Choleric-melancholy ➝ The Strategist

A Melancholy by nature is analytical and critical. A Choleric by nature is hard-driving and goal oriented. A Melancholy/Choleric is a person driven to analyze themselves and others. Their Melancholy prompts them to look critically at the world and their Choleric drives them to share it. The Melancholy/Choleric is mostly unhappy with themselves. On the other hand, the Choleric/Melancholy is also unhappy with others. Their heads-down, straight-ahead manner prompts them to say whatever comes to mind with little concern for others. Their Melancholy secondary means that whatever analytical thing they think is most likely to come out of their mouths.

The Strategist is more detail oriented than the other Cholerics. They initiate change. They usually operate from a well-thought through plan. They have creative ideas. They will often use very direct, forceful and persistent methods to get results or promote their ideas. They want to be in charge because of confidence in their ability to make things happen the “right” way. They like to solve problems and make decisions¾and are actually quite able to do so. They usually have well thought-out goals and are very independent in an attempt to carry them out. They need to know exactly what is expected before they can function efficiently. They can be very forceful and very sensitive. They speak with authority and are usually very productive. When working on a project they exhibit sensitivity and strategy that reveals penetrating insight. To be highly motivated they need freedom, the opportunity for advancement, information that will help them get results and the chance to make something better. They dislike weakness.

  • The Strategist is more detail oriented than the other Cholerics.
  • They initiate change.
  • They usually operate from a well-thought through plan.
  • They have creative ideas.
  • They will often use very direct, forceful and persistent methods to get results or promote their ideas.
  • They want to be in charge because of confidence in their ability to make things happen the “right” way.
  • They like to solve problems and make decisions and are actually quite able to do so.
  • They usually have well thought-out goals and are very independent in an attempt to carry them out.
  • They need to know exactly what is expected before they can function efficiently.
  • They can be very forceful and very sensitive.
  • They speak with authority and are usually very productive. When working on a project they exhibit sensitivity and strategy that reveals penetrating insight. To be highly motivated they need freedom, the opportunity for advancement, information that will help them get results and the chance to make something better.
  • They dislike weakness.
  • They tend to be less excitable and sociable than the choleric-sanguine.
  • They are the most task-oriented of all the temperament blends, and work to the bone to achieve their goals.
  • Chol-mels may be ambiverted i.e. able to handle being around people, but can enjoy solitude.
  • They may be pickier than the chol-san about the company they choose, finding work easier than play.
  • They are often argumentative, but they are more likely to dominate an argument with both force and fact, than explode openly only to falter over something they have not thought through.
  • Chol-mels may be emotional and insecure inside, but may not find it easy to show it.
  • If they are your friend, they may show they care through actions, rather than communication.
  • They can be fiercely devoted to causes close to their heart, and are unlikely to ever waver in defending them.
jul 9 2017 ∞
jan 8 2018 +