Some people are book smart. They have a lot of knowledge stored in their brain. If they don't have certain information, they know how to find it. Mostly, they
Thinkers tend to attack a problem with research and then cautiously take action on it.
What's challenging about this personality type is they need to be armed with a lot of information before they can take action. They also have to contemplate the information a lot. Thus, they tend to be cautious, slower to act and they may even be a perfectionist. They have to research the heck out of anything before they can move forward.
All Teams need a Balance Between Thinkers and Doers.
To determine if you are interviewing a thinker or a doer, ask them what they have done in the past. If they have mostly standard book smart, school oriented achievements, they are thinkers. If they have a lot more
Leadership motivational speaker Jim Collins says it's much easier to educate a doer than to activate a thinker.
The people you chose are more important than the roles they do. Thus, Look at the people you have and decide what roles they are best suited.
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