The Shark – ISTP

Sharks are the most active of the sixteen types, which, considering their blisteringly active Hunter siblings, is saying something. Few would mistake them for the equally laconic, yet gently Butterfly, nor would the clever, bend-the-rules mentality they share with the Fox ever be enough to confuse the Shark’s verbal conciseness with that of the Fox’s verbosity. The aggressive, physical nature of Sharks is so pronounced that it makes them the easiest animal type to identify, their actions speaking louder than any words might.

The Specialist

Frida Kahlo

I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy to be alive as long as I can paint.”

– Frida Kahlo

The most noticeable trait of Sharks is their unparalleled facility with tools. Therefore, they learn best when engaged kinesthetically. They want to touch things, manipulate them, and have an immediate impact on the world around them… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!

The Hunter

Clint Eastwood

I wanted to play it with an economy of words and create this whole feeling through attitude and movement… I felt the less he said the stronger he became and the more he grew in the imagination of the audience.

– Clint Eastwood

In words and actions, a Shark chooses carefully. There are neither extraneous sentences nor wasted movements, as a Shark, when focused, can be extremely precise and patient, like a predator waiting for the perfect time to strike… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!

The Aggressor


It was not my intention to do this in front of you. For that, I’m sorry. But you can take my word for it; your mother had it coming. When you grow up, if you still feel raw about it, I’ll be waiting.

– The Bride, Kill Bill

There is absolutely no subtleness to the Shark. They will tell you what they think when they think it… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!

The Action Hero

Michael Jordan

[Jerry Krause] said organizations win championships. I said, ‘I didn’t see organizations playing with the flu in Utah.’

– Michael Jordan

Sharks live for the pressure. Nailing a shot at the buzzer? Got it… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!


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