Four Basic Types of Temperaments

 Sarah Sanguine
 Martha Melancholy  Clara Choleric

 Polly Phlegmatic

Sarah Sanguine
 The super extrovert temperament with a fun-loving

personality who is always the life of the party. She has a warm and happy disposition that is contagious. She is also the one with the charisma to burn and the ability to lift others, often motivating them to new heights of success, happiness, and fulfillment.

Sarah Sanguine
 Is in the good humor business. She spreads good

humor and cheer wherever she goes. She rarely meets a stranger, for within 30 seconds a stranger feels like a long lost friend.

Popular Sanguine Personality
The Extrovert ● The Talker ● The Optimist

 Popular Sanguine’s Emotions  Appealing personality   Talkative, Storyteller   Life of the party   Good sense of humor   Memory for color   Physically holds on to listener   Emotional and  Demonstrative   Enthusiastic and Expressive

Cheerful and bubbling over Curious Good on stage Wide-eyed and innocent Lives in the present Changeable disposition Sincere at heart Always a child

Popular Sanguine Personality
The Extrovert ● The Talker ● The Optimist

 Popular Sanguine at Work  Volunteers for jobs  Thinks up new activities  Looks great in the surface  Creative and Colorful  Has energy and enthusiasm  Starts in a flashy way  Inspires others to join  Charms others to work

Popular Sanguine Personality
The Extrovert ● The Talker ● The Optimist

 Popular Sanguine as a Friend  Makes friends easily  Loves people  Thrives on compliments  Seem exciting  Envied by others  Doesn’t hold grudges  Apologizes quickly  Prevents dull moments  Likes spontaneous activities

Popular Sanguine Personality
The Extrovert ● The Talker ● The Optimist

 Popular Sanguine as a Parent  Makes home fun  Is liked by children’s friends  Turns disaster into humor  Is the circus master

Martha Melancholy
 Has the richest of all temperaments. She is generally

gifted by nature, with a high IQ and a retentive mind that is constantly analyzing everything.  Rarely will Martha Melancholy have a lazy born in her body. Instead, she is industrious that she feels guilty if she isn’t working.

Popular Melancholy Personality
The Introvert ● The Thinker ● The Pessimist
 Perfect Melancholy’s Emotions  Deep and thoughtful  Conscientious  Analytical  Idealistic  Serious and purposeful  Genius prone  Talented and creative  Artistic or Musical  Philosophical and poetic  Appreciative of beauty  Sensitive to others  Self-sacrificing

Popular Melancholy Personality
The Introvert ● The Thinker ● The Pessimist
 Perfect Melancholy at Work  Schedule oriented   Perfectionist, high standards   Detail conscious  Persistent and thorough  Orderly and organized  Neat and tidy  Economical  Sees the problem  Finds creative solutions
Needs to finish what is started Likes charts, graphs, figures, lists

Popular Melancholy Personality
The Introvert ● The Thinker ● The Pessimist
 Perfect Melancholy as a Friend  Makes friends cautiously  Moved to tears with compassion  Content to stay in background  Seeks deal mate  Avoids causing attention  Faithful and devoted  Will listen to complaints  Can solve others’ problems  Deep concern for other people

Popular Melancholy Personality
The Introvert ● The Thinker ● The Pessimist
 Perfect Melancholy as a Parent  Sets high standards  Wants everything done right  Keeps home in good order  Picks up after children  Sacrifices own will for others  Encourages scholarship and talent

Clara Choleric
 She is definitely and extrovert with a dynamic

personality. She is a natural-born leader and rarely hesitates to tell others what to do – whether she is qualified to do so or not. She never lacks something to do. If her environment doesn’t provide enough activity, her busy mind will think more than enough to occupy her 24 hours a day.  Speaking of determination, Clara Choleric has it to burn. That is why she is usually so successful in life (in everything but interpersonal relationships).

Popular Choleric Personality
The Extrovert ● The Doer ● The Optimist
 Powerful Choleric’s Emotions  Born leader  Exudes confidence  Dynamic and active  Can run everything  Compulsive need for change  Must correct wrongs  Strong willed and decisive  Unemotional  Not easily discouraged  Independent and selfsufficient

Popular Choleric Personality
The Extrovert ● The Doer ● The Optimist
 Powerful Choleric at Work  Goal oriented  Sees the whole picture  Organizes well  Seeks practical solutions  Moves quickly to actions  Delegates work  Insists on production  Makes the goal  Stimulates activity  Thrives on opposition

Popular Choleric Personality
The Extrovert ● The Doer ● The Optimist
 Powerful Choleric as a Friend  Has little need for friends  Will work for group activity  Will lead and organize  Is usually right  Excels in emergencies

Popular Choleric Personality
The Extrovert ● The Doer ● The Optimist
 Powerful Choleric as a Parent  Exerts sound leadership  Establishes goals  Motives family to action  Knows the right answer  Organizes household

Polly Phlegmatic
 Polly Phlegmatic is not and introvert; she is a super

introvert. She has a gracious and calm spirit, works well under pressure, and has so little natural anger that she may live her entire life and never “blow her top”.  In today’s world of testy labor relations between workers and management, many company executives look for Polly Phlegmatic types to place in management position because of their diplomatic and people-sensitive nature.

Popular Choleric Personality
The Introvert ● The Watcher ● The Pessimist
 Peaceful Phlegmatic’s Emotions  Low-key personality  Easy going and relaxed  Calm, cool, collected  Patient, well-balanced  Consistent life  Quiet but witty  Sympathetic and kind  Keeps emotions hidden  Happily reconciled to life  All-purpose person

Popular Choleric Personality
The Introvert ● The Watcher ● The Pessimist
 Peaceful Phlegmatic at Work  Competent and steady  Peaceful and agreeable  Has administrative ability  Mediates problems  Avoids conflicts  Good under pressure

Popular Choleric Personality
The Introvert ● The Watcher ● The Pessimist
 Peaceful Phlegmatic as a Friend  Easy to get along with  Pleasant and enjoyable  Inoffensive  Good listener  Dry sense of humor  Enjoys watching people  Has many friends  Has compassion and concern

Popular Choleric Personality
The Introvert ● The Watcher ● The Pessimist
 Peaceful Phlegmatic as a Parent  Makes a good parent  Takes time for children  Is not in a hurry  Can take the good with the bad  Doesn’t get upset easily

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