At Target we were able to participate in many different personality indicators/assessments.  I thought I'd share those here in an effort to appeal to those of you who like data.  If you are nervous about data, feel free to call my parents. They'll tell you the same things these assessments did about me, my personality and my strengths/opportunities (for a lot less $ too:) ).

Career Code = The Connector,  Social/Enterprising

"You are outgoing, upbeat and interested in others. You dont spend much time in one place and people look to you for connections. You are thrilled when others seek your help. Trust, generosity and reliability motivate you."


Herman Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) = ADBC:  Facts, Futures, Form, Feelings

In order of preference, how I interact with the world...

  1. Problem Solver, Analyzer, Logical
  2. Conceptualizer, Synthesizer, Holistic
  3. Planner, Organizational, Controlled
  4. Talker, Interpersonal, Spiritual

Under pressure these preferences shift to ...

  1. New possibilities, Inventing, Big Picture
  2. Organizing, Planning, Practical
  3. Interpersonal, Anticipating, Analyzing

Myers & Briggs  = ENTJ, Extrovert, Intuition, Thinking, Judging

"Frank, decisive, assume leadership readily. Quickly see illogical and inefficient procedures and policies, develop and implement comprehensive systems to solve organizational problems. Enjoy long-term planning and goal setting. Usually well informed, well read, enjoy expanding their knowledge and passing it on to others. Forceful in presenting their ideas."

Strengths Finder 2.0 = Activator, Connectedness, Input, Positivity, Responsibility

"You make a decision, you take action, you look at the result and you learn.  This learning informs your next action and your next. You must put yourself out there.  You know you will be judged not by what you say, not by what you think, but by what you get done. This pleases you."

"You are a bridge builder for people of different cultures. Things happen for a reason. You are consistent, caring and accepting."

"You are inquisitive. The world is exciting precisely because of its infinite variety and complexity. If you like to travel, it is because each new location offers novel artifacts and facts."

"You celebrate every achievement. Some cynics may reject your energy, but you are rarely dragged down. Somehow you can't quite escape your conviction the tis is good to be alive."

" will feel emotionally bound to follow it through to completion. You will not quite be able to live with yourself until you have made restitution. ...utterly dependable.  Your willingness to volunteer may sometimes lead you to take on more than you should."