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									     CAINE IDENTITY PROFILE
     PLEASE READ EACH RESPONSE AND WRITE EITHER "T" for TRUE OR "F" FOR FALSE.
     MAKE SURE TO INDICATE YOUR "T" OR "F" ANSWER IN THE CORRECT COLUMN.

     THERE ARE NO MAYBE'S, SO PLEASE GO WITH EVEN THE SLIGHTEST PREFERENCE.


                                                                        TRUE   FALSE
                                                                          T     F
 1   I like being the "clown" sometimes, especially if I'm bored.
 2   I must be able to do things differently to be happy.
 3   I like to plan out what I'm going to do and then do it.
 4   I don't expect my friends to act or dress a certain way.
 5   Details of a project or assignment don't really matter much.
 6   All the details are necessary to make something look right.
 7   If I go on vacation I like to leave things unplanned.
 8   If confronted I'll fight it out.
 9   I don't enjoy arguments or debates.
10   I like to change what I'm thinking and what I'm doing.
11   I usually follow the rules.
12   When I'm under pressure my mind goes blank.
13   People who are very emotional drive me crazy.
14   I usually have a clear idea of how people should act.
15   I like being "weird" and interesting., even if it shocks others.
16   My friends tell me that I am "bossy".
17   I value people who share their feelings with others.
18   I know how to manipulate people to get what I want.
19   When I get scared I talk too much.
20   Feeling depressed or sad can keep me from doing my work.
21   I love looking crazy or different.
22   I take time to find things that make me look better.
23   I love surprises even if I had planned something else.
24   I tend to get frustrated by people who talk a lot.
25   People would say that I am warm and caring.
26   If I can't find an answer I can usually invent one.
27   My friends tell me that I boss them around.
28   When I am upset I look for my friends or people who care.
29   My friends tell me that I tend to take charge of things.
30   I like things to look neat and color coordinated.
31   I like to be given problems that don't have specific answers.
32   I tend to be impatient with a lot of detail.
33   I never say what I think without thinking it through first.
34   I can change my mind very quickly.
35   I tend to avoid leadership.
36   When I get scared, I tend to think and talk at the same time.
37   I enjoy getting people to give me what I want.
38   I like to see how things fit together.
39   I like to work on many projects at the same time.
40   When I say something I don't "beat around the bush".
41   I prefer to leave the decision making to others.
42   I can be obnoxious when I am bored.
43   I tend to enjoy using the same route when I travel.
44   I tend to avoid being the one who makes the decisions.
45   I can't stand "slobs".
46   I have always learned best by writing it out first.
47   I think planning things out in detail first is a waste of time.
48   I learn new words by saying the words out loud.
49   People tend not to listen when I speak.
50   I have a clear picture of what my family should look like.
51   I am more interested in the future than in the past.
52   I can often see two or more answers to any problem.
53   I show my emotions and think people should.
54   I don't make friends until everything looks o.k.
55   I really don't mind if things don't look perfect.
56   I have always been a leader.
57   I don't see myself as a leader.
58   I always have a lot of projects going at one time.
59   I really hate not being part of a group.
60   Feelings won't stop me from doing what I have to do.
61   I love to do things without planning it out beforehand.
62   I often put pressure on others in order to get things done.
63   I often spend hours drifting from one thing to another.
64   I have always learned best by seeing it written out.
65   I am aware of how I look and how I look to others.
66   My friends get upset when plans change but I usually like it.
67   I am very patient with people who are emotional.
68   In order to try something new I need time to get used to it.
69   I like getting to the point or the essential data.
70   I have been known to "bend the rules" or invent new ones.
71   I'm happiest when I'm doing something I've done before.
72   I really hate it when my plans are changed.
73   I am uneasy around people who base arguments on their feelings or emotions.
74   People have said that I am "hard to pin down".
75   My friends would never say that I'm bossy.
76   Others don't seem to notice details as much as I do.
77   When I can't do everything that I planned, I get upset.
78   It's o.k. that my moods change a lot during the day.
79   If I want something it's hard for me to ask for it directly.
80   If I'm supposed to do something, I need specific instructions.
81   When I talk I tend to get to the point quickly.
82   I enjoy looking or being different.
83   It is hard for me not to be totally honest with friends.
84   When I am upset I prefer to be alone.
85   When I make decisions I stick to them.
86   I tend to be the organizer when our group does something.
87   I tend to rescue people or animals from pain.
88   I like to get in the "middle of things".
89   My greatest pleasure is in planning details of what I'll do.
90   Pictures that are not hung straight irritate me.
91   I would never agonize over the exact details of a project.
 92   People who are very emotional drive me crazy.
 93   I don't like to be in Competition with others.
 94   I rarely regret having an emotional outburst.
 95   I like listening to marching bands.
 96   I don't really like telling people what to do.
 97   I need to see where the project is going before I begin it.
 98   I enjoy clowning around in class, its fun.
 99   I need to see the everything I'll need before I begin a project.
100   I usually notice when others make a mistake.
                                           CAINE IDENTITY STYLES
The following descriptors are a synthesis by Geoffrey and Renate Caine of many learning and social style
available. We use them as guidelines for grasping the different ways in which people perceive their world

We have labeled them Nurturer, Evaluator, Director and Adventurer.

Commentary
There are many ways of exploring individual differences and similarities. For example, cultural backgroun
Responses also vary when we are distressed and when we are relaxed.

However, these style differences are very useful in providing insight into how you and others communicat
and teach. There is no limit to the contexts in which they can be explored and applied.


It is important not to overemphasize styles, of course. We all have aspects of all styles and often NEED
we are weak, rather than just retreat into areas where we are strong. Thus, the goal must be to immerse
in a wide range of experiences, and a richly integrated and complex environment, both safe and challeng
provides support and exposure for all styles to some extent.


Remember, also, the power of context and culture. It is possible that some contexts, by design or belief s
even strengthen the characteristics of certain styles. Hence, there is always more to learn about how we

Everyone has aspects of all four styles. However, one is usually dominant.
  many learning and social style instruments commercially
hich people perceive their worlds.




 or example, cultural background is important.


 w you and others communicate, relate, respond, learn
and applied.


s of all styles and often NEED to develop the areas where
 , the goal must be to immerse yourself and your students
nment, both safe and challenging. This automatically



e contexts, by design or belief system, favor and at times
ys more to learn about how we communicate.

.
If your largest number is associated with the letter N:
         N     NURTURER
              People who are primarily nurturers tend to have many of the following characteristics.

              PERSONAL
              Your feelings are your way of "knowing" and you want to capitalize on this as a streng
              extremely loyal and compassionate and can often see a depth in human interactions t
              it is important to realize that your sense of loyalty and compassion for others may tem
              own thoughts and feelings and that you need extra time to translate your “gut” feelings
              This is especially true when someone else feels differently from you and this person h
              friend. You are capable of giving and agreeing with someone until one day you need
              can't explain why to yourself or the other(s). You'll have given too much too often whil
              convictions.

              It may therefore appear as though you are slower than others who seem to be able to
              decisions. But if you recognize that it takes you more time to think than others becaus
              scan and incorporate the emotional costs and signals involved. When you take time to
              more complex impressions, then others tend to see you as sensitive and very bright.
              inner feelings and you are free to take time without pleasing or protecting another, you
              organization.

              Working “hands on” by engaging your tactile senses is another strength. You like to to
              and often need to do that before you fully understand something in greater depth. If y
              building things or creating projects or products that include using as many of your phy
              bring unique knowledge and skills to your job or profession.

              Friends are central to your happiness. Your work environment needs to include workin
              supportive environment is very important to you. You need people around you and ca
              when these things do not exist in your personal life. Because you care so much, you li
              hard for causes that you believe in.
              WORK
              You tend to need details and get frustrated if you don't get enough instructions or the t
              of help and reassurance to make sure you are doing things correctly and if this was no
              was impatient or others could do things much faster) you may have decided that you w
              have the right kind of attention and help, however, your love of detail may have develo
              analytical and intellectual.
You need personal contact with your administrator, so the best administrators for you
people in general. Since feelings are so important to you, working only for an outcome
and critical or negative comments can hurt you deeply and temporarily destroy your cr
you means someone cares and has taken time to notice and recognize what you have

Because touch helps you to understand, you should find ways to physically explore an
movement to learn anything from learning theory to computing. In learning, your first n
subject.
THINGS TO AVOID
Above all, avoid getting involved with negative people or people who are simply not go
much of your time in the company of people who are generally positive and care abou
who really allow you to be you, whether you are happy or angry or slow or analytical.


WHEN YOU DOWNSHIFT
When you are tired and fatigued or in a situation where you feel too much of a sense o
leaving you with few choices or are hampering your initiative) you downshift. You can
because you will tend to manipulate through creating guilt in others and through self p
sense of your own worth and focus on taking action. This will allow you to face negati



THINGS TO DO FOR YOURSELF
Spend time by yourself and THINK things through or find a close friend and talk things
decisions can be tough for you because you need people so much that you are easily
to separate "you" from how others feel about something.

Learn to forgive and forget, develop a positive attitude, and develop your own interests
that is creative and physical. Also find a project where you are the leader. Remembe
Try to separate what is useful from what is not.

A good axiom for you is to remember Ivan Barzakov's 3A principles:
Acknowledge what is happening; Accept the world as it is; Act on what is needed and
through on the third "A".


COMMUNICATION
When working with others on a cooperative project, failing to see how we tend to act o
perceptions and preferences can cost immense frustration for everyone. Here are som
Others may not share your need to focus on a supportive atmosphere and may in fact
different ways. Directors for example have an overriding objective - to get the job don
you but they tend to naturally deal with the facts and will genuinely be frustrated by so
interpersonal issues. Adventurers may appear frivolous to you but their creativity and
essential to your project and will complement or supplement the other styles represen
compatible with Evaluators because they share your sense of detail but may also strik
primary objective is to capitalize on everyone’s strengths and stay as non-judgementa
everyone to contribute their best and prevents emotional “invisibles” from sabotaging a
 f the following characteristics.


o capitalize on this as a strength. On the positive side you are
a depth in human interactions that escape others. At the same time
ompassion for others may temporarily overpower or influence your
  to translate your “gut” feelings into words others can understand.
 ntly from you and this person happens to be a superior or close
meone until one day you need to leave the entire situation and
  given too much too often while ignoring or violating your deeper


others who seem to be able to make intuitively guided “quick”
me to think than others because along with information you need to
 volved. When you take time to search for words to express these
 as sensitive and very bright. When you explore and trust your
sing or protecting another, you often turn out to be invaluable to an


another strength. You like to touch and feel the world around you
omething in greater depth. If you have the opportunity to work
ude using as many of your physical senses as possible, you can
 ion.

onment needs to include working with others since being in a
eed people around you and can become depressed and morose
 ause you care so much, you like to help others. You tend to work



get enough instructions or the time to "do it right". You prefer lots
ngs correctly and if this was not given early on in school (a teacher
u may have decided that you were not a good learner. If you did
 love of detail may have developed your capacity to be both
he best administrators for you tend to be the ones who care about
 u, working only for an outcome or a product is often not enough,
and temporarily destroy your creativity and initiative. Reward for
e and recognize what you have done.

d ways to physically explore any subject. Use clay, models and
mputing. In learning, your first need is to feel at home with the



r people who are simply not good for you. You need to spend
 nerally positive and care about people. This includes individuals
or angry or slow or analytical.



 you feel too much of a sense of helplessness (other forces are
 ative) you downshift. You can recognize when this is happening
uilt in others and through self pity ("poor me"). Try to develop a
his will allow you to face negative situations without feeling helpless




d a close friend and talk things through. Making your own
ple so much that you are easily tempted to compromise. You need
g.

and develop your own interests and ideas. Find a hobby or interest
you are the leader. Remember that you can learn from criticism.


 A principles:
 is; Act on what is needed and what you can actually do. Follow




 ng to see how we tend to act out and express our unique
 on for everyone. Here are some things to remember:
ve atmosphere and may in fact see the notion of support in very
 g objective - to get the job done. They may appear insensitive to
 l genuinely be frustrated by someone focusing or emphasizing
   to you but their creativity and divergent thinking will prove
ment the other styles represented. You will find yourself most
ense of detail but may also strike you as visual perfectionists. The
 s and stay as non-judgemental as possible. This attitude allows
al “invisibles” from sabotaging a superior collective effort.
If your largest number is associated with the letter D :
         D     DIRECTOR
               People who are primarily directors tend to have the many of the following characterist

               PERSONAL
              Challenge and leadership are both extremely important to you, and you like to both ha
              make decisions quickly and stick to them. You want the facts before making any decis
              with detail and look for the big picture. It is important to you to understand what is hap
              Words and sounds are very important to you and you tend to take seriously what som
              discerning when people do not mean what they say, and you do not like those people
              information and use it.


              You love a big challenge and easily put pressure on others even if you hate being und
              you tend to be a leader, but you may alienate people by seeming not to care about the
              organized plan is important to you. You tend to plan big and finish what you start. If s
              from developing projects and succeeding at them, you can become very depressed or
              and can be "blunt" and even rude at times. You do not like people who talk about thei


              You will probably fight if confronted or attacked.


               WORK
              You tend to benefit more than most from a lecture, being talked to by someone you re
              because you like to learn by listening. You have a strong need for accomplishments a
              provide you with these. You can become very impatient with yourself and others, part
              time it takes to complete a task, and you tend not to want to hear other people's excus
              important to you, and you should learn to use them. You do well with people who stick
              things work, and who do not expect you to share personal feelings. In work, you will p
              position because that seems most comfortable to you and allows you to supervise you
              like to talk ideas out, but without taking much time.


               THINGS TO AVOID
              Avoid being too "bossy" and working with too many projects that require attention to a
              yourself under pressure and if you delegate, remember that others do not necessarily


               WHEN YOU DOWNSHIFT
When you are tired and fatigued or in a situation where you feel too much of a sense o
leaving you with few choices or are hampering your initiative) you downshift. You can
because you will tend to become dogmatic about issues and feel that you have to prov
authority of others without thinking it through first. With normal censorship gone will u
the “truth” or tell people what they should do with their lives. Beware of your tendency
often other options and solutions.


THINGS TO DO FOR YOURSELF
You need projects where you can take charge and which have a good chance of succ
about how much you can accomplish within the time available. It may help to learn so
sport that gives you a good sense of rhythm and timing. You need to work at relaxing
how other people feel and why feelings are important. In order to be a real leader, you
are able to understand what someone else is experiencing. Your own feelings are als
help you become a truly good leader who balances facts with values and human emot
words people use to describe something are not as "concrete" as they sound to you.
important, but you need to see that many people use language hypothetically or metap
important.

COMMUNICATION
When working with others on a cooperative project, failing to see how we tend to act o
perceptions and preferences can cost immense frustration for everyone. Here are som

You tend to naturally deal with the facts and will genuinely be frustrated by someone
interpersonal issues or engage in ideas or discussion not relative to the task at hand. O
focus so totally on the project. Nurturers for example have an overriding need to pay a
and attend to how everyone is getting along. They may feel that how a job is accompl
being accomplished. This will frustrate you immensely and make you feel that this is a
your second highest scoring style happens to be Nurturer). You will probably get along
time because once they understand what you want they will get the job done and will p
that is difficult for you but that you appreciate. Their ability to focus will also be valued
unless they take too long or bother you with their (emotional) frustration at being rushe
something below their somewhat perfectionistic sense of quality. You will enjoy the A
quick to grasp ideas and goals and you admire their ability to come up with the “right”
like you, they often do not value or even understand the myriads of details involved in
therefore leave you with false starts or too many ideas to pursue. If you can recogniz
creativity and divergent thinking and learn to realistically evaluate their ability to compl
essential to your project and will complement or supplement the other styles represen
capitalize on everyone’s strengths and stay as non-judgemental as possible. This atti
their best and prevents emotional “invisibles” from sabotaging a superior collective effo
ny of the following characteristics.


 to you, and you like to both have and give direction. You tend to
e facts before making any decision but you tend to be impatient
 you to understand what is happening and how things work.
 nd to take seriously what someone says. You are good at
d you do not like those people at all. You do however collect



 ers even if you hate being under pressure yourself. That is why
   seeming not to care about them or being too sharp or abrupt. An
g and finish what you start. If someone or something stops you
can become very depressed or angry. You don't like to waste time
 like people who talk about their feelings or don't "stand up" to you.




 g talked to by someone you respect or if you are interested,
ng need for accomplishments and challenge, and work needs to
 t with yourself and others, particularly if you have misjudged the
nt to hear other people's excuses. Words and sounds are
 u do well with people who stick to the facts and help you see how
nal feelings. In work, you will probably end up in a leadership
 nd allows you to supervise your plans while they become real. You




ects that require attention to a great deal of detail. Don't put
that others do not necessarily like or handle pressure any better.
 you feel too much of a sense of helplessness (other forces are
ative) you downshift. You can recognize when this is happening
s and feel that you have to prove yourself. You may question the
 normal censorship gone will use your very sharp tongue to reveal
 ves. Beware of your tendency to fight when confronted. There are




h have a good chance of succeeding. Practice being realistic
ailable. It may help to learn some musical instrument or some
  You need to work at relaxing and taking the time to understand
n order to be a real leader, you will need compassion so that you
ing. Your own feelings are also important and addressing them will
s with values and human emotions. Remember also, that the
ncrete" as they sound to you. Honoring your word is very
nguage hypothetically or metaphorically. For them words are less




ng to see how we tend to act out and express our unique
on for everyone. Here are some things to remember:

 ely be frustrated by someone focusing or emphasizing
ot relative to the task at hand. Others may not share your need to
ave an overriding need to pay attention to the emotional climate
   feel that how a job is accomplished is as important as what is
and make you feel that this is a complete waste of time (unless
er). You will probably get along well with Evaluators most of the
   will get the job done and will pay the kind of attention to detail
  ility to focus will also be valued since that too will help the project
 onal) frustration at being rushed or bullied or having to complete
of quality. You will enjoy the Adventurers because they tend to be
 lity to come up with the “right” or creative answers you need. But
   myriads of details involved in what they suggest be done and
 to pursue. If you can recognize their contribution in the form of
   evaluate their ability to complete the task or job, they will prove
ment the other styles represented. The primary objective is to
 emental as possible. This attitude allows everyone to contribute
 taging a superior collective effort.
If your largest number is associated with the letter A:
         A    ADVENTURER
              People who are primarily nurturers tend to have many of the following characteristics.

              PERSONAL
              Change and variety are very important to you, including variety of sensory experience. You are
              ability to anticipate what is going to happen in the future. Sometimes, however, you just guess. Y
              and you are willing to look at things that are unique and different. This also holds true for autho
              authority, be that rules or people, as infallible. To you there is always another way, and if rules
              you are capable of ignoring them and developing your own. The risk is that you lose a sense of
              peoples' perspectives and needs.

               You love sensation, variety and fun and often find yourself involved in several projects and ide
              can spread yourself too thin. You may also put off completing projects because you feel that you
              lose interest. You tend to be a risk taker because the new usually seems more interesting to you
              friend can wake up at three in the morning for an emergency and you'll think its great because it
              friend and really enjoy people. You are often popular because you love to entertain and "play ar
              tend to know what they want and need and don't mind giving it to them if it doesn't restrict you o
              however change your mind or "forget" promises or appointments because something else more i
              balance, you are a very good leader because of your ability to keep in touch with all facets of a p
              problems.


              WORK
              You tend to decide more by "intuition" than by analysis. This means that you often come up wi
              know how you did it. You tend to be a good problem solver because you believe in the possibil
              to think of solving a problem in a new and unique way. Teachers tended to see you as an undera
              at the right answer and improve on what others do but could not always explain your answer or
              called on to do so. As a result, your grades did not reflect what they saw you capable of doing.
              well and need self discipline.
              You may be very impatient with ordinary classroom teaching and regular meetings, especially th
              and appear to stall your interactive bent. Lack of variety and challenge probably brought out the
              you could be disruptive in any situation if you were bored or not committed. You really need to
              to spread yourself too thin and sign up for too many things. You need much of your work to be
              permitted to do things in a new and unique way, are challenged to do your best, and are allowed
              way. Also, even though it seems counter intuitive, work in very quiet, almost peaceful surround
              challenging, you may find that you actually concentrate better and be more productive in a peace


              THINGS TO AVOID
Try to stay with one thing until it is finished or put things back before you go on to another proje
absolutely necessary if your talents are not going to be wasted. It is critical that you challenge y
expected as a minimum effort. Remember that not everyone is so ready to look at a new idea or
authority. Also remember that there are real limits.


WHEN YOU DOWNSHIFT
When you are tired and fatigued or in a situation where you feel too much of a sense of helpless
with few choices or are hampering your initiative) you downshift. You can recognize when this
to be scattered in your work and in your thinking. You may find youself looking at a world of a
when in fact what is called for is the very opposite. At the best of times you see more possibiliti
explore many interesting directions, but when severely stressed or downshifted you will be unab
enough to produce results and gain the respect for yourself and from others that you need. You
can do anything you choose and ignore the natural limitations and hard, persistent work necessa
shocked by very real barriers which prevent you from implementing your path of choice. When
casual and intuitive and be shocked that the "real world" expects you to be able to pay close atte
the project you yourself suggested.

When downshifted you can also tend to exaggerate things or be too emotionally dramatic. Othe
this and can get terribly upset while you actually feel that the dramatic expression is necessary f


THINGS TO DO FOR YOURSELF
 Learn to relax, slow down and turn your mind off. This will allow you to see things more clear
interests and talents and produce a product that you can be proud of or that is recognized by pee

Develop patience with others who do not share your ability to see how things could, instead of s
commitments instead of letting the current mood carry you, and get involved in a project that he
other people and acknowledge their contributions and ideas.


COMMUNICATION
When working with others on a cooperative project, failing to see how we tend to act out and ex
preferences can cost immense frustration for everyone. Here are some things to remember:
Your overriding ability in groups will focus on your creativity and ability to think divergently. Y
possibilities for any project. If you can narrow these down to realistically creative and challengi
group who can fulfill this function, than your contribution will be invaluable. Since you tend to
feel comfortable with the unknown you can sound overly confidant to others and may need to ta
colleagues of the need to change or to embrace the new. You tend to be “quick” to grasp notion
and details can escape you. Be aware that you may at times appear arrogant and superficial to o
do not share your ability to live with active uncertainty. Nurturers for example pay attention to
how everyone is getting along. They may feel frustrated by your disregard for the more conserva
offended by your apparent over self confidence and lack of respect for the way things have alwa
enthusiasm for the Directors They will however have they share your
get along well withbig ideas. most of the time becausedifficulty with you if you do not produce
invented. Their ability to support your ideas will be appreciated and under the right circumstanc
other styles, Directors and Adventurers can combine to create feats that no one thought possible
comprehend are the Evaluators. Their need to see the whole picture including the details before
to live in the moment and invent the necessaries as you go. Evaluators will want time limits and
pieces prior to implementing something. You will need to see that this is not “petty” but someth
dreams and visions become real. If you can learn to understand how they think and use those gi
your project and will complement or supplement the other styles represented. The primary obje
strengths and stay as non-judgemental as possible. This attitude allows everyone to contribute t
“invisibles” from sabotaging a superior collective effort.
g characteristics.



nsory experience. You are probably best known for your
  however, you just guess. You live in a world of possibilities
 is also holds true for authority. You tend not to take
s another way, and if rules or people don't make sense to you,
 is that you lose a sense of orderliness and respect for other


  in several projects and ideas at the same time. In fact, you
s because you feel that you know how they will turn out, and
ms more interesting to you. You are the kind of person a
ll think its great because its a change. You can be a good
ve to entertain and "play around". You listen to others and
m if it doesn't restrict you or bore you to do so. You can
ause something else more interesting came up. When in
 touch with all facets of a project and find solutions to




that you often come up with the right answer but don't always
you believe in the possibility of an answer and don't hesitate
ded to see you as an underachiever because you could arrive
ys explain your answer or repeat your performance when
aw you capable of doing. You may not handle details very


ular meetings, especially those that deal with the status quo
ge probably brought out the "clown" in you as a student, and
 mitted. You really need to challenge yourself. Remember not
d much of your work to be in a context where you are
 your best, and are allowed to solve problems in your own
 , almost peaceful surroundings. As long as the world is
 more productive in a peaceful setting.
 you go on to another project. This may be hard for you but is
ritical that you challenge yourself and go beyond what is
dy to look at a new idea or ignore conventional rules and




much of a sense of helplessness (other forces are leaving you
ou can recognize when this is happening because you will tend
self looking at a world of all possibilities without restrictions
 es you see more possibilities than most people and tend to
wnshifted you will be unable to stay with one focus long
others that you need. You can fool yourself into thinking you
 d, persistent work necessary for the job. You are then
your path of choice. When downshifted you can become too
 to be able to pay close attention to details as you complete


motionally dramatic. Other people don't know how to handle
c expression is necessary for emphasis.



ou to see things more clearly. Make sure you develop your
r that is recognized by peers .

w things could, instead of should, be done. Keep your
nvolved in a project that helps you complete things, respect




w we tend to act out and express our unique perceptions and
e things to remember:
ility to think divergently. You will tend to see multiple
cally creative and challenging goals, or have someone in the
aluable. Since you tend to see future trends more clearly and
  others and may need to take time to convince your
 be “quick” to grasp notions and ideas although the realities
 rogant and superficial to others who have different values and
  example pay attention to the emotional climate and attend to
 gard for the more conservative ideas of others and will feel
r the way things have always been done. You will probably
 r
 you if you do not produce results or create the vision you
under the right circumstances and with the support of the
hat no one thought possible. The most difficult style for you
including the details beforehand flies in the face of your need
rs will want time limits and will need to see the bits and
is is not “petty” but something that can help you make your
they think and use those gifts then they will prove essential to
 esented. The primary objective is to capitalize on everyone’s
ws everyone to contribute their best and prevents emotional
If your largest number is associated with the letter E:
         E     EVALUATOR
              People who are primarily organizers tend to have many of the following characteristics

              PERSONAL
              Order and system are very important to you. How things "look", either in the real world
              When you are creative, you have a very good sense of design. Your first impression o
              what you see rather than on a conversation. For example, how people dress, the style
              may be something you notice. You can see the beauty in the world around you and a


              You also care what other people think of you and how you look to them. You love eve
              and to have a beginning, a middle and an end. You are systematic and a good planne
              according to your plans. The result is that you have expectations about how things wi
              also be inflexible and may find it difficult to adjust when something unexpected happen
              who won't be happy until everything is "picture perfect." You may also be overly critica
              life as much as you could.

              When faced with a decision you like to have the reasons and to think things through.
              sides of a question, and like to have time to make up your mind. Because you see all
              at times you tend to "sit on the fence" before acting. However, once you form an opin

              You are naturally neat and orderly and like things to "look right". If angry at the world o
              adventurer in you, you can dress in unique, dramatic, or even bizarre ways. Whateve
              be with something they can "see".

              WORK
              You like to do things right and pay attention to appearance, method, design and detail
              time to create your vision. If this was denied you as a child, you may have become dis
              sloppy job (if you can't achieve the best, why try?) or dressing in sloppy ways. It can
              middle way. Either something has to look perfect and you stay up all night to make it s
              relatively little.

              An evaluator is a student often liked by teachers because, when they care, whatever t
              administrators and colleagues who gives them diagrams and pictures. It would help yo
              and to create word pictures through writing and theater. You also need to take time to
              often have visions or pictures or dreams that other people don't see, and a good leade
              express those pictures and ideas.


              THINGS TO AVOID
Acknowledge your first impressions but take the time to look below the surface becaus
seem. Because you may procrastinate, give yourself deadlines. You should also avo
before you begin. The key is do something - take some action - and then evaluate it.


WHEN YOU DOWNSHIFT
When you are tired and fatigued or in a situation where you feel too much of a sense o
leaving you with few choices or are hampering your initiative) you downshift. You can
because you will tend to focus very narrowly requiring and thus designing narrow time
therefore lose a sense of the whole project and unnecessarily and artificially fragmen
Particularly if you are in a supervisory position you will leave your subordinates withou
deadlines and narrow constraints that make little sense to them (in other words you d
level you may inadvertently withdraw from people who care about you. This is importa
others to understand that you need to do this, and DON'T withdraw too much or too lo
some people will resent you for not dealing more directly with them and the issues inv


THINGS TO DO FOR YOURSELF
Give yourself lots of time to plan and complete projects, provided you also have deadl
look the way you want. In addition, make sure that you regularly ACT instead of just th


Try not to be so hard on yourself and others (your need for perfection) by developing
what they are because of the experiences which shaped them. When you learn to acc
are, you will also relax your judgment about yourself and others and be happier.

You are very creative and artistic and need to find a way to express your artistic and c


COMMUNICATION
When working with others on a cooperative project, failing to see how we tend to act o
perceptions and preferences can cost immense frustration for everyone. Here are som


Others may not share your need to focus on visual perfection and may in fact see the
ways. Directors for example have an overriding objective - to get the job done. Unles
is Nurturer you will probably get along well with directors most of the time. Once you u
left alone to create it, your fulfillment of their vision and your attention to detail will be a
also be valued since that too will help the project. They tend to naturally deal with the
frustrated by someone focusing or emphasizing interpersonal issues or engage in idea
task at hand. Adventurers will be particularly challenging to you. Their ability to come
answer without doing all the hard work can irritate. Also, they often do not value or ev
details involved in what they suggest be done. They may appear frivolous to you but t
will prove essential to your project and will complement or supplement the other styles
yourself most compatible with Nurturers because they share your sense of detail but m
enough and too focused on practical solutions or analytical detail. The primary object
strengths and stay as non-judgemental as possible. This attitude allows everyone to c
emotional “invisibles” from sabotaging a superior collective effort.
 of the following characteristics.


 s "look", either in the real world or in your mind, is also important.
design. Your first impression of a person or place is based on
ple, how people dress, the style and color combinations or clothes,
 in the world around you and are attracted by elegant design.


 ou look to them. You love events and things to be well ordered,
  systematic and a good planner and you like things to take place
pectations about how things will turn out. That means that you can
 something unexpected happens. You can also be a perfectionist
 You may also be overly critical and this stops you from enjoying


 s and to think things through. You have the ability to see both
 ur mind. Because you see all the possibilities and the problems,
owever, once you form an opinion you tend to stick to it firmly.

ok right". If angry at the world or if you also have much of the
 even bizarre ways. Whatever your statement to the world, it will




nce, method, design and detail. You need lots of recognition and
hild, you may have become discouraged and rebelled by doing a
essing in sloppy ways. It can be hard for an evaluator to find the
ou stay up all night to make it so, or you don't care and do



se, when they care, whatever they do looks good. Evaluators like
s and pictures. It would help you to practice drawing and design,
  You also need to take time to see how things fit together. You
ple don't see, and a good leader for you is one who helps you to
 look below the surface because things are not always what they
eadlines. You should also avoid waiting for everything to be perfect
  action - and then evaluate it.



 you feel too much of a sense of helplessness (other forces are
ative) you downshift. You can recognize when this is happening
nd thus designing narrow time lines and objectives. You may
ssarily and artificially fragment what needs to be accomplished.
eave your subordinates without a sense of purpose and angry over
  to them (in other words you downshift them!). On a more private
 are about you. This is important and appropriate for you BUT help
'T withdraw too much or too long. You could lose friends and
y with them and the issues involved.



 provided you also have deadlines. You need time to make things
regularly ACT instead of just thinking.


d for perfection) by developing compassion. People have become
d them. When you learn to accept people for what and who they
d others and be happier.

y to express your artistic and creative ideas visually.



ng to see how we tend to act out and express our unique
on for everyone. Here are some things to remember:


ection and may in fact see the notion of perfection in very different
ve - to get the job done. Unless your second highest scoring style
s most of the time. Once you understand what they want and are
your attention to detail will be appreciated. Your ability to focus will
 tend to naturally deal with the facts and will genuinely be
 sonal issues or engage in ideas or discussion not relative to the
 g to you. Their ability to come up with the “right” or creative
o, they often do not value or even understand the myriads of
ay appear frivolous to you but their creativity and divergent thinking
 or supplement the other styles represented. You will find
share your sense of detail but may also strike you as not artistic
tical detail. The primary objective is to capitalize on everyone’s
is attitude allows everyone to contribute their best and prevents
 ive effort.

								
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