How someone behaves in his natural personality style doesn't automatically make him a narcissist. Here's how others view you. It also explains how you see others and why there are personality conflicts. Try to accept people just the way they are.
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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