Intolerant: The intolerant person is the type who knows the rules and is very firm and inflexible in enforcing them. They may be very attentive to following the rules themself and will expect everyone else to do the same. They will tend to be impatient with people who make very many mistakes, especially the same ones more than once, and will probably not be accommodating to others who they don't think can meet their high standards of excellence. The intolerant type may take the role of disciplinarian in many situations.
Tolerant: The tolerant person will be open, accommodating, and willing to compromise or wait on others in order to help them meet their objectives or do their work. They will allow more liberties, and may tend to bend the rules once in a while to help people along.