A Driver is decisive and action-oriented, often taking the lead in situations. They prioritise results and efficiency, making quick decisions to propel projects forward. Their assertive nature and focus on goals make them natural leaders in fast-paced environments.
– Strengths: You are decisive and action-oriented. When something needs to get done, you’re often the first to step up. Your assertiveness and confidence mean that you don’t shy away from challenges. You’re a natural leader, guiding teams towards their goals with a clear vision and direction. You are happy to tell people what to do.
– Decision Making: You are quick to make decisions. Instead of deliberating for extended periods, you assess the situation, weigh the pros and cons, and then take action. This decisiveness can be a boon in situations where timely decisions are essential. People look to you when they need someone to make a call without hesitation.
– Approaching Tasks: Efficiency is your middle name. You have a knack for identifying the most direct route to achieve a goal. You prioritize tasks based on their importance and urgency, ensuring that critical items are addressed first. Deadlines and targets matter to you, and you drive yourself and your team to meet them.
– Confrontation in Social Settings: You’re straightforward and don’t beat around the bush. If there’s an issue, you address it head-on, preferring to resolve conflicts swiftly rather than letting them linger. While your directness might catch some off guard, many appreciate the clarity you bring to confrontational situations.
Your driver nature ensures that things move forward, projects progress, and goals are met. Your ability to take charge and drive results is a valuable trait in fast-paced environments.
Your challenge is to rein in your Inner Autocrat; this is your default mode when you are challenged. You just tell people what to so (if you are in a position to do so!).
The other styles are:
Analytical: These individuals are more task-oriented and less assertive. They value accuracy, and they tend to be systematic and detail-oriented.
Amiable: These people are more people-oriented and less assertive. They value relationships and harmony and tend to be supportive and cooperative.
Expressive: More people-oriented and assertive. Expressives are enthusiastic, outgoing, and often seek recognition.
By understanding these styles, you can communicate more effectively and build stronger relationships with others.
Your ‘opposite’ is an Amiable. Their consideration of people’s feelings and tendency to procrastinate rather than make a swift decision (right or wrong) can be irritating. You can learn from them, in your team, about the need to take more time considering how people will respond emotionally to what you decide and do.
You ‘get’ Expressives more easily because their communication style, while more wordy than you might choose, is direct and to the point. You appreciate Analytics because they are more guided by facts and logic and leave feelings out of the mix.