"The point of this book is that people are different from each other, and that no amount of getting after them is going to change them, because the differences are probably good, not bad."
- from Chapter 1 Different Drums and Different Drummers
Bestseller too! Please Understand Me II
Begin by completing The Keirsey Temperament Sorter. Then read about your temperament -- either the "SP" Dionysian, The "SJ" Epimethian, the "NF" Apollonian, or the "NT" Promethean -- and how you, as one of sixteen distinct types goes about...
Mating: "In our marriages we go to all the bother of finding mates more or less unlike ourselves -- in some cases exactly opposite in all respects -- and then, in our Pygmalion Projects, we pull out all the stops in our attempt to transform them in our own image."
Parenting: "The Pygmalion Project, so visible in mating, goes underground in parenting. A child, after all, is supposed to be different from an adult. It is only later our offspring must end up a chip off the old block"
Leading: "It is not enough for managers to appreciate and understand the temperaments of their subordinates; they also must know how their own temperaments affect their leadership. And they need to know what they can expect from their superiors and associates, given a knowledge of their temperament styles."
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