venturesomeness


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Comparison of impulsiveness, venturesomeness and empathy (I7) structure in English and Spanish samples: Analysis of different structural equation models.
The leader is characterized by a strong drive for responsibility and task completion, vigor, and persistence in pursuit of goals, venturesomeness and originality in problem solving, drive to exercise initiative in social situations, self-confidence and sense of personal identity, willingness to accept consequences of decision and action, readiness to absorb interpersonal skills, willingness to tolerate frustration and delay, ability to influence other persons' behavior, and capacity to structure social interaction systems to the purpose at hand, (Stodgill, 1948)
Rawlings, D., Jenny B., and Felicity W., The Interaction of Age With Impulsiveness and Venturesomeness in the Prediction of Adolescent Sexual Behavior, Personality and Individual Differences, 19 (1), pp1 17-20, 1995.
Stodgill adds that a strong drive for responsibility and task completion, venturesomeness and originality, self confidence and a sense of personal identity, and an ability to structure social interaction systems are also associated with being leader-like (in Wright 1996).
Economics "also calls entrepreneurs those who are especially eager to profit from adjusting production to the expected changes in conditions, those who have more initiative, more venturesomeness, and a quicker eye than the crowd, the pushing and promoting pioneers of economic improvement" (Mises, 1949, p.255).
The usual authoritative sources on the English language inform us that audacity could be understood as confidence, or boldness combined with disregard of consequences; as venturesomeness, rashness, recklessness, a fearless daring or a bold or insolent heedlessness of restraints, as of those imposed by prudence, propriety, or convention.
c) "Cuestionario de impulsividad, afan de aventura y empatia" (Impulsiveness, Venturesomeness & Empathy Questionnaire, I7; Eysenck y Eysenck, 1991).
(1984) Age Norms for Impulziveness, Venturesomeness and Emphaty in Children.
Several different manifestations of impulsivity, both adaptive and maladaptive, have been described in the personality and clinical literatures (e.g., Barrett & Stanford, 1996; Depue & Collins, 1999; Evenden, 1999; Whiteside & Lynam, 2001; Zuckerman, 1996), including: sensation seeking, risk taking, novelty seeking, thrill or excitement seeking, reward seeking, extraversion, venturesomeness, hyperactivity, response perseveration, and need for immediate gratification.
His filmography of now nearly three dozen titles has its share of duds (remember King David [1985]?), but there is enough sense of venturesomeness, along with unpretentious craftsmanship, to make one forgive these as falterings in the larger picture.
Trait empathy was measured with the Empathy subscale of the Impulsiveness, Venturesomeness and Empathy scale (Eysenck & Eysenck, 1978).