What is Strategy in Human Design?

Erin Claire Jones

3 minute read

Each type in human design has a different strategy, which reveals how to create the most aligned opportunities in our lives — in our romantic relationships, careers and beyond. Strategy is a way to eliminate resistance and create more flow in our lives.

Generators: Wait to Respond

  • Your energy is naturally magnetic and always pulling things to you.
  • You’re here to let life come to you rather than chase after opportunities.
  • You’re designed to wait for your gut to light up in response to something before you say yes.
  • You may not know what you want until it shows up in your world.
  • You’re meant to be driven by what feels right, not what you think you should do.

Projectors: Wait to be Invited

  • You’re designed to be invited by others before offering your guidance and energy, rather than chase or initiate.
  • Your energy is powerful and your guidance is precious; an invitation is a tool to protect your energy and ensure you share your guidance with people who are ready to receive your wisdom.
  • A sense of appreciation and recognition will let you know if an opportunity or relationship is right for you.
  • It’s natural for you to want to share what you see, but without an invitation you may experience resistance.
  • The right recognition and invitations will give you energy whereas the incorrect ones drain your energy.

Manifesting Generators: Wait to Respond and Inform

  • Your energy is naturally magnetic and always pulling things to you.
  • You may find it’s helpful to pay attention to your initial gut response and then visualize the possibility of actually taking action on it to confirm it feels right in your gut before you commit your energy.
  • You may not know what you want until it shows up in your world.
  • Your job is to open your awareness, pay attention to what shows up, and wait for an expansive feeling in your gut.
  • You’re designed to be driven by what feels right, not what you think you should do.

Manifestors: Initiate and Inform

  • You don’t need any indication from the outside world to spur action; you’re meant to initiate and follow the urges that arise within you.
  • You may find informing helps you bring your ideas to life with more ease and less resistance.
  • Informing is about keeping people in the loop and letting people know what you’re going to do before you do it. Inform after you’ve made a decision and before you act on it.
  • It’s important to create space for rest, as it’s often during rest that new ideas or inspirations will come to you. If you’re overzealous and working all the time, you make yourself unavailable for new urges to come.
  • Informing isn’t about asking for permission or explaining yourself, but about giving people a heads up before you fly.

Reflectors: Wait to be Invited and Initiated

  • Because your perspective and wisdom are so precious, it’s best to be initiated and invited by others before sharing your wisdom and gifts.
  • A sense of recognition will let you know if an opportunity is right for you, who appreciates your uniqueness, and who is available to be transformed by your wisdom.
  • You will shine when your unique gifts are recognized and appreciated by others.
  • One of the most powerful strategies to make yourself available for the right invitations and opportunities is to plant yourself in the right spaces.
  • The more you allow yourself to be in the right environment, the more things will flow.