Taken from revised "Personality Types" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson
Healthy: Self-assertive, self-confident, and strong: able to stand up for what they need and want. A resourceful, "can do" attitude and passionate inner drive. / Decisive, authoritative, and commanding: the natural leader others look up to. Take initiative, make things happen, champion people, providing, protective, and honorable, they carry others with their strength.
At Their Best: Become self-restrained and magnanimous, merciful and forbearing, mastering self through their self-surrender to a higher authority. Courageous, willing to put self in serious jeopardy to acheive their vision and have a lasting influence. May achieve true heroism and historical greatness.
Average: Self-sufficiency, financial independence, and having enough resources are important concerns: become enterprising, pragmatic, "rugged individuals", wheeler-dealers. Risk-taking, hardworking, denying own emotional needs. / Begin to dominate their enviroment, including others: want to feel that others are behind them, supporting their efforts. The "boss" whose word is law: swaggering, boastful, forceful and expansive. Proud, egocentric, want to impose their will and vision, not seeing others as equals or treating them with respect.
/ Become highly combative and intimidating: confrontational, belligerent, creating adversarial relationships. Everything becomes a test of wills, and they will not back down. Use threats and reprisals to get obedience from others, to keep others off-balance and insecure.
Unhealthy: Defying all attempts to control them, they become completely ruthless, dictatorial, "might makes right". The criminal and outlaw, renegade and con artist. Hardhearted, immoral, and invincibility, and ability to prevail: megalomania. Feel omnipotent, invulnerable. Recklesly overextend themselves. / If they get in danger, they might brutally destroy everything that has not conformed to their will rather than surrender to anyone else. Vengeful, barbaric, murderous. Sociopathic tendencies.
Key Motivations: Want to be self-reliant, to resist their weakness, to have an impact on the enviroment, to assert themselves, to stay in control, to prevail over others, to be invincible.