Personality Type: Supporter | Empathy

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The Supporter/Empathy Quadrant is also known as the “Supporter,” “Amiable,” “Phlegmatic,” or “Relater” Quadrant.

Essence: Pleasing

Fears: Confrontation

Under Pressure: Agrees

Traits and Characteristics of Interest:

  • Coaching and collaborating
  • Listening
  • Helping / Supporting
  • Problem solving

Interested In

These people tend to be interested in pleasing and caring for others, reconciling differences, working out disagreements, smoothing people, supporting others, helping, consensus building and keeping the peace.

In a team they will tend to want to get agreements between those involved.

Not Interested In

These people are usually less interested in (and often poor at) asserting themselves, getting involved, pushing to get things done if it may upset someone, controlling others even when it is important, standing up to negativity, disciplining others and taking charge.

Positions Best Suited For:

  • Administration
  • Assistants
  • Nursing
  • Teaching
  • Apprenticing others
  • Service-oriented professions
  • Healthcare

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