Green

Green/Director (Testosterone) — Fueled by the hormone testosterone, Directors are inventive, independent, and assertive. Their personalities are characterized by competitiveness, decisiveness and rational analysis. Directors set goals and achieve them, and are not afraid to go their own way. Women, as well as men, can be dominated by testosterone; according to Fisher's research; according to Fischer's research, 9.7% of females are Directors (compared to 24.8 percent of men).

I thrive when...

I like logical, well thought out, challenging and abstract tasks. I am a visionary and need to see the big picture.

I like brainstorming and bringing about change based on knowledge, information and logic. I am creative and bring well thought out ideas to the team. I help the team develop and understand a strategic approach to accomplishing the task. Competence is of the key importance to me.

I love to analyze and solve problems. I am a conceptual, global and abstract thinker. I push the team toward excellence and perfection.

Innovative and logical
Seek to understand the world
Need to be competent
Require intellectual freedom
Question authority
Push themselves to improve
Seek perfection in play
May become intellectually isolated
Are slow to make decisions
Value concise communication
Look for intellectual stimulation
Enjoy intriguing discussions
Are sometimes oblivious to emotions
Are detached
Believe work is play
Are drawn to technical occupations
Analyze and rearrange systems
Focus on the future
Bring innovation to society

Strengths

Logically driven

Independent thinker

Focused

Efficient

Analytical

Excellent problem solvers

Leadership Style: calm, logical, intellectual

Strengths as a leader:
Pride in technical decisions
Does not base decision on emotion
Considers all possible solutions

Expectations as a leader:
Analytical approach
Encourages change/improvements
Follow-through on tasks

Misconceptions

Intellectual snob

Heartless

Critical

Unrealistic

Unappreciative

“I help the team “get it right.”

I am conceptual.
I have an investigative mind, intrigued by questions.
I am an independent thinker, a natural nonconformist, and live life by my own standards.
I like to do things that require vision, problem solving, strategy, ingenuity, design and change.
Once I have perfected an idea, I prefer to move on to a new challenge.
I have value knowledge, intelligence, insight and justice.
I enjoy relationships with shared interests.
I prefer to let my head rule my heart.
I am cool, calm and collected.
I do not express my emotions easily.

What other need to know about you...

What do others need to know about working with you?
As a Green, don’t second guess me or undermine me. I’m always right.

How do you like to be approached/engaged?
As a Green, I do not like to be disturbed when I’m working. Please set a meeting with me and present me with the facts and a plan of action.

How do others work best?
I know that my teammate is a Green works best solo.

How will this help me engage/collaborate with my coworkers?
I know that my teammate is a Green and can always come up with a well thought out solution if there is a problem.