plans, revision for exams. After Christmas Day itself though, as the New Year approaches, our minds often turn to what we’d like to do differently in the year ahead. So often these resolutions can be about “fixing” something we’re not happy with: our fitness, terrible French, suboptimal study habits, excessive Netflix viewing….
This year why not think about building on the positive, instead of focusing on what’s not right. Leading management thinkers are now arguing that our greatest potential for development lies in enhancing our strengths, rather than following the traditional management approach of tackling our weaknesses.
The Buzz “animal” quiz is a quick and fun way to better understand your strengths and how these can relate to your career choices.
The quiz is free and takes just 5 minutes: https://icould.com/buzz-quiz/
It draws on the work of Carl Jung, Isabel Briggs Myers and Katharine Briggs to provide you with a framework for understanding your natural behavioural preferences. As Buzz creator David Hodgson says “Just as we use a preferred hand to write with or throw a ball, we have preferred ways of behaving using our personality. Some people prefer to be quiet and others chatty, both are equally good but different.”
You select your preferences in four areas to be connected to an animal type, which relates to one of 16 different personality types.
Find out how common or rare you are in the population, which famous people share your type, and the kind of sectors people with your type naturally gravitate towards.
Teddy bear or barn owl? Take the quiz now: https://icould.com/buzz-quiz/
P.S. All types can be successful in all careers – so don’t rule out any career you are interested in based on your findings.