In team meetings, do you take control and push the conversation forward? When a colleague is struggling, do you take them to one side and give them strength? For many years psychologists have used various methods to find out what ‘personality type’ an individual is. The Making of Us will take you through nine activations that explore your personality and how you contribute and influence the Platform09 community. 

Are you a Reformer, a Helper or an Achiever? You could be an Individualist, an Investigator or a Loyalist? Maybe you are an Enthusiast, a Challenger or a Peacemaker? This is Platform09 2023 – ‘The Making of Us’ – Your Journey of self discovery starts here. 


Empathetic, sincere, and warm-hearted. Your friendly and generous, nature is an asset to every thriving community. Whilst self-sacrificing and people-pleasing, your nature can be construed as sentimental. You are well-meaning and driven to be close to others, but can slip into doing things for others in order to be needed. As a helper, you are more comfortable giving than receiving.


You are motivated by the desire to be happy. Enthusiasts like to plan enjoyable activities, and positively contribute to the world, whilst avoiding any suffering or uncomfortable feelings. You also enjoy introducing the whole community to new experiences and adventures.


You are fun, energetic, dependable, and honest when you are on top of your game. In times of disintegration, you could become anxious and indecisive, and overly dependent on fail safes rather than their instincts or judgment. You are the community glue, that keeps everyone together.


You march to the beat of your own drum and are always up for the challenge. You are confident, analytical, and persistent. This strong-minded nature quickly turn ideas into reality. Hungry to solve problems and move forward, you dislike being bogged down with the smaller details.


You are motivated by the need to live rightly, and driven by a longing for a true, just, and moral world. Reformers are loyal, dedicated, and well-balanced with a great sense of humour. With efficiency and organisation as your life weapon, you add great value to the community and are always trustworthy in completing tasks.


The thinkers of the community, Investigators prefer to withdraw in their own world and simply observe, rather than take part in human drama. Always seemingly well-read and intelligent, you often become an expert at your area of interest, which in turns adds a new layer of depth the the communities knowledge.


You are motivated by the need to keep the peace, connect with others, and avoid conflict. Generally, Peacemakers are kind, gentle and reassuring. You are supportive, loyal, and nonjudgmental in relationships and within the community.


You are energetic, and possess a high motivation and drive. With strong goal orientation and high productivity, you push the ball forwards. Also you come with a competitive edge which is useful in business. Achievers are action and result oriented, and focus on the tasks ahead where performance and productivity are key.


A powerful and headstrong fighter – an advocate for those who are disadvantaged or lack a voice in society. You believe, with vigour and pride, that the future is malleable and within their control to wield. Challengers are bold, daring, and willing to break down walls themselves.