Belonging to the group according to the team role theory: Air group

Air personality types have a fluid emotional intelligence and often have their heads "in the clouds." At first glance, such people lack organization and discipline, but this doesn't mean that they do not work well. Most often, representatives of the air group are very gifted and talented, and some are even brilliant.

It's just that standard work instructions or conditions are usually not enough to unleash their potential in favor of the team. Firstly, they need to have the right to do everything at their own pace, and secondly, they have to be interested in it. Then individuals from the air group are comfortable working and they are able to show amazing results.

General characteristics

Dreamers are people with a high level of emotional intelligence. Even a small professional success inspires them and motivates them to work better, while failure, on the contrary, undermines their self-confidence and destroys their professional self-esteem.

For people of this type, job satisfaction is tremendously important and affects all areas of their life. They feel conflict situations deeply, hence, for Dreamers, a friendly team atmosphere is also very important.

Dreamers are prone to feeling guilty and frustrated, they are inclined to unreasonable anxiety and dissatisfaction with the level of their professional skills. Such people accept criticism humbly; at the same time, they reproach themselves painfully and for a long time for their mistakes. Sometimes it seems that they just can't live without stress and drama.

Dreamers are highly creative and have a rich imagination. They think broadly and out of the box, but many of their thoughts don't have practical application, they put a lot of thought into their own problems and shortcomings.

People of this type often realize their potential in creative professions - they become excellent designers, journalists, and photographers. Many Dreamers successfully work in the service industry, marketing, and IT field.


  • Hypercriticism when it comes to their own work, as a rule, leads to the fact that the Dreamer ends up doing their job pretty qualitatively.
  • Dreamers are prone to cooperation, not rivalry, the team result is more important for them than the personal one.
  • Dreamers have great taste, they perform better in the field of aesthetics of the products manufactured by the team or services provided by it.
  • When inspired by success, the Dreamer is able to move mountains for the company and transfer their enthusiasm to everyone around them.


  • The Dreamer, immersed in their thoughts, easily forgets about current tasks and their deadlines.
  • Difficult tasks provoke anxiety attacks in Dreamers, therefore they try to avoid them in every possible way.
  • In the framework of team activities, such people are more focused on the process, they're not really result-oriented.
  • Dreamers often underestimate their professional knowledge and skills, as well as overestimate the professional preparation of their co-workers.

Interaction with other types

Indulgence when it comes to mistakes, flexible working hours, and a friendly team atmosphere - these are the factors that must be provided by the top management group (Director, Warrior, and Analyst) for the Dreamer to work comfortably. Dreamers highly appreciate the individual approach to their needs and can become the company's loyal fans.

In general, Dreamers are team players and are ready to cooperate with their colleagues to achieve a common result.

Functions within the team

Dreamers try to avoid conflict situations, so they don't strive to control people. They prefer completing tasks rather than generating them or assigning them to others.

In a team, Dreamers are often responsible for the appearance of goods manufactured or services offered by the team and the emotions these goods or services evoke.

People of this type are not prone to a sudden change of profession or team, even if they're not comfortable with the current conditions.

Recommendations for professional development

Representatives of this type need to deal with their negative attitudes regarding their professional capacities, develop self-confidence and not dwell on failure. Their excessive introspection can only intensify their internal anxiety.

Time management is the weak point of the Dreamers. Difficulties with the allocation of time prevent people of this type from working at a normal pace, as well as find opportunities for learning and self-development.

Dreamers who can overcome themselves and learned to take on more responsibility, are able to become leading designers, creative directors and occupy other middle management positions.