An initiator spends their time trying to think big and solve problems…a responder spends their time trying to figure out how to keep people happy and tries to extinguish fires.
An initiator spends their time taking risks…a responder spends their time trying to stay safe.
An initiator spends all of their time as a servant leader…a responder spends all of their time trying to please people.
An initiator will lead without fear of the consequences…a responder will say what makes people happy for self gain.
An initiator spends all of their time trying to figure out what’s next…and a responder spends all their time trying to figure out how to guard the past and the present.
An initiator seeks to achieve the impossible…a responder seeks to save face.
An initiator will surround himself with people who will speak their minds…a responder want people around him who will say what they want to hear.
An initiator wants to meet with people who do not think like him…a responder is threatened by people who aren’t just like him.