HOW OTHERS VIEW YOU

IF YOU ARE A “D - DIRECT ” PERSON, YOU ARE SEEN BY THE

D as argumentative, arrogant, controlling, aggressive, competitive, strong, demanding.

I as too "here and now," not working well with ideas, overbearing, a poor planner, arrogant.  

S as overbearing, self-involved, lacking trust in others, dominating, arrogant, acting thoughtlessly, nervous, argumentative, confrontational.

C as impulsive, a poor planner, superficial, argumentative, arrogant, domineering, nervous. 


IF YOU ARE AN “I - INFLUENTIAL” PERSON, YOU ARE SEEN BY THE

D  as impractical, a braggart, a non-doer, too theoretical, egotistical, overly optimistic.

I  as stimulating, optimistic, fun, outgoing, friendly.

S  as cold, condescending, self-involved, egotistical, overly optimistic, inattentive.

C  as not thinking things out, unrealistic, superficial, too easily impressed with new ideas, naive, egotistical, overly optimistic, too sure of yourself.

 

IF YOU ARE AN “S - STEADY” PERSON, YOU ARE SEEN BY THE

D  as manipulative, sentimental, not hard nosed, slow, laid-back, complacent.

I  as stirring up conflict, sentimental, subjective, manipulative, complacent, possessive. 

S  as dependable, self-controlled, patient, a good listener, accommodating, kind.

C  as over reactive, over personalizing issues, too casual, subjective (vague), manipulative, apathetic, possessive.


IF YOU ARE A “C – CAUTIOUS” PERSON, YOU ARE SEEN BY THE

D  as indecisive, rigid, overly cautious, slow, overly dependent, defensive, evasive. 

I  as nitpicking, overly cautious, overly serious and rigid, too involved with detail to grasp basic principles, too dependent, evasive, defensive, worrying too much. 

S  as cold, unemotional, insensitive, not empathetic, overly reliant on facts, evasive. 

C  as a perfectionist, accurate, following the wrong rules, proper. 


By Patsy Mitchell used with permission

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