Bob the Golden Retriever prefers sluggishness to movement and leniency to initiative.
Bob the Golden Retriever has a great deal of sang-froid. His inner calm and stolidity predispose him to tasks which require self-control and perseverance. He does not readily display his emotions, even in the most hair-raising situations.
Bob the Golden Retriever yawns and stretches, blinking up at the sun as it begins to dip below the horizon. He has been lying in the same spot for hours, and his belly is growling. He perks up when he smells something cooking, and starts to move towards the backyard.
Bob the Golden Retriever 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 the Golden Retriever 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 the Golden Retriever’s objectivity in perception and behavior could, in the best of cases, lead to generosity and altruism.
Bob the Golden Retriever’s fierce 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 the Golden Retriever 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 the Golden Retriever doubts in himself and his skills from time to time, feeling fairly shy and self-effacing. However, feelings of inferiority may 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 the Golden Retriever sometimes finds itself in a negative frame of mind. Undermined by its fears and its craving for security, it might struggle to see the sunny side of life.
Bob the Golden Retriever is chiefly interested in tangible facts and realistic details. A pragmatic personality, Bob never loses sight of the utilitarian or practical aspects of things.
Bob the Golden Retriever approaches life with a bit more of a “go with the flow” attitude. He isn’t as structured in his approach, and tends to just go with the flow and see what happens. This can sometimes lead to him making less efficient use of his time, but it also makes him more spontaneous and fun.
Bob the Golden Retriever’s thought processes are usually clear, orderly, and linear; his reasoning obeys the dictates of deductive or discursive logic and relates to explicit goals.
Bob the Golden Retriever’s mind is especially perceptive of details. To arrive at a global perception, a vision of the whole, Bob proceeds gradually, piece by piece, aspect after aspect, in a fairly linear fashion.
Bob the Golden Retriever likes to arrange, classify, sort, catalogue, and compartmentalize his life activities and work.
Bob the Golden Retriever has the ability to set up a schedule for his work and budget his efforts accordingly.