• ESTj The Administrator profile by Gulenko

    Logical Sensing Extravert: The Administrator

    General description

    The LSE is assertive, operative, and hard-working. Cannot sit still not being engaged in anything. Prefers actions to words. Has a developed sense of responsibility. Fights chaos and disorder wherever he might be. Dislikes it when he is being distracted from what he is doing. If taking a break, he does it as thoroughly as he does his work.

    Appreciates merit and good quality above everything else. Tries to provide for his loved ones by means of increasing their material prosperity. Very caring. Comes to rescue when someone is threatened by physical danger. In such a situation acts with courage and determination.

    Intolerant of trickery and wiles. Expresses his opinion directly. In business and practical dealings, he is dry and official, but in an informal atmosphere shows kindness and a sense of humor. Doesn't have sufficient diplomacy in relations - may get agitated, lose his temper. A stubborn debater, becomes hot-tempered when proving his correctness. Doesn't know how to make compliments. Dislikes empty chatter, though finds it difficult to cut off a phone conversation.

    Getting stuck in details of work, he sometimes doesn't finish it in time, which is very upsetting for him. Unprepared for unexpected events. Slowly learns and accepts new trends, developments, and styles; often is conservative and supports traditions.

    Detailed description

    The LSE is an assertive, energetic, hard-working person. Spends many hours each day working, as much as his work requires. Supporter of good quality, reliability, and productivity of labor. Searches for bold, innovative and unconventional technical solutions. Inclined towards rationalizing activities. Skillfully uses instruments and exploits technologies. Has an extremely practical turn of mind. Makes all of his evaluations from the point of view of feasibility and utility. Prudent and thrifty manager. Foresees the best ways to manage and utilize objects at his disposal. Makes preparations and provisions for the future. Teaches people how to live wisely, how to not waste their capabilities in vain.

    A very caring person. Ensures that his loved ones have an income and comfortable living conditions. Helps people not by words, but by deeds. Spends his vacation time resting as thoroughly as he was working. Loves holiday dinners, abundant food, often knows how to cook well himself. With pleasure gives gifts and presents surprises. Goes through physical weakness and ailments with difficulty, neglects his own illnesses. Often looks after health of others more willingly than after his own well-being. For him it's important to find the original cause of poor health. Usually looks tidy and neat and handles his belongings with care. Won't immediately use a new costume or clothing set, but instead will preserve it for the right occasion. Prefers strict business or classical styles. Pays particular attention to the cleanliness of shoes.

    In communication, the LSE seeks to show kindness and sense of humor. Demonstrates his good predisposition and positive emotions, though sometimes does so too abruptly. Becomes very hot tempered during arguments and disputes. When he is overtaken by emotions, he no longer hears the opinions of others and stubbornly insists on his own view point. Never openly admits that he was wrong. However, if a person remains discreet and restrained, and does not submit to his pressuring, he becomes more attentive and cautious. Can curb and restrain his own emotions by willful effort as well. Very much dislikes it when someone else interferes in his affairs or forces him to redo his work. At such times can flare up, start throwing objects, sharply turn around and leave.

    The LSE assesses relations by another's ability to keep his word, to warn of their intent in timely manner, to be punctual and come at appointed time. Appreciates those who do not spare their time for him. Tries to prepare for everything in advance. Sudden changes of plans that occur without a warning annoy and anger him. Dislikes answering questions of the kind "What will happen tomorrow?", "When are you going to do that?", etc. The Very much in need of a guaranteed future and predictability of events. Dislikes radical changes and abrupt deviations from the planned course. Prefers to move forward in a straight line. Poorly foresees dangers and obstacles. Usually respects established traditions and customs. However, also strives to keep up with the modern times and won't cling too strongly to the old ways.

    LSE's mood and state are dependent on the prevailing surrounding psychological atmosphere. If people around him quarrel, fight, distrust one another, his own state rapidly deteriorates. Very stable in personal ties. For those who reciprocate his feelings does a lot more than they were expecting. Needs relationships that are deep and strong. Likes long, heartfelt conversations, and stories about various ways of spending one's time. Despite his external sharpness and rough edges, deep inside the LSE is quite sentimental. However, it is difficult to become close with him due to his high demands towards his partners.

    LSE's own creative abilities become manifest when he is in a good mood. If he feels that the conceived is in principle possible, then he will proceed to the implementation of plans with much enthusiasm and zeal. Cannot live without a purpose, without some clear prospects before him. The achievement of each intermediate result inspires him and instills desire to continue on and go the full distance. Enjoys competition, games, dynamic types of sports. Adventurous. Becomes more engaged and inspired if there is a need to prove his abilities. When he loses orientation or sees no solutions, becomes nervous, agitated, loses his spirit. In such situations, he needs advice, calm support, or the correction of the end goal.

    The LSE cannot live in chaos and disarray. Fights against lack of discipline, violation of norms and rules. Himself gives a personal example of good discipline and organization, but doesn't have enough strength to ensure this in others. Collects all the relevant information before he starts on anything serous. Cannot act in unsystematic, blind manner. Intolerant of trickery, hoaxes, wily schemes. Expresses his negative opinions rather directly. Critical in evaluating work, his own and that of others. Finds it difficult to explain the technology of some steps or actions, since systematic-analytical type of thinking is not his strong point. Instead of giving instructions prefers the method of "do as I do". Tries to move from words and get down to business as soon as possible.

    Knows how to make people work. Won't tolerate loafers and idlers near himself. Characterized by a strong sense of ownership. Won't allow anyone else to give commands on his territory. Lives by the principle "my home - my fortress". Invests all his efforts into the task at hand. Has little interest in various hobbies and other entertainments. Focuses strongly on the object of his work. Not inclined to use force to suppress, oppress, or seize power. The strength and abilities that he was endowed with by nature the LSE directs into productive matters and uninterrupted management of technical processes.

    Manner of communication

    The main features of LSE's style of communication are emphasized good manners and strict adherence to ethical standards when dealing with unfamiliar people. This is most clearly seen in men when they are talking with the ladies. This includes use of polite pronouns, offers of a place to sit, emphasized politeness and gallant manners. Familiarity is completely absent. The LSE likes to ask about everything, to learn new facts. Comparing the facts he make logical conclusions. Does not recognize vague, evasive answers, demands concreteness and specificity. On any issue he has an opinion. Debates in heated manner, defending it. Never admits to being wrong about anything. Always finds something to pick at. Dislikes talking about nothing, spending much time on the phone, exchanging gossip and rumors. During phone conversation even his voice changes, becomes somehow unnatural. Always in favor of practicality and feasibility. Does not understand and condemns the dreamers who propose beautiful but useless ideas and projects. Does not tolerate laziness, lack of discipline. A supporter of gradual but steady progress. Dislikes sudden, abrupt changes. The leitmotif of his work - is stability. It was under this principle that the activities of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher have passed. Conservative in his views about family, especially men. Usually supporters of segregation of duties: man - as the breadwinner, his wife - a housewife, educator of children. About such people it is said: "Behind him is like being behind a stone wall."

    Features of behavior

    The most characteristic feature of LSE's behavior that allows to identify this sociotype - is periodically occurring outbreaks of rage. They occur when his work and his way of doing things are being criticized, when he is being taught or lectured. The LSE is especially intolerant of it coming from people who themselves are not engaged in this type of work, who are not competent in it. In such moments he is capable of throwing anything that comes to hand, breaking dishes. Losing his temper he shouts at the critic, points out that person's personal shortcomings, not being shy in choosing expressions. Similar choleric outbreaks also happen when he cannot do something at a particular job. The LSE is characterized by very high capacity for doing work. Can work for many hours each day. However, from time to time he needs relaxation. In this case he may simply sit on a couch and watch TV, disconnecting from everything. But he cannot sitting around for a long time not doing anything. Dislikes being sick and having to stay in bed. Constantly active, engaged in concrete work. A good inventor and innovator, as well as a designer (T. Edison, SP Korolev). Comes to the rescue when there is a threat of physical danger to people. In such situations operates with courage and determination. Does not boast about this. Moves towards his purpose in a straight line, not maneuvering. Even if he tries to cheat, his cheating gets easily discovered. Prefers to operate in a fairly straightforward way. Due to this, often earns the reputation of an honest person. All these qualities have helped George W. Bush to become president of the United States of America. Does not tolerate cunning, deception, fraud, absenteeism. Dislikes light-mindedness, flippancy, windiness. Guardian of moral norms.

    Recommendations for self-improvement

    Your forte - is your strict logic that is based on concrete facts, which allows you to accurately calculate the practical aspect of any undertaking. You are a sober realist, capable of correctly evaluating the usefulness and effectiveness of any venture.

    You are usually clever, quick-thinking, and informed in the sphere of your engagement. You are an active and energetic person, who does not like to idly waste time, who knows what you want, and will strive to achieve it through hard work, persistence, and determination. You are able to use your material resources in effective and economical manner.

    You are also able to create material prosperity and comfort for yourself and your family members. You strive for a healthy, balanced, harmonious life, and don't spare you efforts in order to attain it, as well as stimulate others around you to various useful activities. You possess good organizational skills and know how to create suitable conditions for people to do work, to make them become interested and involved, and only then demand results from them. You highly value quality in work and are intolerant of lack of discipline and laziness.

    You like beautiful, high quality items, as well as tasty, healthy food. You like it when people evaluate you based on your merits, and don't impinge on your independence in selecting solutions or methods of action.

    One of your weak points is an inability to plan for alternative events for lengthy periods of time. You often find yourself overloaded with tasks, chores, and work that appear seemingly from nowhere, and require time to prepare for important events. You have difficulty foreseeing approaching danger or failure in business. Unexpected turns of events that you could not foresee frustrate and unnerve you, knock you out of balance. You find it difficult to spend much time waiting for the outcome of any undertaking, especially if there's little confidence in its success.

    You are recommended to frequently review your views on various aspects of life, and to put aside any outdated and unworkable traditions and habits. Dry logic of facts should not suppress in you the appreciation of all that is new and unusual. Moderate your conservatism and stubbornness. More often compare yourself to others, cultivate flexibility in your ways of competing.

    You tend to rely on your intuition in your assessments of people, not suspecting that you greatly overestimate this ability in yourself and that you are not immune from arriving at erroneous conclusions and prognoses. The consequence of this may be inappropriate or mis-attributed suspicions, and undue harshness in dealing with others, which can put you in an awkward ethical position. Try to have more restraint and tact in such questions.

    Another one of your problems is your inability to control your emotions in relation to people who are close to you, who don't obey your instructions and guidance, if their actions contradict your logic and common sense. This is all the more upsetting to your close ones, that at the same time you behave with restraint, emphasized politeness and good manners towards strangers and unfamiliar people. Your family members and close ones may feel upset and disappointed with you due to such contrasts in your behavior.

    With you lack of restraint you can alienate your loved ones. Try to be more patient, don't rush to tell the truth to a person's face. Being excessively direct usually does not work in your favor. Cool down first, then think about what is better to say, to whom, and in which manner.

    Learn to relax, to switch you focus from work to pleasant ways to take a break. Try to look at conflicts from the side of humor. You are usually endowed with a good sense of humor - it can calm you and let you vent your emotions in an acceptable form.

    Read fiction more often. Go to the theater - such leisure activities will soften your harsh character and help you to nurture and cultivate refinement and nobility of your sentiments and feelings.

    See also:
    Wikisocion - LSE profiles
    LSE observations
    LSE in pictures
    Type examples in videos
    Socionics Type Tests
    Typing Questionnaire
    (including photos and/or a video in your questionnaire thread tends to increase the number of replies and accurate typings)