People strong in the Intellection theme are characterized by their intellectual activity. They are introspective and appreciate intellectual discussions.
- Needs on a team: To Think
- As a Leader: Are introspective
- In Conflict: Encourage discussions
- Partner with: Activator to initiate; connect with other intellections to share your ideas and learning.
- In academics: – loves to think – enjoys classes where their thinking is stimulated – intellectual, analytical courses may appeal – enjoy writing papers, reading a lot – philosophy, theology, literature may appeal – may not always respond right away because they need time to reflect – may go away from the advising session to think, then come back with questions or new ideas.
The genius of your Intellection talents stems from the quality of your thinking. You think about ideas, concepts, and principles in great depth. It is as if you hold discussions in your mind about ideas, concepts, observations and new learnings. is results in deep learning, deep understanding, and deep appreciation for the best knowledge. Out of this deep processing, you often come to new insights and understandings. But the greatest aspect of the genius of your intellection is the wisdom that you gain from your in-depth thinking and internal discussions. You can think by yourself for hours, but never doubt what results: wisdom, clarity and a rm foundation for action planning and decision making.
- At your best (Balcony): excellent thinker, enjoys musing, capable of deep and philosophical thought, able to work alone
- At your worse (Basement): a loner, slow to act or wastes time thinking too much, isolated, doesn’t work well with others
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