Welcome to the Scanners’ Career Quiz

As featured in Psychologies Magazine

Do you have more interests and ideas than you can ever follow through on? Do you find hard it choose between them all? Then you are a Scanner!

The great challenge for scanners is to find a way to make a living that doesn’t get boring after the first couple of months – something that uses your scanner personality instead of suppressing it. And to do that, you need to discover which classic scanner block is holding you back from getting your perfect scanner-friendly career – and what to do about it.

Take this 5 minute quiz from best-selling careers author John Williams to find out how to sidestep your blocks and start getting paid to play!

Read the following statements and click on the corresponding answer to indicate how true it is for you

I have lots of ideas but I just can’t choose between them all

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I can’t see any way of getting paid for what I’d like to do

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I start things but don’t finish them

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I don’t know if the idea will work

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I’m worried I won’t enjoy it once I actually start doing it

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I don’t have the funds to start the thing I’d like to do

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I start a new idea before I’ve finished the last one

Not True
Somewhat True
True

What if I’m not good enough?

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I’m worried I’ll just get bored of this same as everything else

Not True
Somewhat True
True

There’s too much competition – how can I possibly beat all the others doing the same thing?

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I’m only interested in the idea stage, I get bored making it happen

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I’m afraid of failing and looking a fool

Not True
Somewhat True
True

There are so many things I love, I don’t want to leave any of them out!

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I’m afraid to risk giving up the day job

Not True
Somewhat True
True

I’m always doing a lot of things at once and don’t seem to make much progress on any of them

Not True
Somewhat True
True

Someone’s already done my idea so there’s no point

Not True
Somewhat True
True