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Are you an INTELLECTUAL or instinctive leader?

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Have you ever noticed some people seek knowledge relevant and useful to their current situation, while others seek to expand their understanding and knowledge in all endeavors?

What is the INTELLECTUAL Driving Force?

People with Intellectual as their primary Driving Force are driven by opportunities to learn, acquire knowledge and the discovery of truth. They make up 16% of the population.

These individuals are energized by things like:

  • Increasing knowledge
  • Learning continuously
  • Objectively analyzing ideas

And stressed out by things like:

  • Rushing through learning
  • Restricting knowledge
  • Approaching ideas subjectively

Some Words that Work for these individuals are:

  • Identify
  • Discover
  • Learn

And, some Words that Don’t Work for these individuals are:

  • Guess
  • Relevant
  • Intuitive

Is this you? Who do you have on your team who is driven this way? Do you have a clear understanding and appreciation of team members like this? Are these characteristics present or missing from your team? Do they or would they benefit the team? Are you as the leader doing things that energize or create unnecessary friction for these members of your team?

You can learn more about all 12 Driving Forces by downloading our free guide here.

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