Bob Rae has a good balance between his need for movement and his tendency to be sedentary. He is just as likely to adapt to situations which require outbursts of initiative as to those which demand patience and perseverance.
Although Bob Rae does not take a neutral interest in most activities or subjects, he rarely engages himself passionately, either. He can thus tackle all sorts of tasks, even if they are seemingly from outside the realm of his talents or training, initially.
Bob Rae often defines himself in terms of his subjective perceptions of reality. He is often the center of his own interests and has little regard for outer reality if it does not awaken an echo within him. As a result, his behavior tends to be withdrawn and introspective.
Bob Rae has a phlegmatic personality, and his responses to various outer stimuli are sometimes postponed or delayed. He is fairly slow to initiate an activity, if not laboriously so, but once he begins, he is steady and determined.
Bob Rae has the ability to concentrate and focus his attention on a single object intensely and exclusively. He may become a specialist in his field.
Bob Rae’s objectivity in perception and behavior could, in the best of cases, lead to generosity and altruism.
Bob Rae’s individualism will promote independent and original behavior. He tends to lack team spirit. On the contrary, he needs to feel free and untrammeled by others to be really effective.
Bob Rae has a tendency to yield, to follow, to put up with situations, and follow other people’s orders. He is modest and unassuming with a need for protection and a tendency to be dependent.
Bob Rae sometimes doubts in himself and his skills; he might be fairly shy and self-effacing. He may have feelings of inferiority that interfere with his ability to take action, or, on the contrary, may propel him into action if he sees a possibility of reward or compensation.
Bob Rae rarely broods about things and is not troubled by irrational fears or anxieties.
Bob Rae is chiefly interested in tangible facts and realistic details. A pragmatic personality, he never loses sight of the utilitarian or practical aspects of things.
Bob Rae’s mind is quite nimble. He may adopt a rigid, methodical approach when necessary or switch to a more flexible, free attitude that expresses his spontaneity.
Bob Rae’s thought processes seldom follow the laws of logical reasoning or linear thought; instead, they proceed from an overall vision, which is pieced together from more or less obscure and subconscious clues.
Bob Rae’s mind is especially perceptive of details. To arrive at a global perception, a vision of the whole, Bob Rae proceeds gradually, piece by piece, aspect after aspect, in a fairly linear fashion.
Bob Rae is inclined to be scattered. He is not especially eager to sort things out or arrange them. He likes to be surrounded by his chaos and usually manages to pluck out what he needs.
Bob Rae’s behavior usually obeys his momentary whims, and he allows himself to be inspired by his imaginations. His openness and spontaneity give him the scope to be skillful, ingenious, or shrewd, rising to whatever the immediate circumstances require.