Anticipating and dealing with problems and issues in a persistent manner, seizing opportunities that arise and going beyond what is expected.
- Expresses a passionate interest in creating new knowledge and/or in developing new products, processes or services.
- Describes a personal vision for their research that goes beyond current research projects and indicates a desire to impact a field of science/technology or an economic sector.
- Seeks out and enjoys difficult challenges.
Seeks and meets challenges
- Constantly looks for new opportunities and seizes them when they arise.
- Remains flexible to find alternate ways around obstacles/barriers to achieve goals.
- Takes calculated risks to achieve goals/outcomes.
- Perseveres in seeking solutions despite obstacles.
Seeks to excel
- Defines and addresses high level challenges that have the potential to benefit a field of science or an economic sector.
- Coaches, supports and encourages others to test their limits.