Every human being carries unique personality traits. With the time, personality have been defined in several ways like (A,B,C,D type), (Extrovert, Introvert, openness, conscientiousness, agreeable type). We are linking here personality types with chakras in human body, since these chakras are linked with specific traits, energies or characteristics and categorizing personalities into 5 basic types.
Some of human being carry specific personality traits where in other carry multiple traits like they may be materialistic as well as emotional.
Understanding personality traits helps us to manage day to day social and professional circumstances in a better way.
Professionally understanding personality traits helps in business growth, consumer interest, Advertisement strategies, team building and hiring and retention.
Let us discuss each personality type in detail:
- Intellectual personality:
Intellectual personality likes to be full control and charge on their environment. They are focused, goal-oriented and practical in their nature. They like to delegate task to others.
They like to lead and manage teams. They are good for Higher management profile
Key strengths of Intellectual personalities:
Passionate in their job
Motivation factor for Intellectual personalities:
Weakness for Intellectual personalities:
Dislikes and fears of Intellectual personality:
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Looking soft or vulnerable
Falling into routines
Being taken advantage of
Position attract to Intellectual personality:
Intellectual personalities don’t like restriction on them. They like to work independently. They are workaholics. They like to finish their task on time and seem impatient if task is not completed within due time.
They are confident in their task, good initiator for new activities.
They are not good for routine activities and found themselves bored. They do not like someone is taking advantage of them.
Since they are quite practical, they do not care about emotions at work place. They are quite focused for their goals.
As name described, social personality is a very outgoing, energetic, and fast-paced individual who likes to be around people and enjoys being the center of attention. They are good in relationship building. They like compliments, acknowledgement of their achievement and even applause from groups will be the most important thing you can do for them.
Key Strength of Social Personality:
Easily liked by most people
Motivation factor for Social personality:
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Succeeding, especially beyond peers
The latest styles
Weakness of Social personalities:
Trouble being alone
Short attention span
Dislikes and fears of Social personality:
People and things that distract attention
Position attract to Social personality:
Social personalities love to talk about themselves. They are self- centered and due to this sometimes they are also disliked by others.
Social personalities are feared from humiliated in public forum or social forum. They are very particular about their appearance, so they make sure their appearance is exemplary and will create an impact of being successful whether they are or not.
Social personalities are enthusiastic, outgoing, friendly, dreamer, spontaneous. They are expressive and for them sometimes it is difficult to hide their emotions.
Key weaknesses associated with Social personalities are impatient, short temper and are not detail oriented. Being social animal they miss focus from their actual task.
Materialistic personality is detail oriented people who likes to be involved in things that are controlled and stable. They are sort of perfectionist, rational, and logical. They believe that being emotional makes things more difficult or impossible. They are not at all emotional and other people emotions may not disturb them or will be priority for them. They works on facts and proofs.
Key strength of Materialistic personality:
Plays by the rules
Motivation factor for Materialistic personality:
Opportunities to be independent and analytical
Weakness of Materialistic personality:
Worry about progress
Can appear unsocial
Likes to do things their own way
Can see the glass half empty
May never have personal expectations met
Dislikes and fear of Materialistic personality:
People who are self-centered
Loss of control
Position attract to materialistic personality:
Materialistic personalities are balanced; they are controlled for themselves and for others. They are not emotional, expressive in social forum.
They follow procedures, protocol and like to be followed. They are analytical, careful, deep thinker who looks out all aspects of an issue before reaching to conclusion.
Materialistic personality like their targets are clearly defined and want to know clearly what is expected from them. They are good in planning and prioritizing their tasks.
They are cautious and logical while decision making. They look out all aspects before making any decision. It is quite difficult to sell something to materialistic person emotionally. They analyze everything before making any purchase or decision.
Materialistic personality strives for originality, uniqueness in everything whatever they do. Since they are detail oriented, they defend their decision with logical reasoning against any objection.
Materialistic personalities are good for any job that require creative thinking, patience, facts and accuracy.
Emotional personality are slower, live life in general, maintain easier pace toward their work. They look out for longevity and security on the job. They are good in doing repetitive task. They are quite comfortable in accepting changes in the process or the way things are moving earlier.
Key Strength of Emotional Personality:
Fair and equitable
Appearance of strength
Minimal mood swings
Good at routines
Motivation factor for Emotional personality:
Calm work atmosphere
Weakness of Emotional personality:
Not speaking up
Easily used by others
Going along when they don’t agree
Uncomfortable with constant change
Going along to avoid confrontation
Gets hurt feelings
Resistant to change
Dislikes and Fears of Emotional personality:
Disruption in routine
Position attract to Emotional personalities:
Secure team position
Assembly line worker
Customer service representative
Emotional personality always expects respect, admiration and acceptance. They work hard to impress to people for they work. They always look out for security. Emotional personalities think that Intellectual personalities are crazy for taking risk and not showing concern for security and longevity.
Emotional personalities are usually organized and not comfortable in messy environment. They are good supporter, thoughtful and compassionate. They are good for working in groups or teams and are stabilize force.
Emotional personalities are accurate and thorough. They are not very expressive and not comfortable to express in social or professional forum. They usually move along with the wave to get along.
We discussed above specific personality traits linked to specific personality type. However there is multi-trait personality type when in a person you will find 2 or 3 personality trait.
You may find that a personality is having equal in strength of multiple traits that is called multi-trait personality.
Multi-traits personality can be used for multiple tasks. If a personality is close to traits of all personality type, the individual is like chameleon of personalities.