Implementer, Innovator, Inventor or Visionary?

Do you know if you are an implementer, innovator, inventor or visionary?  Many of us go through our careers not fully realizing our potential because we have not successfully identified our strengths. We have been too focused on being what we believed everybody else expected us to be?  Does this sound like you? Let’s look at where your strengths lie and stop being one of the crowd.







An implementer is

• a specialist in cause and effect
• someone who is integral to the team’s success
• one who executes processes

An innovator is

• someone who takes the ordinary and make it extraordinary
• a person who improves processes and work on efficiency
• a builder and developer of teams, products and services

An inventor is

• someone who can take an idea and make it a reality
• passionate and driven to make a difference
• a risk taker

A visionary is

• a lateral thinker
• creative and a big picture person
• able to project outcomes based on ideas and concepts

Don’t fit in any one category? You are not alone. Each of us usually is a mix of 1,2,3 or all of the categories. The key to your success is to understand where your strengths lie and tap into roles that make the most of what you have to offer. Other skills in other areas can complement your dominant strengths.

Get the mix right and you will be invincible!

Tap into these resources to inspire yourself and give your career a kick start

Moving the Needle: Get Clear, Get Free, and Get Going in Your Career, Business, and Life! by Joe Sweeney

Moving the Needle provides both the “kick in the pants” and the game plan many of us need to break out of the rut and get moving to achieve our goals. This highly practical guide outlines a change process that can be applied to professional or personal goals, giving readers a concrete plan for making big things happen.

Now What? Revised Edition: 90 Days to a New Life Direction by Laura Berman Fortgang

In Now What? pioneering life coach Laura Berman Fortgang shares the process that she has used to help hundreds of clients make major changes in their lives. Whether it’s moving on from a dead-end job, discovering an entirely new creative outlet, or answering the age-old question “What am I meant to do with my life?” this book provides a clear and practical ninety-day program that can help you make major changes in your life.

Interested to learn more …

How to find and do work you love by Scott Dinsmore

Scott Dinsmore’s mission is to change the world by helping people find what excites them and build a career around the work only they are capable of doing. He is a career change strategist whose demoralizing experience at a Fortune 500 job launched his quest to understand why 80% of adults hate the work they do, and more importantly, to identify what the other 20% were doing differently.

CAREER: Find Your True Gift! by Tony Robbins

Uncover what truly drives you.
Recognize your inherent strengths.
Develop a greater understanding of others.

Discover if you are an implementer, innovator, inventor, visionary or a mix of some or all.

Originally posted 2015-06-14 11:06:58.

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