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You're a Eagle!

Motto: I'll be in charge

3 percent of the UK population are Eagles.
Eagles are symbols of power, leadership and strength, often soaring high to generate new ideas and new ways to do things. Others are often willing to follow due to their good ideas and their determination to make them happen.
Eagle strengths

Eagles are natural entrepreneurs, using their imaginative and creative problem-solving skills to take charge of situations and people easily. They enjoy action and variety and are often the ones with the big ideas who suggest better ways of doing things.

As children

High-energy Eagles are natural leaders. Always on the go, they are usually ingenious and creative entrepreneurs. Eagles like to work with facts and focus on getting a task done.
They take great pride in their honesty and reliability, and in return prefer honest feedback to false compliments. Eagles sometimes need to be reminded that this approach isn't for everyone, often needing help to learn more about tact and other people's feelings.

As young people

Eagles are confident and often more mature than other people their age which can be seen by some as big-headed, but it isn't: it's being able to stick up for what they believe in. They can become rebellious and restless when bored and need a channel for their energy and go-for-it, problem-solving attitude.

As a boyfriend/girlfriend

They can be great fun to be with, though exhausting due to their drive and determination to lead and achieve things.

As a boss

Energetic, visionary, direct and organised. Task-focused. Can be risk-takers.
Strategic and challenging with a desire to stretch themselves and their teams. Tend to like and offer independence to their team members but will expect results in return. Most likely animal to lead from the front.

Tips for Eagles

Take charge of the things you do best but do include ideas from others, especially when working in groups.

Famous Eagles
George Clooney
George Clooney
Richard Branson
Richard Branson
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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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