ENTERPRISING Occupational Personality Type

ENTERPRISING occupational personality types are goal-oriented and want to see results. They work with and through people, providing leadership and delegating responsibilities for organizational and/or financial gain. These people tend to function with a high degree of energy. They prefer business settings, and often want social events to have a purpose beyond socializing.



Characteristics: Persuasive, confident, demonstrate leadership, interest in power/status
Problem Solving: Attacks problems with leadership skills. Decision-Maker

SAMPLE OCCUPATIONS:

  • Sales Representative
  • Elected Public Official
  • Buyer
  • Realtor
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Travel Agent
  • Marketing Manager
  • Human Resources Director

SAMPLE ACADEMIC MAJORS:

  • Business Administration
  • Purchasing
  • Finance
  • Computer Info Systems
  • Political Science
  • Law

ENTERPRISING TYPES DESCRIBE THEMSELVES AS

  • Ambitious
  • Competitive
  • Status-conscious
  • Persuasive
  • Assertive
  • Adventurous
  • Risk-taker
  • Materialistic
  • Energetic
  • Popular
  • Witty
  • Sociable
  • Self-confident
  • Optimistic
  • Resilient

WHAT MOTIVATES ENTERPRISING PERSONALITY TYPES:

  • Persuading
  • Selling
  • Leading

WHAT ENTERPRISING TYPES VALUE

  • Influencing others
  • Status
  • Leadership positions
  • Power/authority
  • Material possessions
  • Financial remuneration
  • Making a profit
  • Excitement
  • Risk taking

ENTERPRISING TYPES ENJOY SPENDING THEIR WORK TIME:

  • Selling/purchasing
  • Convincing others
  • Debating ideas
  • Managing people/projects
  • Leading groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Giving speeches/presentations
  • Political maneuvering
  • Discussing business

ENTERPRISING TYPES ARE PRODUCTIVE IN WORK ENVIRONMENTS THAT ARE OR HAVE:

  • Business-oriented
  • Influential
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Competitive
  • Profit-making
  • Fast-paced

BEST SKILLS OF THE ENTERPRISING TYPE:

  • Business savvy
  • Persuading/selling
  • Social interaction
  • Leading
  • Accomplishing organizational goals

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