A Dormant Prestige personality thrives on collaboration

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Your DORMANT Advantage is your most exhausting form of communication. It’s how you are least likely to surpass others. Tread carefully in these areas, because this form of communication is your “quicksand.” And it will cost you a disproportionate amount of time and energy.

Here’s a look at what it means to have a Dormant Prestige Advantage…

Avoid situations that require you to be in direct competition with others. Instead, find ways to succeed using your natural mode of communication, your “wellspring,” or Primary Advantage.

Since you have a Dormant Prestige Advantage, your personality adds value in a very different way. Here’s why using it feels like quicksand…

Your pride is not based on collecting symbols of achievements. Although most personalities appreciate recognition, PRESTIGE personalities are driven by it. For you, being happy with your work and confident in who you are is typically enough.

    • You prefer to collaborate on team projects rather than working independently.
    • You are not concerned with current trends.
    • Winning is not the end-all for you. Simply playing the game can be reward enough.

You are generally more concerned with how situations are affecting others over their impact on you personally.

Others most likely perceive you
 as unpretentious and authentic.
You tend to be humble and feel uncomfortable promoting yourself or your accomplishments. Being happy with your work and taking pride in what you do tends to be enough for you.

Don’t know whether you have a Dormant Prestige Advantage? No problem!

Log back into your report here to discover your own Dormant Advantage and how it affects the way you communicate.

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Sally Hogshead

Sally skyrocketed to the top of the advertising world in her early 20s, fascinating millions of consumers for clients such as MINI Cooper and Coca-Cola. Since then, she’s published two New York Times bestsellers on the science of fascination, and is one of only 172 living members in the Speaker Hall of Fame. Over a million professionals have taken the Fascination Advantage® personality test to discover how others perceive their communication.

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