I shine most brightly when…

I am on a mission collaborating with or building a team of diverse minds working toward shared goals and meaningful solutions with purpose…

I’m digging into a new technology…

I’ve found my flow state and the ideas and connections just keep on coming…

The pages of a book seem to turn themselves and I can’t put the book down…

Seeing that creative spark ignite in my sons…

Out on a trail for the first time or the hundredth time…

Remembering to breathe…

Labels

Myers-Briggs tells me I’m an ENTJ, though I might often be more of an INTJ.

Insights Discovery tells me I lead with red.

Barbara Sher would call me a scanner.

StrengthsFinder says my top five themes are Learner, Ideation, Futuristic, Relator and Strategic.

Project Evo revealed I’m an Oracle.

I’m also a VKA learner. I am most focused when interacting with information visually. I jump into the processing zone kinesthetically and use my imagination most related to auditory input.

Miscellaneous

I notice the little things. Typos and misaligned pixels jump out at me.

I am sometimes called upon to reverse engineer or fix things.

Former colleagues have thanked me for bringing order to chaos.

(This First Round Review article, “The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager,” inspired the creation of my own operating manual.)

If you’ve found this intriguing, please read on.

Musings