Thursday, February 14, 2008

My Personal DNA

I have had this online test on the back burner for a while, so I do not remember which blogger(s) I have to thank for it. It is always fun to have a go to see how accurately they read one’s answers. I believe I am more imaginative than the test claimed, but otherwise it is quite close to how I see myself. Apparently I am a Benevolent Leader, which suits me fine as a teacher, don’t you think?

If you would like to explore your own on-line personal DNA and you have a good thirty minutes to spare, then do the test. Like the trusting person I am, I publicise the results here (Mouse over any part of the box to learn more about the traits that the colours represent.) :

You are a Leader

Your solid grounding in the practicalities of life, along with your self-assuredness and your willingness to appreciate new things make you a LEADER.

You're in touch with what is going on around you and adept at remaining down-to-earth and logical.

Although you're detail-oriented, this doesn't mean that you lose the big picture.

You tend to find beauty in form and efficiency, as opposed to finding it in broad-based, abstract concepts.

Never one to pass on an adventure, you're consistently seeking and finding new things, even in your immediate surroundings.

Because of this eagerness to pursue new experiences, you've learned a lot; your attention to detail means that you gain a great deal from your adventures.

The intellectual curiosity that drives you leads you to seek out causes of and reasons behind things.

Your confidence gives you the potential to take your general awareness and channel it into leadership.

You're not set on one way of doing things, and you often have the skills and persistence to find innovative ways of facing challenges.

You are well-attuned to your talents, and can deal with most problems that you face.

You're not afraid to let your emotions guide you, and you're generally considerate of others' feelings as well.

You do your own thing when it comes to clothing, guided more by practical concerns than by other people's notions of style.

Generally, you believe that you control your life, and that external forces only play a limited role in determining what happens to you.

You are Benevolent

You are a great person to interact with—understanding, giving, and trusting—in a word, BENEVOLENT

You don't mind being in social situations, as you feel comfortable enough with people to be yourself.

Your caring nature goes beyond a basic concern: you take the time to understand the nuances of people's situations before passing any sort of judgment.

You're a good listener, and even better at offering advice.

You're concerned with others at both an individual and societal level—you sympathize with the plights of troubled groups, and you can care about people you've never met.

Considering many different perspectives is something at which you excel, and you appreciate that quality in others.

Other people's feelings are important to you, and you're good at mediating disputes.

Because of your understanding and patience, you tend to bring out the best in people.


christina said...

Perfect! I did the test and found it to be pretty accurate.

And I'll do the book meme soon. I promise! :-)

Eric Valentine said...

Hi Swen, that looks interesting. I will come back when I have a little more time my friend. :)

swenglishexpat said...

Christina - as always with this kind of test, I think the questions are unclear sometimes. I would like to ask 'What do you mean exactly?'

Eric - yes, have a go, it's quite interesting to read a summary of who you are, for what it's worth!