Analytical Thinkers are reserved, quiet persons. They like to get to the bottom of things - curiosity is one of their strongest motives. They want to know what holds the world together deep down inside. They do not really need much more to be happy because they are modest persons. Many mathematicians, philosophers and scientists belong to this type.

Analytical Thinkers loathe contradictions and illogicalness; with their sharp intellect, they quickly and comprehensively grasp patterns, principles and structures. They are particularly interested in the fundamental nature of things and theoretical findings; for them, it is not necessarily a question of translating these into practical acts or in sharing their considerations with others. Analytical Thinkers like to work alone; their ability to concentrate is more marked than that of all other personality types. They are open for and interested in new information.

Analytical Thinkers have little interest in everyday concerns - they are always a little like an “absent-minded professor” whose home and workplace are chaotic and who only concerns himself with banalities such as bodily needs when it becomes absolutely unavoidable. The acknowledgement of their work by others does not play a great role for them; in general,they are quite independent of social relationships and very self-reliant. Analytical Thinkers therefore often give others the impression that they are arrogant or snobby - especially because they do not hesitate to speak their mind with their often harsh (even if justified) criticism and their imperturbable self-confidence. Incompetent contemporaries do not have it easy with them. But whoever succeeds in winning their respect and interest has a witty and very intelligent person to talk to. A partner who amazes one with his excellent powers of observation and his very dry humor.

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It takes some time before Analytical Thinkers make friends, but then they are mostly friends for life. They only need very few people around them. Their most important ability is to be a match for them and thus give them inspiration. Constant social obligations quickly get on their nerves; they need a lot of time alone and often withdraw from others. Their partner must respect this and understand that this is not due to the lack of affection. Once they have decided in favour of a person, Analytical Thinkers are loyal and reliable partners. However, one cannot expect romance and effusive expressions of feelings from them and they will definitely forget their wedding anniversary. But they are always up to a night spent with stimulating discussions and a good glass of wine!

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As an Analytical Thinker you are one of the introverted personality types. You are not particularly suited for dealing with others, working as a part of a team and be in the position of “continuous exchange“, you would much rather work alone, and dwell on your thoughts undisturbed. You usually put a critical distance between yourself and others that enables you to be the keen and incorrupt observer of life.

This distance can be truly bridged by only very few other people. That is probably caused by the fact that you are not all that interested to share your thoughts with others. Generally it is sufficient for you to have clarified a matter for yourself or that you have understood something; the continuous in your eyes mostly superficial chatter of the people around you becomes rather annoying.

You prefer to work independently and appreciate having a lot of time and quiet in order to concentrate on the really important things: Structuring ideas, comprehending complex causalities, understanding of the universe, its rules and the logical analysis of systems. You absorb new information like a sponge and your memory is legendary. Once you have learned something, you’ll never forget it - unless you consider it to be irrelevant for some reason and decide that it seems to be better purging it from your data storage.

Creative problem solving and jumping out of your paradigm to development daring future visions are a part of your greatest strength. At the same time you are the most acute and rational critic of your own ideas, each one of them will be rigorously examined and discarded at the smallest indication of contradictions or lack of logic. You usually leave the implementation to others and prefer to turn to new theoretical reflections. Especially in case of self employment (in your case a real possibility) it is important to surround yourself with hands-on oriented and dependable employees who make sure that your incredible suggestions for solutions become reality while you return to immersing yourself in your intellectual world.

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Stress

Analytical Thinkers belong to the absolute perfectionists who always and forever find something to improve on everything and are basically never satisfied with themselves. Somehow that results in permanent stress: Always on the go, always searching for opportunities for self-improvement. Inherently naturally a brilliant precondition for a personal and professional career – on the other hand also an excellent basis for a burnout. Analytical Thinkers should see it as a warning signal when they catch themselves at activities that could be described as sensory excesses of any kind: for instance excessive eating, smoking, drinking or sports. Those are clear indications that the Analytical Thinker’s stress indicator has reached the red zone and that it is high time to take counter measures! A perfect way to relax for this type are strategy games (i.e. chess, bridge, poker etc.) or difficult riddles and brain teasers (i.e. Sudoku, Sikaku, etc.), for instance. Many Analytical Thinkers also like autogenic training and/or imagery programs or else they experience good relaxation results with any form of meditation.

Exercise

As the introverted type the Analytical Thinker prefers to do things alone and at his/her own speed rather than join a group and be provided with training schedules by others. Consequently where sports are concerned, he is more of a maverick and less of a team sports person or club-freak. Analytical Thinkers tend to prefer sports they can pursue alone, according to their personal plan while they can dwell on their very own thoughts. Consequently during the summer many Analytical Thinkers enjoy jogging or walking, climbing, bicycling, hiking, mountain climbing, cross country skiing or skike. For Analytical Thinkers it is also important to provide for sufficient stimuli and variety in their sport program. Day-in, day-out always the same exercises or running track are much too boring for this personality type.

Nutrition

Analytical Thinkers perceive physical needs like eating, drinking, fatigue or even pain a lot less intensely than many other types. Ultimately they simply consider them as unavoidable necessities each time representing an unwelcome disruption of their true (intellectual) pursuits. It is for this reason that many of them rapidly and heedlessly wolf their food down at mealtime so they can quickly return to that which they would rather be doing. Or they just eat in passing while just continuing that which they happen to be doing at the time. Many creatively active Analytical Thinkers also tend to indulge in alcohol a little too much when they think it will inspire the muse or help them to deal with stressful situations. Health wise it is particularly important for this type to keep an eye out for these or similar blind spots and make sure to take good care of himself and his own body – although by their nature for the Analytical Thinker this may be a little more difficult than for most other types.

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