I THINK I AM, THEREFORE, I AM. I THINK
— George Carlin

Getting to Know the Type Five

  • Basic Fear is that of being useless or incompetent

  • Basic Desire is to feel helpful and knowledgable

  • Basic Strengths are thinking through complex problems, observing, remaining calm in crisis

  • Blind Spots are difficulty relating to emotions of others, being condescending and detaching themselves

  • Motivated discovering new things in the world, alone time, learning a new skill

  • Drained by large groups of unfamiliar people, emotional situations, having to meet other people’s needs and lack of peace

  • Best Jobs: engineer, computer programmer, scientist, mathematician, author, technician, scholar