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YOUR ARCHETYPE IS THE ENGINEER

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ENGINEER THINKING STYLE REPORT

Your location in the MindTime map

The true value of understanding your Thinking Style is that you will then understand your deepest drives and needs and hear everyone else’s points of view more easily:

• Points of view are the result of our individual ways of thinking
• Everyone has value to bring with their point of view
• What seem to be differences between us are actually our individual ‘takes’ that all arise from one thing, our relationship with Time
• Saying ‘from my point of view’ is like saying “using my Thinking Style”.

You Seek:

•Practicality
•Pragmatism
•Reasonableness
•Systematic solutions

You Avoid:

•Adventure
•Change
•Experimenting
•Competitive situations

Core Needs – Your intensity measures

We all need security, stability, and possibilities. Depending on who you ask they will rank these needs in a different order of priority. This seems intuitive enough. What is perhaps less intuitive is that the reason why people rank them the way they do is driven by exactly the same motivating drives that shape the way they communicate, learn, grow trust, engage with other people and in their work. It is how we develop our individual point of view on the world around us. The MindTime Framework shows us how and why we think and behave the way we do.

Here is the degree to which each of these three perspectives influences your thinking:

CERTAINTY

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This core need is responsible for:

How much Risk you tolerate (the higher the number the LOWER your tolerance)
How much Time you need to digest and internalize new information (the higher the number the more time you need)
formation you neeHow much Information you need to feel like you understand the risks (the higher the number the more ind)

STABILITY

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This core need is responsible for:

How much Chaos you tolerate (the higher the number the LOWER your tolerance)

How much Organization you need in your affairs (the higher the number the more organized you need to be)

How much you Invest yourself in security and long-term stability (the higher the number the more you invest)

POSSIBILITY

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This core need is responsible for:

•How much Change you are comfortable with (the higher the number the greater your comfort)

•How much appetite you have for pursuing Opportunity (the higher the number the more opportunities you seek)

•How much Resilience you have for coping with adverse conditions (the higher the number the more resilience you hav

Layers of Insight

Your Thinking Style is responsible for many of your innate tendencies, the ways you go about doing life. Here are two layers of information laid on the MindTime Map of Thought. One is about how you approach learning and the other points towards the kinds of things that stress you.

In the book Why You Are You that you can download at the end of this report, you will find useful tables with lists of adjectives and other words and concepts which typify the characteristics attributable to each location on the map. These are very useful guides for how you can adjust your thinking when communicating and collaborating with people who have differing Thinking Styles from you.

EVERYONE HAS VALUE TO BRING

The gift of the Engineer Archetype

The value of Engineer thinking lies in its ability to plan for the future while understanding and
taking into account potential risks. Once the research into an opportunity is done the priority
becomes careful planning and risk management. There is often a hanging question, ‘how do I exit
from an investment if it does not perform as expected?’. There is anxiety inherent in that question
for Engineers; change is risky, and change is assured. Thus, Engineers want to know how to
reach their goals without suffering from the unpredictable consequences of change. This leads
them to seek conservative, proven, historically steady investments. Their true gift is one of
establishing a firm foundation of knowledge on which they take action; they foster a culture of
cautious stability.
For you, the importance of MindTime is that it provides you with an accurate, predictive and
reliable way to understand yourself and other people and situations. The more you develop your
expertise at using the MindTime Framework the more effective you will become at making the
‘right’ decisions.

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