Coping Style


Also called Harmonic Groups, these triads are about the attitude the type adopts if it fails to meet it needs—how it copes in difficult situations:

Competency 135

Put aside personal feelings—value independence, self-reliance, and self-sufficiency. Type 1 focuses on what's correct, 3 focuses on productivity, and 5 focuses on expertise.

Positive Outlook 279

Adopt a positive attitude. Type 2 uses positive self-image, 7 uses positive experiences, and 9 idealizes others and the world.

Reactive 468

React with emotion. Type 4 tries to be seen, 6 tries to find support, and 8 tries to be self-reliant.