Director - ESTJ

The "Border Collie" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Powerfully lead the way with decisions based on logic.
Risk: Stubbornly believes that they are always right.
Can improve by: Trusting new ways and ideas from others.






by B. Collie

Developer - ENTJ

The "German Shepherd" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Unfeeling and cold and a dislike of thinks being in limbo.
Risk: Often make decisions too quickly.
Can improve by: Conferring with people whose insight you trust and those who might be affected by your choices.



by G. Shepherd

Results - ESTP

The "Jack Russell" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are made rationally with passion and energy and looking before you leap. Preference is to deal with challenges or mistakes as you go.
Risk: No contingency plans. Forget to consider others.
Can improve by: Considering how other people might feel about your decision.

by J. Russell

Inspirational - ENTP

The "Bull Terrier" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are based on "thinking outside the box” with a unique perspective for solutions.
Risk: Coming up with potential solutions more than settling on an actual decision.
Can improve by: Getting others to share their thoughts even if differing with you.

by B. Terrier

Persuader - ENFJ

The busy "Boxer" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Based on natural charisma; the ability to admit not having all the answers. Consider input and opinions of others.
Risk: Trying to please everyone 100% of the time.
Can improve by: Use logic; to step out of the emotions of everyone and consider all the input from a intellectual perspective.

by T. Boxer

Appraiser - ESFJ

The "Great Dane" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Based on avoiding conflict - smoothing ruffled feathers. Strong moral compass. Expect others think the same on everything.
Risk: Needing to make a decision about something new.
Can improve by: See data on results by consulting someone else who has been faced with a similar decision.

by G. Dane

Promoter - ENFP

The "Golden Retriever" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are based on imagination, curiosity, enthusiasm, charm and compassion.
Risk: Impulsive nature can lead you to make snap decisions without considering all the facts.
Can improve by: Take a big breath before you jump into the next step; be patient.


by G. Retriever

Counselor - ESFP

The "Poodle" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are based on sensitivity and feeling.
Risk: Worrying about other’s immediate unhappiness.
Can improve by: Keep your needs in mind as well as the future.






by A. Poodle

Specialist - ISFP

The "Saint Bernard" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are accompanied with big risks.
Risk: Total dislike of conflict.
Can improve by: Ruffling a few feathers. Show compassion to the people who are having trouble with your decision but realise it’s your life and ultimately your choice.



by S. Bernard

Investigator - INFJ

The "Greyhound" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are made with warmth, sensitivity, morality, idealism with strong opinions and fighting for what you believe in.
Risk: You assume what others are feeling and others can become frustrated because you do not share what you are thinking.
Can improve by: More collaboration. Tact.

by G. Hound

Agent - INFP

The "Tibetan Terrier" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are based on idealism seeking a perfect solution to problems.
Risk: Trying to understand the motivation behind the choices of others can lead to you feeling isolated and not making decisions.
Can improve by: Being true to yourself, having faith in yourself.


by A. Tibetan

Achiever - ISTP

The "Bassett Hound" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are based on speed, unpredictability and shortcuts.
Risk: Ability to live with uncertainty; often dismisses what the longer term future holds if involves a new direction.
Can improve by: Taking a little longer to think things through.


by H. Bassett

Practitioner - ISFJ

The "Alaskan Malamute" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are based on stability.
Risk: Hate change / conflict even when it is necessary.
Can improve by: Exit comfort zone. Realise that for every major change you make, there will be at least three things that will remain the same.





by A. Malamute

Objective Thinker - ISTJ

The "Bernese Mountain Dog" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are based on integrity, patience and accuracy preferring to know exactly the pros and cons of each decision.
Risk: Only choose a path where you can see all the possible outcomes.
Can improve by: Taking a little longer to think things through.


by B. Mountain

Perfectionist - INTP

The "Papillon" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are based on examining every conceivable possibility running the risk of being stuck permanently in this phase in lieu of actually making a decision.
Risk: Once a decision has been made, you begin doubting it almost immediately.
Can improve by: Taking a little longer to think things through.


by P. Illon

Enhancer - INTJ

The "Afghan Hound" makes decisions this way

Decisionmaking Style: Decisions are based upon personal knowledge.
Risk: Forgetting that others hold deep wisdom.
Can improve by: Keeping family and close friends in mind when you make decisions.







by A. Ghan


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