Steadiness - The Dove
The 4 behaviours in this quadrant explained here plus more
  • High S
  • Description - High S - Reserved - People Oriented

    General Characteristics: Relator; Supporter; Good listener; Team player. Possessive. Steady; Predictable. Understanding; Friendly. Introvert / People oriented. Works with others as part of a team to achieve success.

    General Characteristics in conflict: Tends to suppress; Gives in to keep peace and reduce conflict; Appears to agree with others; tolerates things even when disagreeing; Desires to save the relationship even if it hurts them the most.

    Ingrained Trait: Innovation; In the sense of the ability to 'make or prepare things'.

    Strengths: Good team player; Empathetic to other's needs; Methodical; Good listener; Easy to get along with; Appreciative of others; Praises.

    Limitations (as seen by others): Indecisive; Indirect, Resistant to change, Sometimes worn down by other's problems.

    Example: Mother Teresa, Jimmy Carter, John Denver.

    Approximate percentage of population: 14%

    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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    Well, we got the job done on time! Specialist profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 6% MBTI - ISFP. Introvert, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving.

    I’m determined to find out what’s causing this. Investigator profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 1%. MBTI - INFJ. Introvert, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging.

    Just tell me what you would like me to do. Agent profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 4%. MBTI - INFP. Introvert, Intuitive, Feeling, Perceiving.

    It’s my project. I want the credit and I’ll take the blame. Achiever profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 3%. MBTI - ISTP. Introvert, Sensing, Thinking, Perceiving.

    9 - Specialist - A cautious leader. Example: JOHN. Martina Navratalova. Ted Baillieu.

    10 - Investigator - A determined leader. Examples: ABRAHAM. Jimmy Carter. Mother Teresa.

    11 - Agent - An appreciative leader. Examples: NEHEMIAH. Nelson Mandela. Martin Luther King.

    12 - Achiever - A missionary leader. Examples: ISAAC. Clint Eastwood. Tom Cruise.

    9 - Specialist - Create calm, safe environment.

    10 - Investigator - Dogged detrmination and follow through. Integrates attitudes, values, standards and the opinions of others into one's own identity or sense of self (particularly if 'boss' is Developer, Results or Inspitational).

    11 - Agent - Treats people with respect.

    12 - Achiever - Fights for equality and justice. Often involved in 'causes'. Immovable on issues.

    9 - Specialist - Will want to keep things the same.

    10 - Investigator - Will provide rationale.

    11 - Agent - May avoid conflict to preserve the group.

    12 - Achiever - Will be precise about facts.

    9 - Specialist - Diligence (Virtue Rank 4/7) - Steadfast application, assiduousness and industry, hard work. A zealous and careful nature in one's actions and work. Decisive work ethic. Budgeting one's time; monitoring one's own activities to guard against laziness.

    10 - Investigator - Chastity (Virtue Rank 7/7) - Sexual behaviour that is acceptable to the moral standards and guidelines of their culture, civilization or religion. Sexual abstinence, especially before marriage.

    11 - Agent - Forgiveness (Virtue Rank 3/7) - Forbearance and endurance through moderation. Resolving conflicts peacefully, as opposed to resorting to violence. The ability to forgive; to show mercy to sinners.

    12 - Achiever - Humility (Virtue Rank 1/7) - Act or posture of lowering oneself in relation to others; having a clear perspective and respect for one's place in context. Modest behaviour, selflessness, and the giving of respect. Giving credit where credit is due; not unfairly glorifying one's own self.

    9 - Specialist - Dinosaur.

    10 - Investigator - Have gripes / mood swings.

    11 - Agent - Hijacker.

    12 - Achiever - Hostile.

    9 - Specialist - Be aware that you may hold too much to past tradition in both procedures and processes.

    10 - Investigator - Be aware that you might need to reduce “either/or” thinking and realize that “both/and” solutions are possible.

    11 - Agent - Be aware that you may prefer to maintain silent in a negative situation rather than to work in a pro-active way to create changes.

    12 - Achiever - Be aware that you could use more people skills in motivating and managing others.

    Style - Tend to Compromise.

    Result - Tend to be they lose and the other side loses.

    Outcome - Unsatisfactory.

    Style - High S's will likely be the most lenient managers.

    Result - They prefer stability to change.

    Outcome - A waste of time and the status quo remains - good or bad.

    Style - “Have we (“we”, not “I”) successfully resolved your problem?”

    Result - Closure. Is exhausted by confrontation and may go to great lengths to avoid any type of conflict.

    Outcome - Irate customer gets to someone who solves the problem in order to close the file. Apologies from the high S appear the most sincere and honest and most people believe them. Employers should select High S's for these roles ahead of all other styles.

    9 - Specialist - Trust - Build relationships through dependability. With Trust as Secondary, The Old Guard - Predictable, Safe, Unmovable.

    10 - Investigator - Trust - Build relationships through dependability. With Mystique as Secondary, The Anchor - Protective, Purposeful, Analytical.

    11 - Agent - Trust - Build relationships through dependability. With Alert as Secondary, The Good Citizen - Principled, Prepared, Conscientious.

    12 - Achiever - Trust - Build relationships through dependability. With Power as Secondary, The Gravitas - Dignified, Stable, Hardworking.

    SD - S with D - Pace & Priority. Indirect, Slower-Paced, Open, People-Oriented v. Direct, Fast-Paced, Guarded, Task-Oriented.

    SI - S with I - Priority. Indirect, Slower-Paced v. Direct, Fast-Paced.

    SS - S with S - Passive, Inactive.

    SC - S with C - Priority. Open, People-Oriented v. Guarded, Task-Oriented.

    9 - Specialist - Mr. Routine. Robin. Cocoa. Saint Bernard.

    10 - Investigator - Mr. Stubborn-Opinionated. Hummingbird. Mineral Water. Greyhound.

    11 - Agent - Mr. Volunteer. Dove. Green Tea. Tibetan Terrier.

    12 - Achiever - Mr. Workaholic. Cuckoo. Vodka. Basset Hound.

    9 - Specialist - Won't change.

    10 - Investigator - Tactless.

    11 - Agent - Upset if you do not agree with them.

    12 - Achiever - Tends to take over.

    9 - Specialist - Wildlife project volunteering.

    10 - Investigator - Creative writing retreat.

    11 - Agent - Backpacking with a soulmate.

    12 - Achiever - A long distance trail.

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    9 - Specialist - With Creative (as High D) and Appraiser.

    10 - Investigator - With Promoter, Inspirational and Creative (as High C).

    11 - Agent - With Persuader and Inspirational.

    12 - Achiever - With Appraiser and Creative (as High D).

    9 - Specialist - 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.

    10 - Investigator - 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.

    11 - Agent - 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.

    12 - Achiever - Getting things right. Analysing information in a detached and subjective way; Collecting and keeping track of data; Managing projects; Doing budgets and overseeing them; Instructing; Finding more efficient ways of doing things; Controlling information; Applying principles consistently; Doing cost-benefit analyses; Improving; Focusing on what needs to be done now.

    9 - Specialist - In touch. The earthy and artistic friend, who knows more about pop culture than you. They are always current on what is popular and are very in touch with the world around them. Which is fine by you since they keep you hip. They may be a little bit of a hippie, but you love how in touch with nature they are.

    10 - Investigator - Suspicious. The friend who always finds a way to make you feel ready for the future. The friend who encourages you to live your life the way that you want to. They are supportive and always there for you, but are probably constantly afraid that you will betray them. When you two talk it feels like you are being understand and completely accepted.

    11 - Agent - Sympathetic. The friend that you feel completely comfortable being yourself with. They don’t look down on you for your flaws and are completely understanding of you. When you get tired of the shallow world, you can always come to this friend for the in depth and passionate conversation that you need.

    12 - Achiever - Laid back. The laid back and sarcastic friend who you always seem to have fun with, even if you aren’t doing anything. They know how to fix anything, so that’s a plus.

    9 - Specialist - Myers Briggs MBTI - ISFP. Introvert, Sensing, Feeling, Perceiving. KIERSEY - Artisan (=Craftsman) - Composer. iPERSONIC - Sensitive Doer. Career: Painter, potter, jeweller, fashion designer, carpenter, chef, surveyor, botanist, chemist. waiter, beautician, retail clerk, bookkeeper or legal secretary. Examples: Kevin Costner; Victoria Azarenka; Anthony Hopkins.

    10 - Investigator - Myers Briggs MBTI - INFJ. Introvert, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging. KIERSEY - Idealist - Counselor. iPERSONIC - Harmony-seeking Idealist. Career: Professor , teacher, counselor, educational consultant, clergy, nun, director of religious education. social worker, social scientist, mediator, human services, marketing, job analyst, novelist, designer or artist. Examples: J.K. Rowling; Mother Teresa; Heath Ledger.

    11 - Agent - Myers Briggs MBTI - INFP. Introvert, Intuitive, Feeling, Perceiving. KIERSEY - Idealist - Healer. iPERSONIC - Dreamy Idealist. Career: Visionary in the world of music, art, entertainment or dance. Professor, teacher, counselor, social worker, organizational development, HR, religion or librarian. Examples: Shakespeare; Al Pacino; Mahatma Ghandi.

    12 - Achiever - Myers Briggs MBTI - ISTP. Introvert, Sensing, Thinking, Perceiving. KIERSEY - Artisan (=Craftsman) - Crafter. iPERSONIC - Individualistic Doer. Career: Computer programmer or technician, pilot, race car driver, marshal, intelligence agent, banker, purchasing agent, securities analysor or tradie. Examples: Clint Eastwood; Brad Pitt; Tom Cruise.