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You're a Dolphin!

Motto: I need to feel loved

4 percent of the UK population are Dolphins.
Many people say the Dolphin is their favourite animal. They are intelligent, warm, have great vision and charisma. Dolphins move fast to fit everything in, often enjoying busy and complicated social lives.
Dolphin strengths

Friendly, cheerful Dolphins have bundles of energy. They are usually very popular and love a good party and spending time with family and friends.

Dolphins are natural performers and are always looking to try out new things. They are enthusiastic and love variety and action.

They are often imaginative and creative problem solvers, who focus on getting the job done. Emotionally, Dolphins are very warm. They are usually the ones deep in discussion, talking about their opinions, values and views, especially about people.

As children

At school Dolphins work best when they feel liked by their teachers and tend to enjoy going to school to make friends. They love a cuddle and wear their hearts on their sleeves, often putting others' feelings and needs ahead of their own.

As young people

Dolphins tend to get along well with others. People like their warmth, enthusiasm and compassion

As a boyfriend/girlfriend

They're usually friendly, caring and loving. They work hard at making their relationships strong, deep and meaningful.

As a boss

Visionary, personal, democratic, value/seek harmony, organised. Sometimes their desire to please people and follow the rules can cause personal stress.

Tips for Dolphins

Take some time out for yourself. Don't spend all of your time solving other people's problems.

Famous Dolphins
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez
Will Smith
Will Smith
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Personality-type theory has roots in the work of Carl Jung. It was further developed as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator©.

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and MBTI are registered trademarks. It has been researched and applied across many areas including conflict resolution, business (team building and leadership), course/careers choice and communication. The breadth and depth of this work make personality type a very useful approach for young people and their advisers.

The Buzz quiz was developed by icould partner David Hodgson to help teenagers make more informed course and career decisions, boost self-awareness and help us better understand each other.

See our interview with Buzz Quiz creator David Hodgson to find out more about personality and careers.

The book The Buzz explains the ideas further and applies these to the lives and choices facing young people.

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