John Cardinal O'Connor
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of John's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way John Cardinal O'Connor comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner John Cardinal O'Connor - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner John Cardinal O'Connor" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know John a little better. This page describes the disguise O'Connor wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
John Cardinal O'Connor is always questioning and learning, and he seems young and alive no matter what his chronological age, for his mind is always alert, curious, flexible, and open to new experiences. John Cardinal O'Connor has a childlike enthusiasm for anything new and he learns easily, but he also gets bored rather quickly. O'Connor can be somewhat of a scatterbrain, for he tends to have so many ideas and irons in the fire that it is hard to keep track of them all. He needs and craves variety, change, mental stimulation, and an active social life.
Articulate, clever, often funny and witty, he is always a refreshing and interesting conversationalist. John Cardinal O'Connor enjoys meeting and interacting with a variety of different people. He is friendly, flirtatious, and charming in a playful way, and no matter how badly he may be feeling, John never comes across as melancholic or somber. He may seem frivolous to other, more serious souls. John Cardinal O'Connor has a sense of humor and a sense of perspective that prevent him from taking himself or life too seriously. In fact, O'Connor may seem flippant or unconcerned about matters that others consider very important.
In general, John Cardinal O'Connor responds to life mentally and objectively rather than emotionally, and he may not empathize with people very much. John does not like to be weighed down with too much responsibility or with others' emotional burdens. Furthermore, if he cannot fully grasp something with his reason and logic, O'Connor will often choose to ignore it, including his own and other people's irrational feelings, desires, and needs.
Consistency and reliability are not great virtues of O'Connor's and his life is apt to be full of changes and movement due to his restlessness. John Cardinal O'Connor becomes nervous and fidgety if things are not moving quickly enough. He is interested in what is current and up-to-date, the newest trends in thought or style.
His gifts are a quick mind, verbal facility, a flair for language, social sophistication and polish, the ability to communicate, converse, and build bridges between people and between ideas. John Cardinal O'Connor tends to become an incessant chatterbox or gossip if he does not have work or other activities that utilize his mental, verbal, and social skills.
He is direct, honest, and to the point - some might say excessively so. However, no one has to guess who John Cardinal O'Connor is or what he wants - he is pretty much up front. John radiates a refreshing enthusiasm and vigor when he is at his best. He seems to enjoy competition without taking it terribly seriously.
The image that John Cardinal O'Connor projects to the world and the person he really is inside, are considerably different. So much so that at times John may feel that people do not see or know the real him. They respond to the face they see, and the initial impression O'Connor makes may actually be misleading. Within him, also, there is much complexity and tension, and John Cardinal O'Connor often feels that he needs to change himself in significant ways or that he continually holds back essential aspects of his.
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