Hunger Fighter Types


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Water Bearer

The "Water Bearer" provides a nourishing environment for growth


Water Bearer Hunger Fighters® are compassionate, creative and inspiring individuals. They crave friendship, love, and harmony. They learn and navigate life by processing an experience to find lessons or meaning in it. Water Bearers are motivated by possibility, personal connections and "being there" for those close to them. One of the most unpleasant situations for a Water Bearer is to feel like "no one cares". They are the happiest when others are happy too.

Water Bearer Hunger Fighters are most satisfied doing work that has meaning and fulfills a sense of higher purpose. They do well in a role where they can make a difference by developing potential in themselves and others in an atmosphere of cooperation with an enthusiastic team. Water Bearers are unhappy in positions where they don't feel appreciated and where creativity is stifled. When in a role that is a bad fit they can be perceived as emotional or moody. They like to work in a collaborative environment of open communication where they express their feelings and "true self."

Water Bearer Hunger Fighters looking to fight global hunger can find rewarding careers in fields such as health care, counseling, public relations, social work, journalism, writing, activisims, advocacy lobbying, art, fund-raising, teaching, or other work where they feel they can bring their positive attitude, passion and encouraging spirit to support a cause they care deeply about.


Seed Planter

The "Seed Planter" has a vision for the future and ideas for how to get there


Seed Planter Hunger Fighters® are logical, curious and independent individuals. They crave knowledge, intrigue and expertise. They learn and navigate life by creating their own theories, strategies, and systems. Full of "good ideas," Seed Planters are motivated by having something to figure out. They enjoy exploring, experimenting and improving things. One of the most unpleasant situations for a Seed Planter is feeling stupid and not knowing the answers. It is important for them to have the understanding and know-how to accomplish their goals.

Seed Planter Hunger Fighters are happiest doing work where they have the freedom to question things and propose ideas for improvement. They enjoy thought-provoking assignments and work well in a role where they provide ideas at the beginning of a project, come up with a logical way to carry out the work, then hand off the work for someone else to complete. They are unhappy in positions that are routine and/or require no creative thinking. When in a role that is a bad fit they can be perceived as sarcastic and condescending. They like to work with others that have confidence in their abilities and value their independent "outside the box" thinking.

Seed Planter Hunger Fighters looking to fight global hunger can find rewarding careers in fields such as a international development, mathematics,education, science, food chemistry, architecture, journalism/writing, environmentalism, photography, lobbying, or other thought-provoking work where they can question, develop, and test ideas for improvement.


Illuminator

The "Illuminator" promotes growth, productivity, and development


Illuminator Hunger Fighters® are spontaneous, fun-loving and live-in-the moment individuals. They crave action, adventure and excitement. They learn and navigate life by doing, rather than reading directions and following rules. Illuminator Hunger Fighters are motivated by rising to a challenge, taking a risk and competition. They love to win! One of the most unpleasant situations for a Illuminator Hunger Fighter is to feel stuck with no choices. They are quick decision makers, yet often change their minds as quickly as they made up them because they like to be able to go with the most exciting opportunity.

Illuminator Hunger Fighters are happiest doing work where they can see direct results from what they do. They work well in a role where they are asked to make decisions quickly and take action immediately. They like to cut to the chase and are able to get things done quickly and effectively. They are unhappy in positions where they have to wait for others to decide before they can act. When in a role that is a bad fit they can be perceived as aggressive and self centered. They like to work in short spurts on several projects at once.

Illuminator Hunger Fighters looking to fight global hunger can find rewarding careers in fields such as a civil engineering, heavy equipment operation, farming, journalism, lobbying, art, entrepreneurism, marketing, business or other work where they have the freedom to choose from many options, make bold decisions and take the risks necessary to make things happen.


Harvester

The "Harvester" gathers, organizes, and tends the resources


Harvester Hunger Fighters® are responsible, dedicated and hard-working individuals. They crave consistency, respect, and like to follow the rules. They learn and navigate life using practical common sense guidelines and concrete goals. Harvesters are motivated by creating a plan and sticking with it to completion. One of the most unpleasant situations for a Harvester is to feel lost without direction. They take their responsibilities seriously, value loyalty, respect authority, and like to hold themselves and others to high standards.

Harvester Hunger Fighters are happiest doing work where they have set routines and defined responsibilities. They are organized and work well in a role with clear expectations and specific procedures. They are unhappy in a chaotic environment where others are breaking the rules or not doing their job like they should. When in a role that is a bad fit, they can be perceived as judgmental and bossy when they strive to make order out of chaos. They like to work in chronological order, finishing task "A" before moving on to "B."

Harvester Hunger Fighters looking to fight global hunger can find rewarding careers in fields such as a policy making, nutrition, economics mathematics, media, fundraising activism, non-profit management, lobbying or other work where they can use their strong organizational skills, faithful devotion and keen eye for details to meet set objectives.


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Norman Bourlag

Profession: Agronomist, Humanitarian

His Story: Norman Borlaug is the ultimate hunger fighter. What makes him so cool? Borlaug revolutionized the science of food production.

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