July 20th, 2002

nanowrimo 2010

My job satisfaction profile

According to the dreaded and terrible myers-briggs test:
As an INTP, career satisfaction means doing work that:

  1. Gives me opportunities to constantly increase my own personal competence and power and lets me meet and interact with other powerful and successful people

  2. Lets me develop, analyze, and critique new ideas

  3. Lets me interact with a small group of highly regarded friends and associates, all of whom I respect

  4. Is done in a flexible, nonstructured environment, without useless rules, excessive limitations, or unnecessary meetings

  5. Lets me set and maintain my own high standards for my work and determine how my performance will be evaluated and compensated

  6. Is challenging and deals with complex problems, where I am able to try unconventional approaches, and take risks to find the best solution

  7. Lets me work independently with plenty of quiet, private time to concentrate and complete my thinking process

  8. Lets me develop ingenious ideas and plans and lets me delegate the simple implementation and follow-through to an efficient support staff


  9. Does not require me to spend time directly organizing other people or supervising or mediating interpersonal differences.

  10. Lets me focus my attention and energy on a creative, theoretical, and logical process, rather than on an end product


Well, that would be a dream job now wouldn't it?
nanowrimo 2010

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At AlphaPointe I took lotsa tests & stuff. Y'know, important stuff. The results of the personality inventory produced some of the following information that simply begs the question --

Poll #47930 Is this Karl?

Please check all boxes representing Karl's "Strengths" -- Be cruel!

Able to analyze problems with great in-sight
0(0.0%)
Architects of creative ideas and systems
0(0.0%)
Enjoy situations where they have opportunity to learn and master new skills and knowledge
0(0.0%)
Able to work alone and concentrate well
0(0.0%)
Good at long-range thinking
0(0.0%)
Duh, I dunno.
3(60.0%)

Please check all boxes resembling Karl's "Weaknesses" -- be savage . . .how often do ya get the chance?

May be unrealistic about application of ideas ideas may be too complex for others to understand
0(0.0%)
May lose interest and not apply selves to follow through
0(0.0%)
Have little tolerance for redundancy or detailed work
0(0.0%)
May be insensitive to feelings of others, critical, and demanding
0(0.0%)
Duh, I dunno.
3(60.0%)

Check boxes you can see Karl practicing

Computer software designer
0(0.0%)
Computer programmer
0(0.0%)
Research and development specialist
0(0.0%)
Systems analyst/data base manager
0(0.0%)
Strategic planner
1(20.0%)
New market or product conceptualizer
0(0.0%)
Neurologist
1(20.0%)
Physicist
0(0.0%)
Plastic surgeon
0(0.0%)
Pharmacist
0(0.0%)
Scientist: chemistry/biology
0(0.0%)
Lawyer
0(0.0%)
Economist
0(0.0%)
Psychologist/psychoanalyst
0(0.0%)
Financial analyst
0(0.0%)

How about these?

Architect
0(0.0%)
Investigator
0(0.0%)
Archaeologist
0(0.0%)
Mathemetician
0(0.0%)
Historian
0(0.0%)
Philosopher
1(25.0%)
College teacher of advanced students
0(0.0%)
Researcher
0(0.0%)
Logician
0(0.0%)
College Faculty Administrator
0(0.0%)
Photographer
0(0.0%)
Creative Writer
0(0.0%)
Artist
0(0.0%)
Inventor
0(0.0%)
Agent
0(0.0%)
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