Chapter 3

The Components

Eleven Personality Markers

The Birkman addresses the vast sophistication of the human personality by looking at each individual as a puzzle. Picture a jigsaw puzzle that is a portrait of your face. No one piece of the puzzle gives us all your features, but added together, piece by piece, we begin to see a complete picture. The Birkman divides our behavioral patterns into manageable pieces that make our personalities easier to comprehend. The most critical of these pieces are the eleven relational Components.

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