The Visionary Archetype imagines possibilities that may benefit society; gives a perspective or view of what could be possible if certain choices were made; engages their ability on behalf of humanity; and can read beyond the horizon. Famous people who accentuate this archetype include: Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, Bill Gates and George Orwell. Also known as the dreamer, prophet, seer and guide.
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy and wanted wear; Though as for that the passing there Had worn them really about the same, And both that morning equally lay In leaves no step had trodden black. Oh, I kept the first for another
The Mediator Archetype is dedicated to resolving disputes and bringing often antagonistic groups or individuals together. They are very perceptive at reading people and situations. They are able to see both sides of a dispute. Famous people who possess the mediator archetype include Ken Taylor (former Canadian ambassador to Iran), Obama, Barbara Walters and Abraham Lincoln. Also known as the facilitator, go-between, ambassador or diplomat.