Conscientiousness - The Owl
The 4 behaviours in this quadrant explained here plus more
  • High C
  • Description - High C Reserved - Task Oriented

    General Characteristics: Thinker; Analyser; Accurate; Analytical. Conscientious; Careful. Fact-finder; Precise. High standards; Systematic. Introvert / Task oriented. Works within rules and procedures to achieve success.

    General Characteristics in conflict: Tends to suppress; Less assertive; Keeps thoughts to self; More controlled; Withdraws from other people and/or undesirable situations; Plans next move.

    Ingrained Trait: Engineering; The application of theory.

    Strengths: Thorough, Follows standards; Accurate; Conscientious; Diplomatic; Accurate, Fair (because of following the rules).

    Limitations (as seen by others): Overly concerned with perfection; Aloof; Delays decisions; Wants more data; Fussy about minor issues.

    Example: Colin Powell, Warren Buffett, Jackie Kennedy.

    Approximate percentage of population: 31%

    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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    Based on my experience, the most effective way to proceed would be… Practitioner profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 13%. MBTI - ISFJ. Introvert, Sensing, Feeling, Judging.

    Just the facts please Objective Thinker profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 13%. MBTI - ISTJ. Introvert, Sensing, Thinking, Judging.

    Let’s take time to do it right the first time! Perfectionist profile in pdf

    Approx. Population - 3%. MBTI - INTP. Introvert, Intuitive, Thinking, Perceiving.

    Tell me your ideas and I'll tell you mine. Enhancer profile in pdf

    Formerly Creative - C; profile in pdf

    Yes, this also pattern 1 when Extrovert. Approx. Population - 2%. MBTI - INTJ. Introvert, Intuitive, Thinking, Judging.

    13 - Practitioner - A proficient leader. Examples: JACOB. Henry Kissinger. Queen Elizabeth II.

    14 - Objective Thinker - An analytical / thinking leader. Examples: LUKE. Condoleeza Rice, George Washington.

    15 - Perfectionist - A competent leader. Examples: MOSES. Albert Einstein. Isaac Newton.

    16 - Enhancer - A progressive leader. Example: ELIJAH. Peter Selleck - your Resultant! Colin Powell. Elon Musk, Vladimir Putin.

    13 - Practitioner - Self-discipline for growth.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Correctness and critical thinking.

    15 - Perfectionist - Stability and competence.

    16 - Enhancer - Unique accomplishments through change.

    13 - Practitioner - Will stay on track.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Will tend to become cautious and avoid the conflict.

    15 - Perfectionist - Will be persistent about details.

    16 - Enhancer - Will engage if for progress.

    13 - Practitioner - Reaction to social pressures (Assigned sin by this site) - Anger, impatience, touchiness, or of having a sensitive nature. Often resentment and retaliation when disapproved or contradicted. This area of sin may generate jealousy, sour grapes, envy and the accompanying bitterness, hatred, carrying of grudges, revenge tactics and so forth.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Gluttony (Sin Rank 6/7) - Over indulgences of anything to the extreme, usually food or drink. Alcoholism, drug abuse. "The most delicious meats may be eaten without sin, if the motive be good and worthy of a rational creature; and, in taking the coarsest food through attachment to pleasure, there may be a fault." Pope Innocent XI.

    15 - Perfectionist - Envy (Sin Rank 2/7) - Spite and resentment at seeing the success of another. Emotion which occurs when a person lacks another's superior quality, achievement, or possession and either desires it or wishes that the other lacked it. The need to have better or be better than others. In extreme cases, may turn to voyeurism to feed the need to see what others have that the envious person wants.

    16 - Enhancer - Greed (Sin Rank 5/7) - A need for material possessions or wealth. If this need is unfed, a greedy person may resort to hoarding their goods, theft, robbery or obtaining material possessions by means of trickery, violence, deception, or manipulation. Greedy people may be easy to bribe, may take any bet or may do anything for a dollar. "Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge has marked the upward surge of mankind." Gordon Gekko.

    13 - Practitioner - Expert.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Sleepy.

    15 - Perfectionist - Nit picker.

    16 - Enhancer - Shy.

    13 - Practitioner - Be aware that when under pressure you may become overly sensitive to criticism.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Be aware that you may be extremely cautious about decision making so as to avoid acting without a firm precedent.

    15 - Perfectionist - Be aware that you might become rather stubborn once you have made up your mind on a decision or procedure.

    16 - Enhancer - Be aware of your overuse of bluntness, critical comments and attitude of aloofness.

    Style - Tend to Capitulate - eventually.

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

    Outcome - Very costly.

    Style - High C's conduct performance evaluations in very much a "matter of fact" style.

    Result - Reviews are well-documented, detailed and critical. They will be objective.

    Outcome - Appraisee is likely to have the whole story but not sure anything that requires remediation will change.

    Style - High C's need to understand everything about everything. Will believe failure to read directions is the root cause of most problems.

    Result - The specific issue will be fixed and any apology will have conditions and contingincies.

    Outcome - Customer is likely to accept that the company has the whole story but not sure anything will really change.

    13 - Practitioner - Alert - Maintain order by keeping things on schedule and on budget. With Power as Secondary, The Coordinator - Constructive, Organised, Practical.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Mystique - Maintain a professional distance at all times. With Alert as Secondary, The Archer - On-Target, Reasoned, Pragmatic.

    15 - Perfectionist - Trust - Build relationships through dependability. With Mystique as Secondary, The Control Freak - Compulsive, Driven, Exacting.

    16 - Enhancer - Prestige - Define newer standards. With Prestige as Secondary, The Diplomat - Levelheaded, Subtle, Capable.

    CD - C with D - Pace. Indirect, Slower-Paced v. Direct, Fast-Paced.

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

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

    CC - C with C - Possible Threat.

    13 - Practitioner - Mr. Knowall. Weaver Bird. Cup of Tea. Papillon.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Mr. Genuine. Woodpecker. Malt Whiskey. Bernese Mountain Dog.

    15 - Perfectionist - Mr. Bogged-Detail. Crow. Martini. Alaskan Malamute.

    16 - Enhancer - Mr. Reliable. Owl. Irish Coffee. Afgan Hound.

    13 - Practitioner - A know-it-all.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Engages in Analysis Paralysis.

    15 - Perfectionist - Very difficult when in the role of customer.

    16 - Enhancer - Sulks.

    13 - Practitioner - Cookery course for two.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Well planned city break.

    15 - Perfectionist - Solo fly fishing.

    16 - Enhancer - A reading weekend.

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    13 - Practitioner - With Counselor and Results.

    14 - Objective Thinker - With Results and Counselor.

    15 - Perfectionist - With Developer and Persuader.

    16 - Enhancer - With Inspirational and Promoter. (Elevanto questions this; from personal experience, an Enhancer cannot stand bullies and those who are unreliable. This is always a discussion point.)

    13 - Practitioner - 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.

    14 - Objective Thinker - 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.

    15 - Perfectionist - Designing Systems. Developing systems that contribute to the understanding of knowkedge; Developing systems and models; Applying theoretical principles; Teaching; Solving theoretical problems with set guidelines; Mastering knowledge; Starting from scratch to make things better; Understanding; Focusing on theoretical systems.

    16 - Enhancer - Designing Systems. Developing systems that contribute to the understanding of knowledge; Developing systems and models; Applying theoretical principles; Teaching; Solving theoretical problems with set guidelines; Mastering knowledge; Starting from scratch to make things better; Understanding; Focusing on theoretical systems.

    13 - Practitioner - Supportive. The friend who always cooks for you and is willing to relax with some Netflix. They are very supportive and warm, and you sometimes wonder if they just pretend to like all the same things as you.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Trustworthy. The always dependable and extremely organized friend. Sometimes, they don’t mind making the plans and are willing to organize any event with ease. On other occasions are more than happy to go along with others pnans as long as they are well thought out. You somehow feel you can trust this friend with anything.

    15 - Perfectionist - Hesitant. The friend that never initiates hanging out, and doesn’t really like to make plans. When you finally get to hang out, they always have some new and interesting topic to discuss. Even though they aren’t your most openly affectionate friend, you always somehow know they will be there for you when you truly need them.

    16 - Enhancer - Up front. The friend who is a bit snobbish about their unbelievably intellectual mind. They also have a way of giving you solid advice that opens your mind to things you weren’t previously aware of. If you need someone to tell it like it is, they are the perfect friend to go to.

    13 - Practitioner - Myers Briggs MBTI - ISFJ. Introvert, Sensing, Feeling, Judging. KIERSEY - Guardian - Protector. Artisan (=Craftsman) - Crafter. iPERSONIC - Good-natured Realist. Career: Medicine, education, social service, electrician or photographer. Examples: Henry Kissinger; Queen Elizabeth II; Snoop Dogg.

    14 - Objective Thinker - Myers Briggs MBTI - ISTJ. Introvert, Sensing, Thinking, Judging. KIERSEY - Guardian - Inspector. iPERSONIC - Reliable Realist. Career: Accountant, insurance underwriter, office manager, bank examiner, detective, IRS agent, teaching, medicine, and legal and technical occupations. Examples: Bill Gates; Isaac Newton; Angela Merkel.

    15 - Perfectionist - Myers Briggs MBTI - INTP. Introvert, Intuitive, Thinking, Perceiving. KIERSEY - Rational - Architect. iPERSONIC - Analytical Thinker. Career: Optometrist, plastic surgeon, neurologist, scientist, lawyer, architect, financial analyst, higher academic levels - archeology, chemistry, philosophy or mathematics, musician, inventor, or photographer. Restorer of antiques or old cars. Examples: Albert Einstein; Stephen Hawking; Isaac Newton.

    16 - Enhancer - Myers Briggs MBTI - INTJ. Introvert, Intuitive, Thinking, Judging. KIERSEY - Rational - Mastermind. iPERSONIC - Independent Thinker. Career: Scientific researcher, design engineer, environmental planner, genetics, medicine, college and university level educator, lawyer, business analyst, strategic planner, an artist, inventor, or designer. Any position that requires intensity. Examples: Warren Buffett; Arnold Schwarzenegger; Vladimir Putin.