Driven Personality at Work


Common traits for employees with a driven personality at work include:

  • Needs to be in control of environment and all people in it
  • Doesn’t want to appear “soft”
  • Workaholic
  • Admires success
  • Persistent
  • Doesn’t respect others who lack the same drive
  • Ruthless to get the job done
  • Projects power
  • Projects elegance
  • Tenacious
  • Slow and methodical types appear lazy
  • Appears crazy to more slow and methodical types
  • Willing to try almost anything
  • Rejects gestures of affection
  • May reject responsibility and blame others or circumstances

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