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You're a Tiger!

Motto: I'll work it out in my own time

6 percent of the UK population are Tigers.
Tigers are rare, determined and strong. They are the largest cat and can be confident and assertive explorers, who enjoy finding out about the world around them.
Tiger strengths

Tigers are natural problem-solvers who like to work quietly and steadily on a number of things at once. They are flexible and like to try new ways to get things done.
Tigers like to look at situations and make decisions without getting upset and always stand up for what they believe in, even if others don't agree.

As children

Tigers love learning, especially facts that help them understand how the world works. They enjoy competitive games and are very individualistic and determined to do things their way.
They may not seek or need lots of physical attention, it doesn't mean they don't have feelings, they just really like privacy and don't like being fussed over. Keen to question authority, they enjoy testing theories and ideas, including challenging their parents!

As young people

They're honest and realistic with great common sense and a love for life. If someone doesn't make sense, they'll tell them so. This can sometimes make them seem stubborn and strong-willed.

As a boyfriend/girlfriend

They're usually good fun to be with, though may sometimes be too honest with their opinions for their own good.

As a boss

Quiet and flexible, task-focused, can be risk-takers. Can keep their thoughts to themselves. Tend to like and offer freedom and independence to their team members.

Tips for Tigers

Share your good ideas and humour around. Don't get wrapped up in your own thoughts and think you can't ask for other people's opinions or help.

Famous Tigers
Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs
Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
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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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