OWNER'S MANUAL

Which Successful People Share Your Personality Traits?

Are you more like Steve Jobs or Larry Page? Mark Zuckerberg or Walt Disney?
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Who are your business--or personal--heroes?

Whom you choose to admire (and it is a choice) says more about you than about that person. We often tend to admire certain people because we see something of ourselves in them. We like to think that what they do, and how they do it, reflects what we do, or what we would do if given the chance.

Now let's see just how "alike" you really are.

Here's a cool infographic from Visual.ly showing the personality types of a variety of successful people. (If you don't know your type, here's a free online test. Or just search "free personality type tests.")

I'm an ENTJ, so I'm in the same category with Bill Gates. But unfortunately, the only thing we probably share is our hairstyle. So grains of salt may apply.

Check it out!

Last updated: Aug 4, 2014

JEFF HADEN | Columnist

Jeff Haden learned much of what he knows about business and technology as he worked his way up in the manufacturing industry. Everything else he picks up from ghostwriting books for some of the smartest leaders he knows in business.

The opinions expressed here by Inc.com columnists are their own, not those of Inc.com.



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