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The Creative Genius is an inventive and innovative thinker who loves finding pioneering solutions to intellectual concepts. Very curious and clever by nature, they want to know about everything they encounter. They love to learn and understand academic theories. With this genius mindset they are outgoing and love stimulating intelligent conversation. Often, they are intellectually competitive with others, and with their intelligence and ability to understand situations quickly can be very witty.

At work they are very much an ideas person who likes to think of innovative solutions to complex challenges. They like to work in an entrepreneurial manner where they have the freedom to think up new pioneering methods and ideas. As they like to understand and know everything, they are quite often the expert on specific subjects.

In teams they are flexible and want to find the best way to do things. Using their intelligence and free thinking they will come up with new ideas of how to improve processes. With this inspiration they can be very positive and energetic as they look to implement their ideas. They need a free environment though, so they can think outside the box and not be restricted.

They love listening to other team members perspectives and with their intellect are great at including other’s great ideas to show a unified and improved concept. They are always more focused on the concept though and will leave the details to others.

As leaders they enjoy working with other intellects. People that will spark, stimulate and encourage new and inventive ways of moving forward. They also like their team members to have their own independence and encourage ideas to come from everyone. With their logical thinking though, everything is thought about and analysed before implementation.

As they enjoy knowledge they can quite often be focused on data and information to help them find trends and patterns. Their strength lies in strategy rather than diplomacy, and they often use their intellect and knowledge of data to influence others.

Common Traits:

  • Intellectual
  • Expertise
  • Innovative
  • Creative
  • Charming

Most suited career for the Creative Genius is a Marketing Manager.

Other good career matches and industries are:

  • Lawyer
  • Executive
  • Entrepreneur
  • Management Consultant
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Architect
  • Creative Director
  • Engineer

At Nova we know that every person is different. Our recruitment team get to know you and what you want from your career, so we can find you your perfect job. Get in touch to find out how we can help your career.

This blog is based on Myers Briggs Type Indicator theory.


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