The human personality is primarily based on the three major emotion systems “Balance”, “Stimulant” and “Dominance”. All forces exist in everyone – but with a varying degree of prominence.
Harmoniser, Open-Minded, Hedonist, Adventurer, Performer, Disciplined, Traditionalist.
Your Limbic Insights™ Personality Profile
Adventurer – Challenge Based
Driven by both stimulant and dominance emotional systems
Brain & Behaviour
Since dopamine and testosterone collaborate in the brain of the Adventurer, this type often acts like an experience-driven warrior. Thus, their left hemisphere is more activated. Pleasure is complemented with a combative note. As an adventure-oriented born fighter, they want to assert themselves. Hindering conventions are ignored without exception.
Goals and drivers
The adventurer is driven by a challenge and achievement. They are motivated to outperform others and enjoy competing against targets, others and their own.
Their main driver is to succeed and win.
Barriers and dislikes
The adventurer will not respond well to highly structured and organised environment as it constrains their natural drive for adventure and creativity.
They will be demotivated when they cannot see progress quickly or if a task will take too long to complete.
- Will generate ideas.
- Will challenge others to achieve.
- Less organised than others unless they can see a benefit to the structure.
- Not as focussed on the minute details.
The adventurer works well both independently and with others.
They will challenge their team to perform and is a great motivator for team performance.
However they are not as strong as coaches as they are less open to empathy and patience.
Reactions to change
The adventurer enjoys change and will be a strong advocate of change. They enjoy variance in life and hence will embrace change.
They will be the advocates and lead others into new situations.