Recently I've had a course on Carrer and Personality Profiles by Dr. Luiz Hanns. In that course, I was presented with a different view of personalities based on your way of thinking about a business in general.
Dr. Luiz summarize those personalities as follow:
Entrepreneur by nature: those who are more likely to get into self-business based on a biological or more often, environmental condition.
Entrepreneur by needing: those who don't actually search for self-business their whole life, but instead saw a good opportunity to make a profitable business out of an idea.
There's yet another type that caught me the attention: the scientist. According to Dr. Hanns, this type is moved by a riddle, an idea per see. When they like their search field and what they do nothing can stop them and it's almost certain that they are going to be the best in their field.
I always considered myself a lover of basically everything related to the technology industry. After my technical course on mechatronics, I discovered a whole bunch of different areas that I could work with but still stick to the engineering field. That's why I choose to go to the Computer field of engineering. The feeling that the possibilities are endless was always what moved me in the first place. So based on Dr. Hans's talk, I definitely consider myself a scientist.
Hans also takes time to talk about 6 traits that are needed to get higher jobs positions, which I'll try to describe myself:
Engagement in experiment and get new knowledge: I think that this is the trait that is more vivid on me. I'm always open to trying new things and see what we can get from it.
Wish for independence: this is basically talking about being proactive. Every time that I see a problem that I got previously knowledge on it, I usually stand front it.
Interpersonal skill/emotional intelligence: this is the most tricky of the 6 to me. I usually know how to deal well with critics and opinions from outside, but at the inside, I'm constantly charging myself, and sometimes I can get frustrated with when I can't get the job done. This usually means that I put some effort into the wrong way.
Frustration: it's basically the same relation as stated above, I can adapt well to circumstances, but know that a whole project fails because of me always let me down.
Relation with error: every time that I have the spaces and resources necessary to explore and go deeper into a problem, I run for it. It's a waste of time not to try something just because of the fear of committing a mistake.
Planning: this is just the most important part of any project. If you don't have a plan, you'll not just be more error-prone (which again, can lead to unnecessary frustration) but also will have no counter answer for when things get of control.
That study was a good experience of realization. Know a little more of yourself is the key to getting better not just in the professional approach, as well in the personal approach.