75% of population. "charge batteries" when around people.
Like variety and action. Tend to be faster, dislike complicated procedures.
Are often good at greeting people. Often impatient with long slow jobs.
Interested in the results of their job, in getting it done and in how
others do it. Often do not mind the interruption of answering the
telephone. Often act quickly, sometimes without thinking. Like to have
people around. Usually communicate freely. Don't notice the finer, more
subtle details of human conversation.
Tend to talk first, think later, and don't know what you'll say until
you hear yourself say it; it's not uncommon for you to bereate yourself
with something like "Will I ever learn to keep my mouth shut?"
Know a lot of people, and count many of them among your "close
friends"; you like to include as many people as possible in your
Don't mind reading or having a conversation while the TV or radio
is on in the background; in fact, you may well be oblivious to this
Are approachable and easily engaged by friends and strangers alike,
though perhaps somewhat dominating in a conversation.
Find telephone calls to be welcome interruptions; you don't hesitate
to pick up the phone whenever you have something to tell someone.
Like going to parties and prefer to talk with many people instead of
just a few; your conversations aren't necessarily limited to those you
already know, and you aren't beyond revealing relatively personal things
to veritable strangers.
Prefer generating ideas with a group than by yourself; you become
drained if you spend too much time in reflective thinking without being
able to bounce your thoughts off others.
Find listening more difficult than talking; you don't like to give
up the limelight and often get bored when you can't participate actively
in a conversation.
"Look" with your mouth instead of your eyes -- "I
lost my glasses. Has anyone seen my glasses? Who knows where my glasses
are?" -- and when you lose your train of thought, verbally
"find" your way back -- "Now, what was I saying? I think
it had something to do with last night's dinner. Oh, yes, it was about
what Harriet said".
Need affirmation from friends and associates about who you are, what
you do, how you look, and just about everything else; you may think
you're doing a good job, but until you hear someone tell you, you don't
truly believe it.