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This is one of the five drivers originally identified in the field of
Transactional Analysis by Taibi Kahler. Here are some simple and useful notes on
- Go faster. Whatever I am doing, it's not being done quickly enough.
- So much to do, so little time.
- Enthusiastic and action-oriented.
- Many things on the go at once. Often juggling several quite different
- Time language, using words like 'now', 'schedule', 'timely' and so on.
- Complaints that there is not enough time.
- Talking quickly and checking the clock frequently.
- Impatient (watch for tapping fingers and huffing).
- May explode into anger if held up.
- When given work delivers it quickly.
- Good focus on output and delivery (when not combined with 'try hard').
- Fretting over having 'nothing to do'.
- Speed over accuracy.
- Taking on too much and then complaining
- Hassling others to do things before they are ready.
- Thank them for their time.
- Ensure they think before they act.
- Help them to 'be' without 'doing'. Get them to sit quietly and appreciate a
Recognize these drivers in yourself and others and treat them accordingly.
Ellis' Irrational Beliefs,
Kahler, T. (1975). Drivers—The
Key to the Process Script. Transactional Analysis