At the Movies

D: Comes in late and makes everyone stand while taking a middle seat.
I: Attends in groups and applauds and talks during the entire movie.
S: Gets there 15 minutes early and is seeing the film again.
C: Reads reviews before attending.

Unique Elevanto Imposition™ - At the Movies

At the Crowded Lift

D: Walks up, gets in and pushes the button that closes the door.
I: Lets others in, says “Always room for one more. We’ll wait for you!”
S: Waits in line, moving from one line to another, unable to make a decision.
C: Gets in. 'Counts' the number of people and, if the number is over the limit, will make someone get out.

Unique Elevanto Imposition™ - At the Crowded Lift

At the Supermarket

D: Impulse shopper. No list.
I: Tells you where everything is in the store, whether you ask or not.
S: Is prepared, has a list and gets it done efficiently.
C: Wouldn't think of going shopping without coupons and a calculator.

Unique Elevanto Imposition™ - At the Supermarket

At the Golf Course

D: Frequently drives through groups of golfers.
I: Spends more time in the clubhouse talking than on the course.
S: Plays golf the same day, the same time, the same place, using the same clubs.
C: Keeps score, plays strictly by the rules and cleans their clubs a lot.

Unique Elevanto Imposition™ - At the Golf Course

Hanging Wallpaper

D: Gets a helper who brings the paste. Patterns don’t match. Announces that’s what drapes and pictures are for.
I: Has the wallpaper in the shed with the paste. Still has not started.
S: Finds a pattern that everyone likes before even thinking about hanging it.
C: Starts in a wardrobe to be sure the pattern is going to exactly match.

Unique Elevanto Imposition™ - Hanging Wallpaper

At their Desk

D: Messy. “It’s there somewhere — you look for it.”
I: Says they are busy and asks for time. No idea where it is, but won’t admit it.
S: Drops everything to get it for you, then offers to refill your coffee at the same time.
C: Everything is filed in alphabetical order or by colour code.

Unique Elevanto Imposition™ - At their Desk


D: Cannot cook without a microwave.
I: Likes to cook for groups; has an extra place set at the table in case of unexpected company.
S: Prepares a meal from scratch and rotates around a dozen standard recipes.
C: Cannot cook without a timer and measuring cups.

Unique Elevanto Imposition™ - Cooking

Reading a Newspaper

D: Mainly reads the headlines and scatters the sections in the process.
I: Will read the obituaries first to see if they find anyone they know.
S: Looks over the entire paper and clips interesting articles.
C: Contacts, or threatens to contact, the newspaper if a word is incorrectly spelt.

Unique Elevanto Imposition™ - Reading a Newspaper

Descriptor - High D Quadrant

Notice them as: Loud Mouth Larry.
Characteristics: Direct, Decisive, High Ego Strength, Problem Solver, Risk Taker, Self Starter, Bully.
Core Belief: I’m valuable if I’m producing or on top.
Approx. Population US: 18.0%.

Quadrant: Dominance.

The eagle's tactics:

Descriptor - High I Quadrant

Notice them as: Chatty Cathy.
Characteristics: Enthusiastic, Trusting, Optimistic, Persuasive, Talkative, Impulsive, Emotional.
Core Belief: I’m valuable if I can attract people.
Approx. Population US: 31.2%.

Quadrant: Influence.

The peacock's tactics:

Descriptor - High S Quadrant

Notice them as: Plain Jane.
Characteristics: Good Listener, Team Player, Possessive, Steady, Predictable, Understanding, Friendly.
Core Belief: I’m valuable if I’m accepted, if I can please.
Approx. Population US: 20.0%.

Quadrant: Steadiness.

The dove's tactics:

Descriptor - High C Quadrant

Notice them as: Nervous Nellie.
Characteristics: Accurate, Analytical, Conscientious, Careful, Fact-finder, Precise, High Standards, Systematic.
Core Belief: I’m valuable if I’m competent.
Approx. Population US: 30.8%.

Quadrant: Conscientiousness.

The owl's tactics: