The less reactive you are to provocations, the more you can use your better judgment to handle the challenge.When you feel upset with or challenged by someone, before you say or do something you might later regret, take a deep breath and count slowly to ten.Go through the 100 statements below, and check the ones that apply to you. At the end of the quiz, your personal level of Alpha and Beta and personality type will be revealed.Forward to friends and tell us how you fared on Facebook and Twitter.Hardcore Hardcore personalities are hostile, abusive and intimidating. You won’t win a battle with them, especially in a public forum. Princess Princesses are experts and appear to know more than others should about a particular subject.They always have to be right and will charge like angry bulls if you challenge or cross them. Let them blow off steam and express their anger and frustration. Facts are power to them and since they know the facts, they feel superior. Because you cannot “fake it” with them, make sure you know the facts and information.In many instances, by the time you reach ten, you would have regained composure, and figured out a better response to the issue, so that you can reduce, instead of exacerbate the problem.If you're still upset after counting to ten, take a time out if possible, and revisit the issue after you calm down.
The first rule of thumb in the face of a difficult person is to keep your cool.
They also love traditions and old-school values that uphold patience, hard work, honor, and social and cultural responsibility. These traits result from the combination of I, S, T, and J, a personality type that is often misunderstood.
They have a substance and depth in the way they think, never taking anything at surface level or accepting things the way they are.
But even the best planned meetings can be a total loss if difficult people are not handled in effective ways.
Try these techniques the next time you encounter one of these difficult people. Then state your position clearly and avoid the temptation to argue.
While most of us rightly want to be exceptional in some way or another, we often feel a lot of social and moral pressure not to think of ourselves as generally better than others.