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Temperament

Adapted from content excerpted from the American Express® OPEN Small Business Network



A successful team consists of a mix of different people whose attitudes and manners complement each other. Look at your own make-up, as well as those of key members of your organization. What kind of personality would have the greatest impact on your group? For example, if you're high energy, you might want to hire someone who can bring you a bit closer to earth. What type of person is most productive in the work environment you've created? What is the personality of your business, and what kind of character traits do you most value?

Which of the following terms describe the type of person you're looking for to fill this opening? (Select up to 5)

Low key
Talkative
High energy
Reserved
Enthusiastic
Cynical
Worrier
Relaxed
Believes in convictions
Assertive
Passive
Tactful
Persuasive
Confident
Impulsive
Patient
Thinker
Doer
Open to help
Makes decisions quickly
Creative
Tolerant
Tenacious
Thick skinned
Persistent
Ambitious
Loyal
Emotional



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