Testing The Innovation Archetype Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 112

Testing The Innovation Archetype Quiz - Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.    When solving a problem you’ve never tackled before do you:
    • A. 

      Draw on your experience and think about similar problems you’ve solved for reference

    • B. 

      Imagine the ideal situation—knowing you can solve the details later

    • C. 

      Study the problem, then create a plan of attack

    • D. 

      Make sure you have all the facts, then decide how to move forward

  • 2. 
    Which statement do you agree with most:
    • A. 

      I enjoy working on the details of something until I feel that it is perfect

    • B. 

      I prefer action over planning and theoretical discussions

    • C. 

      Stressful situations don’t bother me–I am calm and cool under pressure

    • D. 

      I’m more of a specialist than a generalist

  • 3. 
    “You may say that I’m a Dreamer…But I’m not the only one.”
    • A. 

      Yup. That’s me.

    • B. 

      Not me—I’m more action oriented.

    • C. 

      I'm a little bit of both

  • 4. 
    This Glass is...
    • A. 

      Half full

    • B. 

      Half empty

    • C. 

      Very similar to a glass I have at home

    • D. 

      Needs to be washed

  • 5. 
    The best ideas…     
    • A. 

      Arise from understanding market opportunities

    • B. 

      Are based on understanding people’s unmet needs

    • C. 

      Can get killed if they’re not protected from bureaucracy

    • D. 

      Aren’t worth much unless they make it to market in time

  • 6. 
    This looks like:
    • A. 

      An untidy ball of string that needs to be neatened

    • B. 

      A squiggly line with two dots

    • C. 

      The most inefficient path between point A and point B

    • D. 

      A painting I have hanging in my house

  • 7. 
    Which best describes you?
    • A. 

      I am at my best when I focus developing one or two areas of expertise

    • B. 

      I like to explore and get bored when my range is limited

    • C. 

      I am good at keeping systems and processes running smoothly

    • D. 

      I enjoy working on problems or puzzles until I’ve solved them perfectly

  • 8. 
    Experimentation…
    • A. 

      Is the only way to test new ideas

    • B. 

      Requires a certain amount of structure to produce results

    • C. 

      Is important, but ultimately needs to be applied to real-world problems

    • D. 

      Should start with an understanding of human needs

  • 9. 
    People say I am good at
    • A. 

      Predicting challenges that might arise

    • B. 

      Keeping order and making sure things run smoothly

    • C. 

      Inspiring my fellow associates to make good ideas great

    • D. 

      Organizing complex systems and projects

    • E. 

      Generating ideas

    • F. 

      Seeing connections between things and systems

    • G. 

      Testing and experimentation

    • H. 

      Moving ideas from theory into practice

    • I. 

      Focusing on my area of expertise

    • J. 

      Reducing complexity

    • K. 

      Seeing Market opportunities

    • L. 

      Understanding other people

  • 10. 
    Imagine you’re in Las Vegas. You are most likely to:
    • A. 

      Put it all on 23 Black

    • B. 

      Play the slots

    • C. 

      Pace my betting, playing with a $100 limit every hour

    • D. 

      I’d never go to Vegas

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