You are a Respectful Inventor. personalDNA about you You are an Inventor Your imagination, self-reliance, openness to new things, and appreciation for utility combine to make you an INVENTOR. You have the confidence to make your visions into reality, and you are willing to consider many alternatives to get that done. The full spectrum of possibilities in the world intrigues you—you’re not limited by pre-conceived notions of how things should be. Problem-solving is a specialty of yours, owing to your persistence, curiosity, and understanding of how things work. Your vision allows you to identify what’s missing from a given situation, and your creativity allows you to fill in the gaps. Your awareness of how things function gives you the ability to come up with new uses for common objects. It is more interesting for you to pursue excitement than it is to get caught up in a routine. Although understanding details is not difficult for you, you specialize in seeing the bigger picture and don’t get caught up in specifics. You tend to more proactive than reactive—you don’t just wait for things to come to you. You have a strong sense of style and value your personal presentation – friends may even seek your style advice from time to time. Generally, you believe that you control your life, and that external forces only play a limited role in determining what happens to you. If you want to be different: Try applying your creativity to more artistic arenas, and letting your imagination take less practical forms. how you relate to others You are Respectful Your reserved nature, understanding of the world, and faith in others make you RESPECTFUL. You trust those around you to do the right thing, so you tend not to get involved in other people’s affairs. You have fewer friendships than some, but the relationships you do have are very meaningful and important to you. Your careful and practical observation of your environment has led you to understand that others’ situations can be very complex. Because of this, you are slow to pass judgments on others, even if sometimes you can’t see what it is about certain things that upsets them. You tend to enjoy the world through ideas and reflection, which allows you to get a lot out of the time you spend alone. Your friends would describe you as laid-back and easy-going. As someone who is calm and centered, you aren’t likely to rush into things—this patience allows you to see many different perspectives and options. If you want to be different: Try letting your insight into the world and trust of others allow you to understand the feelings of those around you. While you know how much can be learned from observing your world, remember that much of life can be lived by experiencing it, not just understanding it. Your Personal DNA Maps Here are personalDNA maps that uniquely represent your personality. Mouse over any part of the box or strip to learn more about the traits that the colors represent.