Projectors are natural-born managers and leaders. They represent a modern and directive style of leadership, unlike the (soon to be) former dictator style. They’re gifted with a keen intellect and sensitivity which enhances their ability to pick up on the subtleties of people and the environment. They have an internal drive and a built-in formula for success.
Success comes to them when they cultivate their passions and innate talents.
Famous Projectors include Steven Spielberg, John F. Kennedy, Demi Moore, Paul McCartney, and Princess Diana.
The challenges for Projectors are they are wired to focus and respond to others, preferable after someone has asked or invited them. Sometimes they are confronted with the dilemma of waiting until others recognize their gifts and talents, even when they know what the best solution is. Pushing ahead, they will meet resistance instead of assistance.
Their energy supply is limited. Therefore, success comes to them by their internal focus and not has a workhorse. A common trap for Projector is to over-do, over-give, and over-extend. Even with the purest intentions, their involvement with others can lead to frequent bouts of exhaustion.
How do Projectors market their business or advance their career?
Projectors have advantage and influence:
- As a natural coordinator and collaborator – Projectors have an acute sense of people. When they use discernment to assess other people’s skills and how they might fit with theirs, or someone else in their network, they and others see results.
Projectors, ask yourself; Do my professional relationships appreciate what I bring to the table? Make a note when others resist your presence or suggestions. You’ll get better results when you can accept that you can’t fit in with every group.
- As a guide and director – Projectors benefit from a solid education and continuing to develop their coaching and leadership skills and allows them to increase their ability to influence others and build your community outreach.
- When a Projector is at the workplace, stay alert that the environments are not too crowded, such as cubical layout. Projector needs breaks during their day, to be alone and away from other people.
- When a Projector is a consultant or therapist type of career, they can control their schedule by regulating breaks and how many clients they see in one day.
- In a perfect world, Projectors would be invited to everything, such as starting a Facebook page, creating a webpage, or writing an article. The marketplace has not evolved to know how to treat the different Types. However, if a Projector a skilled writer or other marketing activities – they can reach out and let people know their services.
In conclusion, the most successful Projectors understanding their Human Design chart and the charts of their family or team. They know their skill set, what kinds of companies or people are a match for their services, and they observe for possible opportunities.
Nattalee is available for private consultation, on-going coaching, workshops and presentations on Aligning with your Design and applying this revolutionary science for personal and professional success.
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Lovely to meet you! Your words are clear and deep, simultaneously. I am a 3/5 Emotional Projector born to a family full of Generators and Manifesting Generators. I was the only Projector, until my brother married & then my two youngest sons were born. Now they are grown men, 21 & 23. My great nephew is 12, he is also a Projector. We are a family of about 25 so exactly 1/5th.
I have just entered my deconditioning phase, by force :) I am in my late 40’s, recently had spinal surgery, physical weakness, recuperation and enforced rest has thankfully given me the time to pursue these spiritual/energetic matters.
Thank you so much for what you do…
Thank you, Dawn. I’m glad that you’ve found Human Design to support your recovery. A good time to take in the transformation.
Check under my tags for “recording” you’ll find lots of goodies to listen to as well as on my youtube.com channel.
I imagine that finding out what a Projector is and what role they are here to play was quite an eye opener for you. Let me know how else I can support you. Many blessings for a speedy and insightful recovery.
I found your site by looking up info about doing business as a projector. I would love to possibly get a session with you and learn about your work and about how you help people who just learned about their types and have a bit of other type envy. :)
Thank you so much for this article. I only just found out about the human design and that I am a Projector. I have to say I am a bit lost because my job requires me to invite! And so I am discovering why I am not having a success.
I really want to learn more, I am tired of being stuck. I can feel with whole my soul the potential I have I just need some guidance…on what to do next…
Thank you, Aga for sharing your experience. I know many Projectors who feel the same way. What they find over time is that the more they understand themselves (through Human Design and through the people they associate with) they attract more of what is in harmony with their spirit. It takes both time and education.
I trust that you will follow your instincts to get the support you need to become more aligned with your Design. Feel free to reach out to me if I can support in any way. Be sure to read other articles on my site for Projectors plus my Projector video on youtube has been most popular. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5NJJxcpRPE
I still have no clue what to do as a Projector.. :(
I acted as Generator for years and now I dunno what else to do than my current job…
I don’t feel qualify to do anything else or even related to Coaching…
Thank you, Marie. I sure many Projectors can relate to how your feelings. :(
Human Design provides a blue print of who we are at a deep soul level as as stratgies to interact in every day life occurrences and decisions. Its not a quick fix. It sounds like you’re in the early stages of your discovery. I invite you to stay with it…you’re worth it.
I’m here to support in any way I can. There are many free resources here on my and on youtube.
I invite you, if you want to take another step to have YOUR chart interpreted for you, I’m here for you.
I am a Splenic Projector 4/6 and my whole family are Projectors and my immediate family and love are Manifestors and my friends Manifestor-Generators… the majority of the time it actually feels like a punishment :(
Thank you, Marie for your comment. I’m sorry to hear you feel punished by those close to you.
To give you support I’d need more information or a specific question.
I just discovered I am a projector. I have had a hard time accepting the fact that I am a non-energy type, rather that I am “dependent” on others energy. This makes me aware of the strong use of discernment I must have when it comes to allowing others into my life. And frankly, it makes a lot of sense to me now how I have always easily chose the wrong people, as desire to feel whole or connected. I am in the early stages of my discovery and would like to find tools and first steps to direct my weaknesses and strengths appropriately. I feel an overwhelming sense of stress. I feel as though I have no idea how to operate now that I know how NOT to operate.
Thank you, Nicole for reaching out. Though it may be a stretch for you… I invite you to celebrate that you’ve just discovered a tool that can free you up to be YOU & to be who you were born to be. I appreciated the stress and perhaps confusion you are feeling as to ‘How’ do I follow my strategy “wait to be invited”. But I also here that your awareness of discernment is on alert. Excellent place to start. Along with your discernment, observe others and how they respond to. And lastly, and probably most important, find humor as your story unfolds.
You ask for tools and first steps. Each person’s chart is unique. Understanding your Profile, Inner Authority, Channels and Gates would be a place to start. You can piece it together on your own through books and free stuff on line. My recommendation is to get it from an analyst that you feel a resonance to lay out your story and can give you more specific direction.
Also, on Facebook there are Projector and other groups that could support your journey.
Thank you, Nattalee. I appreciate your insight and you are a blessing to people in many ways!
Wow, Nicole …
Thank you! Getting recognized by a Projector FEELS SO GOOD! I’ll have more of that!
Projector tip – give authentic acknowledgement to others and watch/feel what happens. :)
Hey Nattalee, I am a 1/3 Projector Splenic authority. And I have no Idea what any of this is. Ive been studying up on it but need to actually talk to a real pro. Where can I get Coaching from you?
Thank you, Steven for stopping by.
Wishing you the best on your journey of being invited and guiding.
For private coaching, feel free to email me to set up a 20 minute consultation.
Yours by Design,
I am so inspired by your post, thank you! I have known that I am a Projector for a while, but didn’t pay attention to the “need to be invited” and have been burning myself out for years doing too much. I am a transformational coach and have to enroll people in programs, this is extremely difficult knowing that they have to invite me. I would really appreciate your feedback on how to leverage being a coach and reach success without enrollment calls. Do I ask them if they want my help and then introduce the program? Do I just create content and wait for them to come to me?
Thank you, Anya Kei A broad answer to all Projectors is … get really good at what you love. It is beneficial to study and go deep to become an expert. This will open you up to more invitations. What to do in the meantime? Well, that depends on what type of Projector you are, (Energy, Emotional, Splenetic, Self, or other). This information informs how you best interact with others.
Human Design … in the real world … It is OK for a Projector to ‘put out’ their marketing message, OK to ask if those who feel like a match want to engage with you more.Test it out as a experiment without an attachment to the outcome. Let me know how it goes.
Was this helpful? Blessings, Nattalee
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My 3rd and last daughter is a splenic projector only root and spleen, everything else is open. She is in kindergarten and has two older sister a pure generator and a manifester who is in 6th grade but they argue a lot and get jealous over the middle child’s attention (3rd grader). My youngest seems to be a touch overweight. Are many projectors heavy? I read this blog, but wanted more clarity such as projectors make good lawyers or guidance counselors. I am concerned because she doesn’t seem to have an identity and mine is open as well which can be good but as the world is moving toward high level of addictions I am very concerned that she will not have a strong connection of her purpose. She is quite beautiful, graceful, I imagine an enchanted child and needs much approval (only 6, but the baby). She doesn’t feel secure. This almost seems like a curse. I hope I am wrong.
Your daughters are truly blessed that you are aware of their uniqueness through Human Design. Knowing that Projectors need to be recognized and invite can make so much difference for them.
I’ve not found weight issues or profession to be Type specific. There are way too many variables beyond Type to make that kind of assumption. As a parent the best thing you can do is observe and encourage her uniqueness, nurture what is natural for her. Sure, as Mom, you ‘worry’ about your kids. But it really does not serve anyone. I invite you to trust in her natural process to attract the people and environments that will provide the direction she needs when she needs it.
Feeling insecure is not ‘bad’ for many it is a natural process that points them to what the need to feel secure. It is, again, a natural process.
Thank you for reassuring me, and reminding me that I am “worried”. I can turn this worry into a learning curve for me as well to trust the natural process. Yes, I am blessed to find Human Design and recognizing my children does make them feel pleasure. I appreciate your knowledge about assumptions and I will continue to make every day count and be more assured of a positive future. This insecurity and all those negative feelings are tough, but I absolutely agree, we can listen and learn from them and but effort toward what we can do differently. Thanks again for encouraging me to observe and encourage. That alone is huge, especially the observing part. It feels so wonderful to observe these beautiful girls, it is harder when we observe the negative but again thanks for reminding me it is part of deal!
Thanks, and Take care Nattalee
My honor, Tracy to support your girls development and self love.
I am a Splenic 3/5 projector.
Incarnation Cross: Right Angle Cross of Consciousness (35/5 | 63/64)
How does it means? I have understood who are projectors, but 3/5? splenic? Right Angle cross?
Thank you for your words. They have explain me a lot of things!
Have a good day
Human Design comes in a logical wave of information. The first is to understand how the Projector Aura functions, you can find some of that online as well as my video here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5NJJxcpRPE
To be splenic mean that your best decisions comes in the moment from an intuitive “hit” inside of you. It could feel like the hair on the back of you neck goes up, or you hear a gong go off, or you taste something that you like or don’t like. It all about paying attention in the moment.
As you continue on your journey and research you’ll learn more about yourself and others through getting a foundation session, joining some Facebook groups, signing up for newsletters from different teacher, buying programs or book on Human Design.
Understanding comes over time. I hope you find this helpful
Thanks so much Nattalee! As a projector I am a coach and have been a healer for most of my career …and I am good at it. Im really only just starting out as a coach and have joined a business mentor- ship that is very good but Ruled by generators. My marketing has been great and I am very aware of my energy these days( Ive burned out more times than I care to remember) I am 56 this year and really want to do the coaching. My journey is now at a point where I am speaking to people (firstly through Coaching and strategy sessions and then Pitching sales …and I am STUCK …I just dont know to do this my way. It is scripted ( generator style) and is feeling too pushy for me . How do I wait to be invited to sell my program???? Thanks so much Kristin
Hi Kristin Thank you for reaching out. I appreciate your struggles to create a thriving coaching practice and finding traditional coaching programs don’t usually fit. I’m a Sacral Generator and they don’t fit me either. :)
Generally, for Projectors, it is best to dig deep into your passions before you present them to the world. It is OK to let people know what you do such as website and social media. Informing them and make an offer. Chasing, pushing, initiating does not work – most times.
It is important for Projectors to find their tribe or at least a couple of people that they can collaborate with, get referrals or share marketing efforts.
Especially for you, I would suggest you test it out. Invite people to your program and see what happens. I don’t know your profile or anything else about your chart that are indicators of what really works for you in business. I would be honored to give you some insights and strategies if you would like to have a session with me. Did you see my special offer this week for a session, only $123.00? You’ll find the offer here: https://alignwithyourdesign.com/clarity-it-is-as-easy-as-1-2-3-special-clarity-session-august-2017/
I hope this has been helpful.
Yours by Design
Thank you for this useful article.
I’m a splentic projector 6/2 and feel abused with my sales job. Daily, I initiate the contact with 50+ people and handle the communication with interested persons. I’ve tried to change the job type (for smth closer to marketing or business analysis) however met employers’ resistance on that.
One more point, I’m from Russian-speaking region and the labour market is sick here.
What can you advice me to make my professional life better?
Thank you in advance.
Hello, 6/2 Splenetic Projector.
I understand that getting a new position with your current company or with a different business can be difficult.
I would recommend that each day you visualize or write down (both is best) what it is that you want. I invite you to commit each day, 30-60 minutes of your focused energy to create a new job. Here are some tools that can help you.
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Let me know how it goes.
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