Chapter 9

Are You a Frustrated Maverick in the Workplace?

Freedom and Change

The Freedom Component is different from the typical measures in the Birkman assessment in that it offers a much broader perspective and addresses individuality. Freedom and Challenge are the only two Components that offer such a long view. Where you fall on the Freedom spectrum is a powerful clue to the way you perceive others and yourself, and it is the strongest indicator of your idea of yourself as an independent and individualistic personality.

Those with high Freedom scores revel in marching to the beat of their own drum. They don’t know, and don’t really care, ...

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