People Patterns: A Modern Guide to the Four Temperaments
A Popular Culture Introduction to Personality Types
and the Four Temperaments
Stephen Montgomery, Ph.D.
"Try to see it my way ." Taking a line from the Beatles, Dr. Stephen Montgomery presents a fresh new look at the four temperaments, the four ancient "people patterns" that are the key to personality types. In this updated and expanded 2nd edition, Dr. Montgomery cites over 250 characters from well-known movies and TV shows The Wizard of Oz, Sex and the City, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Star Wars, The Fantastic Four, The Incredibles, The Lord of the Rings, Ghost Busters, and many more to help bring the temperaments alive for a modern audience.
People Patterns features an easy-to-score personality quiz, and easy-to-read chapters on dating & mating, parents & children, and talent & career (with over 750 job suggestions grouped according to type). The book begins with a brief history of the four temperaments (tracing the idea back to Hippocrates), and it ends with port
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As with marriage partners, some temperament differences in parents and their
children can cause difficulties. ... Liberal Artisans Artisans might be called liberal
parents, since they are usually easygoing and indulgent with their children, more
tough is not strict, and Artisan parents actually like their youngsters to show some
nerve and take some chances. They believe that too many controls on children
will make them afraid to act, and fearful- ness is something Artisan parents find ...
Weakness: There is a danger that highly aggressive Artisan parents can be
impatient with their Guardian children's carefulness and concern for doing what's
right. If Artisan parents expect too much boldness and impetuosity from their little
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I'm taking an online certification course in Temperament Theory and this is one of the books I had to read. As it is a fascinating subject and a useful reference for me, I'm giving it a good review ... Read full review
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