Performers have a zest for life, are the first to volunteer and are natural influencers. They are curious, exploring new designs and styles with their unique attention to detail. They are impulsive, always looking for a new adventure and generally a joy to be around.
Performers have high emotional intelligence and are very observant, making them a great teammate to turn to when you need help talking through a challenge. Although they have been known to be quite gregarious, people find Performers to be warm and easygoing.
• Generally optimistic and enjoy socializing
• Perceptive and sensitive to emotions of others
• Willing to step out of their comfort zone
• Creative and innovative
• Excellent at bringing people together
• May be overly sensitive to criticism
• Tend to avoid conflict
• Likely to become bored with routine and mundane activities
• Generally, find it difficult to plan for the long-term
• May struggle with book learning and abstract thoughts due to their preference for hands-on learning
WHAT THEY ARE LIKE TO WORK WITH
Performers are incredibly perceptive and emotionally intelligent. While rumoured to be self-centered, most people find them to be kind and thoughtful making them a popular teammate to turn to when working out challenges. Dynamic team environments with a variety of duties are where Performers thrive, whereas structured solitary work is seen as boring and mundane.
WHAT THEY ARE LIKE IN A LEADERSHIP ROLE
In a project leadership role, Performers have a talent for mobilizing and influencing group members. Their interpersonal skills have a chance to shine while engaging with stakeholders and coordinating contractors. Performers are not detailed long-term planners, which makes the variety of dynamic, fast-moving projects a more successful fit.
WHAT THEY ARE LIKE IN A SUPPORT ROLE
Performers thrive in team environments and are generally early adapters and influencers when implementing change in a work group. They are practical, hands-on experimenters with a flair for showmanship. Their high level of perception and emotional intelligence makes Performers easy to talk to, but they can be overly sensitive to hearing criticism. Being straightforward but also mindful to avoid harsh or confrontational language will help ensure the criticism is well-received.