Recognizable Traits of the Choleric Personality
How can you quickly figure out the Choleric personality traits? Here are some pointers to set you in the right direction…
- The Choleric personality is an extrovert with a confident persona and great reliance on their own abilities.
- Choleric people take the lead in any situation and are clearly born leaders.
- They are goal-orientated and driven, highly active and always busy.
- Choleric’s thrive on opposition and don’t back down from conflict.
- They are quick decision-makers who love righting the wrongs of the world!
Great natural leadership skills
Goal-driven and decisive
Optimistic and not easily discouragedCholerics are normally upbeat about the future and not easily beaten down. They do not easily give up.
Action taker of noteThey are quick to take action and trust their own gut in whatever they do.
Unafraid of opposition
Cholerics are not afraid of opposition and, in fact, they thrive on it! They are happy to take anyone on and often seem like huge risk-takers.
Crusader for the wrongs of the world
This personality type finds it most difficult to accept that they may, like other people, have some areas of their personality which needs work.
Domineering and bossy behavior
Cholerics like to lead and make decisions which they often do without consulting others. This makes them appear domineering and bossy.
Look down on others
They are very confident in their own abilities and may tend to look down on others who do things differently or slower than them.
Short-tempered and argumentative
The Choleric personality is wired with a short fuse. They are quick-tempered and don’t shy away from an argument which they usually win.
This may seem like a strength, but Cholerics take “workaholic” to a new level! They consequently find it very difficult to relax and this may affect their family life.
Tactless and unsympathetic
Unemotional and unaffectionate
The Choleric Child
The Choleric child is quite easy to spot due to their competitive nature and early leadership skills…parents of Choleric babies learn this early on…
Strong-willed from the get-go
Quieter children will not appreciate this and they may be called out for bullying.
They likely rule their families who often give into them just to keep the peace!
They often become leaders at school, recognized by their peers and the teachers. They are outspoken and not afraid to voice their opinion in any situation.
Innate confidence in their own abilities
They are goal-driven and often delegate work that they don’t want to do themselves to others.
Thrive in challenging circumstances
Best careers for the Choleric personality
Cholerics have many positive strengths which can be used to excel in the career stream of their choice. Some possibilities include:
CEO/company leader – due to their excellent leadership skills, Cholerics can run anything including large corporations or their own companies.
Start-up company leaders – they have the courage, competitiveness and perseverance to make a new company work.
Trial lawyers – Choleric people have the power and win-at-all-costs mentality to intimidate everyone who comes into their path, which may be a good trait in this case. They are also great at arguing!
Stockbroker/Investment Banker – these roles require quick decision-making and a lot of guts, both of which the Choleric has in spades.
Top-level sports coach – the Choleric has the presence and influence to direct and coach top-level sports people and will push them to do better than what they think is their best…
Sales executive – they are both task and goal-driven, and reaching for difficult goals is stimulating for them. They will often be the top sales people in any organization.
Professional sports person – requiring perseverance, strong-will and determination as well as talent, the Choleric will push past barriers until they succeed. In the rare event that they don’t, it won’t be from lack of effort on their part!
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Now that you know what drives the powerful CHOLERIC personality, here’s the lowdown on the other 3 predominate personality types: