Many personality type assessment models like Carl Jung's Psychology Types, Myers Briggs Personality Types Theory, The DISC model, etc., have been developed over the years. Of the models, the most commonly known is Andrew Goldsmith's Theory: Type A and Type B Personality.
Understanding someone's personality provides insight into the best way to approach and work with him or her.
Type A personalities operate at a maximum speed and aspire to achieve large goals; as a result, they display the following traits and behaviors:
Below is a list of actions to keep in mind when working with a Type A personality:
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Bernardo covers leadership and technology for PsychologyToday.com. In addition to being an industrial psychologist, he’s certified as a Six Sigma Blackbelt, Project Management Professional, Body Language Expert, and is a Train-the-Trainer in Analytical Interviewing.