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Talent Leadership by Jac Fitz-enz, Luiz Xavier, John Mattone

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CHAPTER 10

Understanding the Gut Leader Triad: Drivers, Arbitrators, and Perfectionists

Gut Leaders—Drivers, Arbitrators, and Perfectionists—are concerned with how they relate to their surrounding environment. Drivers look to dominate it, Arbitrators try to coexist with it, and Perfectionists want to perfect it. The main problem Gut Leaders face is their frustration with an imperfect world.

Type Eight: The Driver

Leaders who are predominantly Drivers are perhaps the most openly aggressive leaders of all. Drivers are take-charge people who enjoy imposing their will on the environment, which includes other people. Drivers gravitate toward leadership positions as a way to control their environments. They can be difficult to deal with because getting ...

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