- Are creative and innovative
- Embrace risk
- Tend to be abstract thinkers
Prevention-motivated people, on the other hand:
- Are thorough and detail-oriented
- Work accurately
- Plan ahead
It's important to note that neither personality type is better than the other. In fact, most businesses need a combination of both if they're to survive.
"[I]t often takes a Steve Jobs to see a product's potential, and a Steve Wozniak to actually build it and make it work," Grant Halvorson writes. "So if you are starting a new venture, make sure that you've got a healthy balance of promotion and prevention thinking in the right places."
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