Other characteristics of Directness are:
The best way to work with a person who has the Directness trait is:
NOTE: If a person has other traits above the line, you will also need to consider those traits as well.
Directness below the line - Non-Threatening:
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The focus of the Direct person is on getting results, being in control and solving problems.
You probably know someone whose dominant temperament trait is Directness. They're the ones who take charge, wanting to lead rather than follow. High D people have a direct style of communication ... they get right to the point. Sometimes their direct style can be misunderstood as criticism, when really all they were doing was saying what was on their mind in a very direct way.