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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simple terms, some people talk mostly about what is and others talk mostly about
what's possible. Second, people naturally try to accomplish things, and Keirsey
has noted that in going about their business some people think first of doing what
Keirsey's method is the easiest and most accurate I've found: (1) Listen to what
people speak about: concrete things and experiences (what is), or abstract ideas
and imaginings (what's possible). (2) Watch what people do: what gets results ...
Rational-Rational Strength: Two Rationals have no problem stimulating each
other with new ideas and methods, since they both speak the what's possible
language of theory and conjecture, and both are busy figuring out what works
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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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