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Temperament – Background Information

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What is Temperament and why use this model?

Temperament – What it reflects and why this is useful Represents a pattern of needs, values, talents and behaviors described for 25 centuries (Hippocrates, Aristotle, Native North Americans, Keirsey, Myers-Briggs). Reflects WHY we do what we do Features Benefits Simple four-box model Accessible and quick to learn and apply Describes a pattern of deep underlying […]

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Simple Temperament overview

Catalyst/Idealist Diplomatic Skill Set Animal mascot – Dolphin Driving force/core needs – be unique, develop self and others’ potential, have greater meaning and purpose for actions The Catalyst’s core needs are for the meaning and significance that come from having a sense of purpose and working toward some greater good. They need to have a […]

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Temperament table

  Improviser/Artisan (SP) Stabilizer/Guardian (SJ) Theorist/Rational (NT) Catalyst/Idealist (NF) Needs  Be noticedMake an Impact Be ResponsibleContribute to the Team Be CompetentHave autonomy and control Be SpecialHave a purpose or meaning Talent  Tactical Talent:Ability to make the best use of current resources Logistical Talent:Ability to organize and structure practical details Strategic Talent:Ability to be able to […]

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