Influence - The Peacock
The 4 behaviours in this quadrant explained here plus more
  • High I
  • Description - High I - Assertive - People Oriented

    General Characteristics: Socialiser; Promoter; Enthusiastic; Trusting; Optimistic. Persuasive; Talkative. Impulsive; Emotional. Extrovert / People oriented. Achieves success by persuading others to work with them towards their goals.

    General Characteristics in conflict: Tends to vent; explosive emotional attacks others and their ideas; Uses condemnations and put downs to discredit others; Tells people how they “feel” about things.

    Ingrained Trait: Concepts; Lots of concepts formed in the mind.

    Strengths: Always available for others; Inspiring to be around; Spreads positive attitude; Praises others.

    Limitations (as seen by others): Tasks fall through the cracks, projects do not get finished; lack organization.

    Examples: Barack Obama, Taylor Swift, Elton John.

    Approximate percentage of population: 34%

    Are any of these four behaviours you? If not, try another quadrant.

    Any categorization of persons, whether living or dead, is a matter of expert opinion and not the result of actual testing. We do use third party testing; ever.. This is part of the Oxor Method™.

    Remember, generally we do not know our own and one is not any better than another.

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    I'm going to work with you to make sure you get what you want. Persuader profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 2%. MBTI - ENFJ. Extrovert, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging.

    If we all work together and follow the plan, we can make it happen. Appraiser profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 12%. MBTI - ESFJ. Extrovert, Sensing, Feeling, Judging.

    Hey! Isn’t this fantastic? Promoter profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 7%. MBTI - ENFP. Extrovert, Intuitive, Feeling, Perceiving.

    Everything’s going to be just fine; I’m with you all the way. Counselor profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 13%. MBTI - ESFP. Extrovert, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving.

    5 - Persuader - A poised leader. Examples: PETER. Many sales people; stockbrokers (in some cases), politicians (in some cases). Sarah Palin. Barack Obama.

    6 - Appraiser - An analytical leader. Examples: DAVID. Bill Clinton. Paul McCartney. Michael Clarke.

    7 - Promoter - An optimistic leader. Examples: KING SAUL. Elton John. Leonardo DiCaprio. Josh Frydenberg.

    8 - Counselor - An approachable leader. Examples: BARNABAS. Jamie Oliver. Steve Irwin. Marilyn Monroe.

    5 - Persuader - Verbal acuity and flexibility. (Acuity = "a mind like a steel trap").

    6 - Appraiser - Winning fairly and creatively with others.

    7 - Promoter - Approval, popularity.

    8 - Counselor - Friendship and happiness.

    5 - Persuader - Will be open minded.

    6 - Appraiser - Will be fair and objective.

    7 - Promoter - Will look at the bright side.

    8 - Counselor - Will want a win-win solution.

    5 - Persuader - Patience (Assigned Virtue by this site)- Endurance under difficult circumstances; steadfast.

    6 - Appraiser - Temperance (Virtue Rank 6/7) - Espousal of moderation, marked by personal restraint. Control over excess such as abstinence, moderation, chastity, modesty, humility, prudence, self-regulation and control, forgiveness and mercy. Restraining some impulses such as sexual desire, vanity, or anger. Constant mindfulness of others and one's surroundings.

    7 - Promoter - Kindness (Virtue Rank 2/7) - Behaviour marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and concern for others. Charity, compassion, friendship, and sympathy without prejudice and for its own sake.

    8 - Counselor - Charity (Virtue Rank 5/7) - Love of God, but also to the love of neighbours. Generosity and a willingness to give. A nobility of thought or actions.

    5 - Persuader - Eager puppy / exhibitionist.

    6 - Appraiser - Sneaky / whisperer.

    7 - Promoter - Joker / slow coach.

    8 - Counselor - Woolly thinker / optimist.

    5 - Persuader - Beware of placing a bit too much trust in people and possibly get burned in the process.

    6 - Appraiser - Beware that your high enthusiasm may be seen by some as shallow or self absorbed.

    7 - Promoter - Be aware of overusing your enthusiastic attitude to the point of becoming obtrusive.

    8 - Counselor - Be aware that you may be overly tolerant with individuals who are unproductive when considering your team's efforts.

    Style - Tend to Collaborate.

    Result - Tend to be they win and the other side wins.

    Outcome - Rewarding.

    Style - I's tend to evaluate others by how well they verabilze feelings.

    Result - I's see performance reviews more as a time to look talk about doing better than a time to confront underperformance.

    Outcome - Any underperformance of the appraisee is likely to continue.

    Style - High I's trade on creating relationships, sharing personal information as a routine part of customer service.

    Result - Customer may have to restate the problem. “I have had so much fun talking; I forgot to write it down.”

    Outcome - It’s next to impossible for a customer, who is lucky to get a word in edgewise, to vent. Assurances are offered often not knowing if the promises can be fulfilled.

    5 - Persuader - Passion - Leverage high energy to fire up person or team to achieve specific goal. With Innovation as Secondary, The Catalyst - Out of the box, Social, Energising.

    6 - Appraiser - Innovation - Encourage others to explore alternative ideas and new techniques. With Mystique as Secondary, The Provacateur - Clever, Adept, Contemporary.

    7 - Promoter - Passion - Leverage high energy to fire up person or team to achieve specific goal. With Passion as Secondary, The Drama - Theatrical, Emotional, Sensitive, 'Drama Queen'.

    8 - Counselor - Passion - Leverage high energy to fire up person or team to achieve specific goal. With Trust as Secondary, The Beloved - Nurturing, Loyal, Sincere.

    ID - I with D - Priority. Open, People-Oriented v. Guarded, Task-Oriented.

    II - I with I - Competition.

    IS - I with S - Pace. Direct, Fast-Paced v. Indirect, Slower-Paced.

    IC - I with C - Pace & Priority. Direct, Fast-Paced, Open, People-Oriented v. Indirect, Slower-Paced, Guarded, Task-Oriented.

    5 - Persuader - Mr. Sales. Peacock. Champagne. Boxer.

    6 - Appraiser - Mr. Figjam. Swan. Homemade lemonade. Great Dane.

    7 - Promoter - Mr. Entertainer. Bluebird. Cocktail. Golden Retriever.

    8 - Counselor - Mr. Tolerant. Budgerigar. Punch. Poodle.

    5 - Persuader - Overly optimistic.

    6 - Appraiser - Terse.

    7 - Promoter - Unreliable.

    8 - Counselor - Always late.

    5 - Persuader - Volunteering holiday.

    6 - Appraiser - Family trip to Disneyland.

    7 - Promoter - Music festival.

    8 - Counselor - Rio carnival.

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    5 - Persuader - With Agent and Perfectionist.

    6 - Appraiser - With Specialist and Achiever.

    7 - Promoter - With Investigator and Creative (as High C).

    8 - Counselor - With Objective Thinker and Practitioner.

    5 - Persuader - Empowering others. Encouraging others to grow and develop; Creating programs that enrich others; Motivating and inspiring others; Focusing on personal meaning and self-expression; Motivating others to use information for their own benefit; Solving new and complex problems that will benefit the future of humanity; Changing the way people do things; Helping others resolve conflict; Mentoring; Designing projects; Focusing on performing.

    6 - Appraiser - Making others happy. Providing practical services for others; Helping people with information; Planning social events; Being patient with others; Caretaking; Getting answers for people now; Finding resources for people; Following written procedured; Making others feel comfortable and at ease; Serving; Focusing on what people need.

    7 - Promoter - Empowering others. Encouraging others to grow and develop; Creating programs that enrich others; Motivating and inspiring others; Focusing on personal meaning and self-expression; Motivating others to use information for their own benefit; Solving new and complex problems that will benefit the future of humanity; Changing the way people do things; Helping others resolve conflict; Mentoring; Designing projects; Focusing on performing.

    8 - Counselor - Making others happy. Providing practical services for others; Helping people with information; Planning social events; Being patient with others; Caretaking; Getting answers for people now; Finding resources for people; Following written procedured; Making others feel comfortable and at ease; Serving; Focusing on what people need.

    5 - Persuader - Social. The social friend, who plans fun events and just expects you to show up for them. They are there to support you in your time of need and listen to your problems no matter what. They are the friend you can chat with nonstop, and they never seem to get tired of it.

    6 - Appraiser - Make you feel good. The best friend, who always seems to make you feel really good about yourself. They talk you up and try to show you that you are truly amazing. They occasionally drive you nuts though when they force you to take better care of yourself (or they actually do it for you).

    7 - Promoter - Enthusiastic. The enthusiastic and exciting friend, who is like your own personal cheerleader. They have a way of making you see the bright side of life, and make you feel truly good about yourself. Somehow you feel like they admire you, and always have a good compliment for you. You never feel bored when you are around them.

    8 - Counselor - Party animal. The friend who is always a blast to hang out with and who is always down for something new. You can’t go wrong partying with them and they always seem to know where the best parties are.

    5 - Persuader - Myers Briggs MBTI - ENFJ; Extrovert, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging. KIERSEY - Idealist - Teacher. iPERSONIC - Engaged Idealist. Career: College professor, high school teacher, social worker, non-profit director, trainer, sales manager, recruiter, executive, fund raiser, health advisor, clergy, facilitator, or counselor. Examples: Barack Obama; Sarah Palin; Prince William.

    6 - Appraiser - Myers Briggs MBTI - ESFJ. Extrovert, Sensing, Feeling, Judging. KIERSEY - Guardian - Provider. iPERSONIC - Social Realist. Career: Health care, physician, nurse, therapist, education, social service, religion, retail owner, receptionist, real estate agent or sales representative. Examples: Pope John Paul II; Bono; Bill Clinton.

    7 - Promoter - Myers Briggs MBTI - ENFP. Extrovert, Intuitive, Feeling, Perceiving. KIERSEY - Idealist - Champion. iPERSONIC - Spontaneous Idealist. Career: Columnist, journalist, publicist, copy writer, advertising account executive, character actor, cartoonist, art educator, restaurateur with unique theme or inventor. Examples: Leonardo DiCaprio; Cameron Diaz; Katy Perry.

    8 - Counselor - Myers Briggs MBTI - ESFP. Extrovert, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving. KIERSEY - Atrisian (= Craftsman) - Performer. iPERSONIC - Laid-back Doer. Career: Performer, promoter, musician, PR specialist, a fund-raiser or a labor relations mediator. Examples: Ellen Degeneres; Walt Disney; Mark Twain.