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You're a Falcon!

Motto: Everything's negotiable

Three percent of the UK population are Falcons.

Falcons are the fastest animals in the world, flying up to 120 miles per hour. They move quickly from idea to idea and task to task. Falcons migrate and often like to try out new experiences. When they speak, Falcons are loud!
Falcon strengths

Falcons are imaginative and spontaneous problem-solvers who love learning new skills. Alert, outspoken and always interesting company, they find it very easy to communicate, making them natural negotiators. Falcons are accident-prone risk-takers. They enjoy variety and action and tend to leave things until the last minute.

  • Imaginative and creative. Strive to be different with a unique sense of style
  • Enjoy pushing boundaries and negotiating changes in the rules
  • Easily get bored and like to move on to new things
  • Adventurous, direct and assertive – tend to ask ‘Why?’
  • Often popular but can be a threat to some teachers or adults who don't always appreciate their original thinking!
  • Try hard to impress
  • Usually witty and clever company
As a leader

Energetic, visionary, direct and flexible. Generally keen to share their thoughts. Create a fast-paced and fun environment and like people who act instinctively. Tend to offer freedom and independence to their team members.

Tips for Falcons

Don't judge yourself too harshly; you can be your own worst critic.

Falcons at work and school

Falcons like roles which value originality.

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Find out more about the Buzz Quiz

The Buzz Quiz was developed by David Hodgson to help young people make more informed course and career decisions, boost self-awareness, and better understand others. The Buzz Quiz is owned by LaunchYourCareer.

Find out more about personality and careers in our interview with Buzz Quiz creator David Hodgson.

Explore these ideas in more detail and see how they apply to young people's lives and choices with David's book The Buzz.

Personality-type theory has roots in the work of Carl Jung, the founder of analytic psychology. It was later developed by Isabel Briggs Myers, as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator©, and David Keirsey's Temperament Sorter. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and MBTI are registered trademarks.

The theory has been researched and applied across many areas including conflict resolution, team-building, leadership, career choices and communication.

Our animal type describes our preferred behaviour. We can all learn to adapt and change our behaviour to suit the circumstances and challenges we face.