Are you a Visionary or an Integrator?

Rate the following statements on a scale of 1-5, where 5 means highly descriptive of how you see you. And remember, be super honest with yourself. (Assessment will only take 8-10 minutes)


1I am adept at quickly identifying and articulating problems, bottlenecks, disconnects, roadblocks and barriers.
1I have an affinity for tackling and creatively solving the biggest, most complex problems.
2I am great at taking ideas and effectively initializing plans to make them a reality.
2I am constantly generating new ideas. I never run out.
3I am a great leader. People tend to follow me.
3I am a great manager of people.
4I am highly optimistic in my outlook.
4I get accused of being a pessimist and “hole poker.”
5My natural perspective is oriented toward things that are external to the company, big picture or futuristic thinking.
5My natural perspective is oriented toward things that are internal to the company. Getting the house in order/ship-shape
6I am good at (and get a rush out of) being provided with a company Vision, and then turning it into something real.
6I am the creator of, and champion for, the company Vision.
7I am really good at translating someone’s Vision into something others can understand and get on board with—laying a solid foundation for execution.
7I sometimes find it difficult to translate my Vision into something that others understand. They don’t seem to get it.
8I am great at choosing which options are the best priorities for the organization.
8I 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.
9I have zero patience for putting operational policy, structure, and repeatability systems in place.
9I recognize the need for operational policy, structures, and repeatability to make the Vision a reality. I am able to define meaningful rules and put them in place – without slowing things down and while improving efficiency.
10I 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.
10I naturally think about the present, what needs to happen now, and how to keep everything on track for the future vision.
11I am naturally analytical, skilled at deductive reasoning, and highly adept at implementing solutions.
11I am naturally insightful, skilled at deductive reasoning, and highly innovative in thinking of ways to make ideas bigger and better.
12I don’t like being held accountable, or being told what to do. I find it challenging to establish genuine accountability in my company.
12I am comfortable being held accountable, and holding others accountable. I see the value in creating the infrastructure for accountability across the organization, and am comfortable putting this in place.
13I embrace and enjoy the role of being the engine for big, new, breakthrough ideas, the spark, getting them started.
13I embrace and enjoy the role of executing and delivering P&L results.
14I embrace and enjoy the role of solving the biggest problems faced by the company.
14I embrace and enjoy the role of providing leadership, management, and accountability for the company’s Leadership Team.
15I embrace and enjoy the role of effectively integrating all the major functions of the organization.
15I embrace and enjoy the role of being responsible for a few large, key, strategic relationships (vendor, client, banking, industry).
16I embrace and enjoy the role of effectively resolving cross- functional issues, making sure they are harmoniously integrated and orchestrated.
16I embrace and enjoy the role of selling and closing big deals.
17I embrace and enjoy the role of ensuring adherence to the organizations core processes and operating system.
17I 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.
18I embrace and enjoy the role of being the “entrepreneurial spark plug” providing passion and inspiration.
18I embrace and enjoy the role of ensuring the organization is aligned with the company’s Core Values.
19I embrace and enjoy the role of researching and developing new products and services.
19I love running the day-to-day of the business, and take great pride in “making sure the trains run on-time.”
20I embrace and enjoy the role of ensuring the communication is effectively flowing across the organization.
20I embrace and enjoy the role of leading the way on learning and discovery that advances the organization.