The Sage

About The Sage style Archetype

Understanding your Sage Style Archetype.

AKA – The expert, scholar, detective, advisor, thinker, academic, researcher, planner, professional, mentor, teacher, guru, investigator, analyst.

Goal – To understand the world and teach others what you know.

Biggest fear – Being duped, misled—or ignorance. Being outsmarted.

Weakness – Can study details forever and never act. Lack of feeling/emotion.

Turn offs – Misinformation, ignorance, ambiguity, superficiality, gimmicks, status quo.  

Talent – Wisdom, intelligence.

Awesome at – Analyzing things to finding solutions with unwavering confidence in expertise.

Voice & vibe – Factual, decisive, authoritative, intelligent, researched, analytical, humanist, wise, and trustworthy.

Motto – The devil is in the details.

Words to live by – Education is the path to wisdom and wisdom is where the answers lie.

Champions – Learning, truth, intelligence, research, analysis, critical thinking, individuality. 

Wants to feel – Educated and “in the know”, wise, “I understand,” engrossed.

Tips for showing your Sage style.

  • Whether dressing your intention, creating a personal brand style, building a brand identity, decorating your creative workspace and home office, or creating exceptional and original work – choose design elements that make yourself and others feel educated and “in the know,” wise, “I understand,” engrossed.
  • Show off and share your wisdom and expertise in witty and delightful ways.
  • Embrace high-tech details in your personal presentation and environment.
  • Choose clean and minimalistic colour harmonies from your Fascinating Colour Palette.