Peacock - Vegas - Interactive | Inspiring (I type)

Peacock - Vegas - Interactive | Inspiring (I type)

Meet Vegas the Peacock. You’ll soon see why we named Peacock Vegas, with their love of bright lights, attention, and all things fun. People with the Peacock personality type tend to be enthusiastic,

cheerful, and outgoing. They typically have a relaxed, casual manner when speaking or interacting with others and enjoy regularly building new relationships.

The Peacock personality type traits

Peacocks are usually open and easy to approach. They are frequently involved with other people. Most Peacocks enjoy being with others so much that they often find ways to include interactions with others as part of their daily activities. Even if they aren’t asked to meet with or talk to someone else, I-types will find a way.

In summary, Peacock’s personality traits include:

• Enjoy each interaction with others.
• Notice people quickly and help them feel comfortable in new groups.
• Easily build rapport, even after just having met someone.
• Entertain others at a party.
• Enjoy the challenge of connecting with everyone.

Every personality archetype has strengths and blind spots, and these are often amplified in professional settings where we often encounter a diverse group of people with vastly different backgrounds and value systems.

Peacock personality strengths

• Prioritizing relationships and personal interactions.
• Facilitating group brainstorming to find solutions to problems.
• Offering lots of verbal encouragement when developing others.
• Communicating in a spontaneous, emotionally-expressive manner.
• Quickly improvising based on intuition.
• Using flexible schedules and open-ended approaches to time management.
• Understanding how to motivate other people to take action.
• Bringing energy and a sense of fun to a team.

Peacock personality weaknesses

• Being overly optimistic about people or situations.
• Spending more time interacting with people than completing tasks.
• Having trouble following consistent, predictable routines.

Struggling to limit time with people.

• Trusting gut feelings when more planning is necessary.
• Providing insufficient structure for people who need a defined approach to work.
• Getting distracted by multiple new ideas and failing to focus.
• Avoiding decisions that potentially involve losing approval or looking bad.

Peacock personality growth opportunities

• Trying to plan out projects more by making lists, prioritizing ideas, and focusing on one or two at a time.
• Making an effort to consider some of the details involved in bringing an idea to fruition.
• Making some sort of a plan before pursuing an idea full force, especially if others are involved.
• Practicing patience by empathizing with others, taking a quick break when needed, and writing out instructions if you’re becoming too easily frustrated.

Peacock personality type careers & work

Peacocks tend to thrive in environments where they can use their verbal skills to communicate a vision and persuade others. Pea cocks can help those who are more stubborn or fact-focused think outside the box to find new solutions to problems. When working with other Peacocks, it is important for them to hold themselves accountable by limiting their amount of socializing.

Tend to work well with others who…

• Quickly build personal connections.
• Offer creative, exciting ideas.
• Take time to participate in group events outside of work.

May hit obstacles in professional relationships when they…

• Miss the deadline on an important project.
• Fail to think through a decision that impacts the group.
• Use humor to attempt to deflect attention from the seriousness of a situation.

Feel energized at work when…

• They are asked to pursue a new opportunity for the group.
• Their boss is open-minded and accepting of their ideas.
• Their peers make an effort to get to know them.
• Their direct reports are creative and inspiring.

Feel drained at work when…

• They need to spend a lot of time in isolation.
• Their boss pushes them to be thorough and careful.
• Their peers exclude them from events.
• Their direct reports request formal scheduling.

Peacocks thrive in positions where they can explore new ideas, discover new approaches, express creativity, and consistently connect with people. They will likely prefer work environments that are more collaborative, where they can use their verbal skills to communicate a vision and persuade other team members.

Commonly the best I DISC profile job roles

• The best jobs for I personality types are roles that allow them to act spontaneously and use their creativity and social skills regularly.
• Public Relations Director
• Public Relations Manager
• Creative Director
• Designer
• Realtor
• Travel agent
• Artist
• Musician
• Copywriter

Project a casual tone, use humor and personal anecdotes frequently, and describe past events with colorful language.

Meetings should be done in person when possible, without a rigid agenda.

Email communication tips
Emails should be friendly, casual, and personal. Include a call to action that encourages immediate response.

Feedback should be focused on a high level and delivered with encouragement.

Resolving conflict
Conflict should be addressed in a balanced, intentional way to avoid unnecessary or unproductive arguing.

When people experience pain, stress, or dissatisfaction, it can usually be attributed to energy-draining activities. Therefore, it’s important to know what kinds of activities energize each personality type and what activities drain them.

Peacock Type Motivations
• Frequently interacting with a diverse group of people.
• Participating in group discussions and brainstorming sessions.
• Encouraging others and sharing stories.
• Going on new adventures and pursuing abstract opportunities.
• Considering how someone else thinks.
• Bouncing between multiple ideas at once.
• Leaving their schedule open and flexible for spontaneous meetings throughout the day.
• Figuring things out as they go by thinking on their feet.
• Explaining things with emotional, expressive language.

Peacock Type Stress

• Solving problems with a thorough analysis of the existing data.
• Spending a lot of time researching the root causes of a problem.
• Creating procedures, rules, and guidelines for other people to follow.
• Clarifying facts by asking specific questions.
• Taking time to think through a problem before making a final decision.
• Using writing as a primary means of communication.
• Working on projects independently and bringing results back to a group.
• Inspecting and maintaining high-quality results.

Who do you know that is a Peacock?

We all have personality traits that motivate and stress us. Now that you are aware of these for the Peacock type, how can you be aware of them and use them in conversation?

What communication mistakes have you made in the past with a Peacock?

Remember awareness is the fastest path to transformation. We have all made these communication mistakes and it’s now time to learn from them.

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