n my most recent blog, I gave you 4 tips for getting along with the supportive “S” personality type. This is part 2 of the same topic!
5. “S” types are never in a hurry. If you try to rush them – bad things happen! To work around this, always give the “S” types extra time. If you need to leave the house at 5pm for example – it’s best to tell them 4:45 instead of 5:00pm. This way you’ll still be “on time” without having to rush them!
6. “S” types are information gatherers. They want to know as much as they can about a particular topic – but they don’t like details to be complex. Give them easy to understand information and you’ll have a happy “S” type!
7. “S” types can get overwhelmed by their own emotions. Sometimes they are so overwhelmed, they need help getting to the root of the problem. The best way to help them is to repeat their concerns back to them in the form of a question. For example, if they say “I have a headache” – instead of suggesting they take some aspirin, you would say “Oh, you have a headache?” and then wait for their response. The response is usually another concern so you will repeat the process of saying it back to them in a question. After you do this three or four times, you’ll get to what is really causing them stress.
8. “S” types want to feel appreciated. Let them know how much they mean to you and how much you enjoy spending time with them. This will make them feel “on top of the world” and you’ll have a great relationship with this “S” type!
I hope you were able to get some great tips on interacting with an “S” type! In my next blog – I’ll cover the “D” personality type!
Angel Tucker is an Expert Personality Profiler, Certified Human Behavior Consultant, Best-Selling Author, mother of 4 and military spouse. She is available for speaking engagements and trainings all over the world!