Excited by opportunity and growth, they can see the goal line, execute against a well-defined strategy, and persuade others to follow command. Power and influence help Rulers make the biggest impact possible.
They are expert at balancing multiple stakeholders, competing priorities, and social responsibility. Highly structured and possibly hierarchical—they prize policy, rank, and procedure—and know how to use influence to get things done.
When the Ruler slips into the shadow side, systems, structures, and policies can become overly bureaucratic and result in stagnation, rigidity, and even tyranny.
Responsibility, Leadership, Foresight
To take charge and lead
Clarity and keeping things running smoothly
Mercedes Benz, Brooks Brothers, Moody’s, British Airways
Controlling, Close minded, Abuse of Power
My way or the highway
Aimlessness and lack of accountability
Jeff Bezos, Abraham Lincoln, Hilary Clinton
ARE YOU A SAGE?
Are you inspired by thoughts, hypotheses, conundrums, unsolved equations or other intellectual challenges?
ARE YOU A RULER?
Do you know the best way to accomplish whatever is for the highest good of all? Are you willing to take on the responsibility?
ARE YOU A REVOLUTIONARY?
Do you tend to notice what’s not working and challenge the status quo? Are you unafraid to let go and move on?
ARE YOU A MAGICIAN?
Do you trust synchronicity, coincidence, Aha-moments and things that flow? Do you seem to make the impossible happen?
ARE YOU A LOVER?
Do you have a romantic view about the world that covers everything from ideas to individuals to experiences?
ARE YOU A JESTER?
Does your playful energy and sense of humor reduce the collective stress in the room? Do you show others how to let go and lighten up?
ARE YOU A HERO?
Do you bring a discipline, focus and can-do spirit that inspires others to be bigger, braver and stronger?
ARE YOU AN INNOCENT?
Are you grateful for the present moment? Do trust that things will always work out in the end?
ARE YOU AN EXPLORER?
Do you live life on your own terms? Are you inspired by the question ‘why not?’
ARE YOU A CREATOR?
Do you trust your imagination, your inner Muse and the creative process itself?
ARE YOU A CAREGIVER?
Do you give freely give without expecting anything in return? Is service is your calling card?
ARE YOU AN EVERYPERSON?
Do you seek to create a sense of acceptance, belonging and justice? Do you believe ‘together we can overcome?’