I embrace and enjoy the role of being the engine for big, new, breakthrough ideas, the spark, getting them started. It’s easy for me to see the roadblocks or challenges that will prevent a plan from working. I embrace and enjoy the role of ensuring the organization is aligned with the company's Core Values. I embrace and enjoy the role of selling and closing big deals. I have little patience for putting operational policy, structure, and repeatability systems in place. l am a great leader. People tend to follow me. I sometimes find it difficult to translate my Vision into something that others understand. They don't seem to get it. I am really good at translating someone's Vision into something others can understand and get on board with—laying a solid foundation for execution. I am a great manager of people. I embrace and enjoy the role of effectively resolving cross-functional issues, making sure they are harmoniously integrated and orchestrated. I am comfortable being the creator of, and champion for, the overarching Vision of an organization or team. I embrace and enjoy the role of effectively integrating all the major functions of an organization or team. I embrace and enjoy the role of providing leadership, management, and accountability, even for those above me – I don’t mind “managing up.” I naturally think about the future of the industry, our product or our service, what's coming, and how we can best position the company to take advantage of it. I embrace and enjoy the role of solving the biggest problems faced by the company. l am great at choosing which options are the best priorities for any team. I am naturally analytical, skilled at deductive reasoning, and highly adept at implementing solutions. I struggle with follow-through. I lose interest in finishing new ideas. I don't have patience or interest for a lot of detail. I wish people would get to the point. I get bored and distracted very easily. I am naturally insightful, skilled at deductive reasoning, and highly innovative in thinking of ways to make ideas bigger and better. I think more naturally about the present (what needs to happen right now or this week) than I do about the future (ten years from now). I am good at (and get a rush out of) being provided with a company Vision, and then turning it into something real. I eventually have the "right" idea, and know it. It may come from having a large volume of different ideas or a small number that I feel strongly about. I embrace and enjoy the role of being the "entrepreneurial spark plug," providing passion and inspiration. I am good at defining meaningful rules and putting them in place—without slowing things down and while improving efficiency. My natural perspective is oriented toward things that are internal more than external. I think in terms of how to get the house in order/ship-shape. I embrace and enjoy the role of being responsible for a few large, key, strategic relationships (vendor, client, banking, industry). I embrace and enjoy the role of leading the way on learning and discovery that advances the organization. I embrace and enjoy the role of executing and delivering measurable results. I like seeing my scorecard. I am great at taking someone else’s ideas and effectively initializing plans to make them a reality. I embrace and enjoy the role of ensuring adherence to the organization's core processes and operating system. I am constantly generating new ideas. I never run out. I don't like being held accountable or being told what to do. I find it challenging to establish genuine accountability in my company. I am highly optimistic in my outlook. I embrace and enjoy the role of researching and developing new products and services. I love running the day-to-day of the business, and take great pride in "making sure the trains run on time" I like holding others accountable. I see the value in creating the infrastructure for accountability across the organization and am comfortable putting this in place. I embrace and enjoy the role of ensuring the communication is effectively flowing across the organization. My natural perspective is oriented toward things that are external more than internal. I like big-picture, futuristic, or “imagine if…” thinking. I have an affinity for tackling and creatively solving the biggest, most complex problems. I am adept at quickly identifying and articulating problems, bottlenecks, disconnects, roadblocks, and barriers.