The following is a personality profile of James Surowiecki based on his work.
James Surowiecki is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.
He is philosophical, he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. He is unstructured as well: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. But, James Surowiecki is also imaginative: he has a wild imagination.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers achieving success to guide a large part of what he does: he seeks out opportunities to improve himself and demonstrate that he is a capable person.
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