Desire to develop close relationships with others: outgoing vs. reserved
Ability to identify and solve verbal and numerical problems and connections: abstract vs. concrete
Ability to respond to life situations: calm vs. stressed
Ability to be spontaneous and freely express themselves: spontaneous vs. restrained
Ability to feel at ease in social situations: uninhibited vs. shy
Ability to be cautious with regard to the intentions and motivations of others: suspicious vs. trusting
Ability to keep personal information to themselves: discreet vs. openness
Openness to Change
Ability to enjoy new situations and experiences: Flexible vs. connected to the familiar
Striving by flawlessness accompanied by critical self-evaluations: controlled vs. undisciplined
Tendency to influence and control others: powerful vs. submissive
Ability to value rules: conforming vs. non-conforming
Ability to let emotions and feelings of others affect themselves: tender vs. tough
Ability to pay attention to abstract rather than concrete observations: imaginative vs. practical
Tendency to self-criticism: self-critical vs. self-assured
Ability to trust own judgements and capacities to work independently: self-reliant vs. dependant
Ability to not get frustrated by different situations: impatient vs. relaxed
Extraversion: Relating to others
How much of time, effort and energy are focused on interpersonal relationships vs. pursuing ideas, projects and tasks?
Independence: Influence & collaboration
Is the person’s style forceful, assertive with independent influence on the environment, or is it more cooperative and collaborative?
Toughmindedness: Style of thinking
How does the person experience the world? Is it an intuitive, creative approach, or an objective and realistic?
Self-Control: Structure & flexibility
Is the person’s approach unrestrained and flexible or is it characterized by self-discipline and self-control?
Anxiety: Pressure Management
How does the person cope with pressure, challenges, disappointments, setbacks and other stressful circumstances?