Themes help you discover and talk about people’s greatest talents. To appreciate people’s dominant talents, be aware of the characteristics, values, roles, needs, and motivations of their themes in their lives.

Use the information below to deepen your understanding of the theme’s unique characteristics.


(words that describe me):

  • talkative
  • verbal
  • interactive
  • entertaining
  • presenting
  • captivating
  • transparent
  • expressive
  • conversational

The Value I Bring:

  • attention to messages that must be heard
  • comfortable presenting to others
  • ability to make connections with others through words
  • helping others express their thoughts and ideas in captivating ways
  • ability to turn events into stories others want to hear

The Role I Play

(words that describe who I am):

  • talker
  • presenter
  • conversationalist
  • storyteller
  • verbal processor
  • explainer
  • writer

 The Needs I Have:

  • a sounding board
  • an audience
  • to be understood
  • venues to converse with others
  • opportunities to fine-tune my messages so they have the most meaningful effect

My Motivations (what I love/hate):

  • I love stories and storytellers.
  • I love capturing people’s attention.
  • I hate experience without expression.
  • I hate being told I talk too much.