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Realist?

Realist

Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.

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Interviews

Jamie McCarthy-Fisher, Art Studio Manager

Jamie McCarthy-Fisher, Art Studio Manager

Jamie McCarthy-Fisher is an art studio manager working in Wild Goose Studios in Kinsale, Co Cork. He completed a MA (Hons) in English Literature in the University of Edinburgh and worked as a Journalist for some time. He moved to Ireland and started working in his Fathers studio where he now works full time as a Managing Director.

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Jamie McCarthy-Fisher, Art Studio Manager

Happy where I am but if pushed – architectural critic.

What is your pet hate at work?

Jamie McCarthy-Fisher, Art Studio Manager

Bureaucracy

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