Everything you need to know about a Venturer

What you'll learn:

This course will cover the strengths and caution areas associated with the Reference Profile known as Venturer, the Team Type that Venturers are commonly associated with, how they balance other teams, and leadership styles most often associated with Venturers.

Venturers at work

Is your Reference Profile a Venturer—or do you work with someone who is?

This course will cover everything you need to know about who a Venturer is, how they work on a team, and how they lead.

Start by checking out this intro video to understand Venturers at a high level.

Introducing the Venturer

Strengths
  • Assertive
  • Analytical
  • Driving
  • Goal-oriented
Working styles
  • Enjoys working independently
  • Values opportunities to reflect
  • Craves variety and freedom from rules
Caution areas
  • Can appear tough-minded
  • May be overly frank
  • Doesn’t like working under close supervision
  • Can feel constrained by too much direction

“Venturers love to challenge the status quo. True to our name, we’re goal-oriented risk-takers that crave variety, independence, and opportunities to take on new challenges.”

— Oz Guner

Understanding the Factors

Although this course won’t require that you understand the science behind what makes these profiles accurate, you should be familiar with the four factors that drive workplace behavior. Use the interactive below to get a definition of each factor and how variations in the factors will affect someone’s personality.

Common pattern of a Venturer

Understanding the factors will allow you to better understand the common drives we see in Venturer. The image to the right is the most common pattern for Venturers, but don’t be surprised if your pattern varies a little bit. That’s OK! Remember, every person is unique.

Now that we have a better understanding of who a Venturer is, the next section will cover where one fits within a team.

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