Enterprising

The Persuaders: Persuade people of the value of an idea or product. Committed to profit.

Ambitious, competitive, energetic. Like leading, convincing, selling, and managing people for economic gain.

Descriptors:

  • Ambitious
  • Assertive
  • Competitive
  • Energetic
  • Persuasive
  • Status conscious
  • Talkative
  • Witty

Values:

  • Persuading
  • Selling
  • Leading
  • Influencing
  • Power or authority
  • Status
  • Possessions
  • Profit
  • Excitement
  • Risk-taking

Work Activities:

  • Selling and convincing
  • Debating and leading
  • Managing people or projects
  • Running groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Political maneuvering
  • Discussing and dealing with business
  • Initiating projects
  • Giving talks or speeches
  • Organizing activities
  • Making decisions
  • Meeting important people
  • Having power or status
  • Competing with others

Majors:

These are a small sample of majors for Enterprising types

  • Business Administration
  • Business Education
  • Consumer Economics
  • Finance
  • Government
  • History
  • Hospitality
  • Hotel Management
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Labor Relations
  • Political Science
  • Law
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurant Management
  • Retail Merchandising

Careers:

These are a small sample of careers for Enterprising types with their full Holland theme code. Click on them to learn more about the career.

ECC Programs for Enterprising Careers:

You can complete training at ECC for these careers. Click on them to learn more about the career and ECC program.

Career Clusters:

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Business, Management and Administration
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Marketing

Learn more here about each career cluster and individual careers within them.

Might Enjoy Work in:

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Government and Politics
  • Fundraising
  • Industry and Manufacturing
  • My Own Business
  • Hospitality
  • Law