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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Discipline: When Rational parents do have to step in and take a hand with their
kids, they often use what Keirsey calls the "abuse- it-lose-it" method of discipline.
Rationals regard most of the things their children get to do as privileges rather ...
Rational Parent — Idealist Child Strength: Rational parents are both fascinated
and delighted with the enthusiasm and imagination of their Idealist children. The
two temperaments are both interested in what's possible, and so relating through
Rational children can't get enough stories about heroes and wizards triumphing
over evil tyrants; they are born insisting ... Weakness: Rational parents might
enjoy seeing their own characteristics mirrored in their offspring, but they must
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