Threes and Eights are both confident, passionate, and hard-working. Threes tend to be more success driven, desiring value and acceptance from others, while Eights tend to be independent, motivated by the need for personal autonomy.
Threes should be clear and logical when engaging with Eights.
Eights should be open-minded and direct when addressing Threes.
Threes and Eights should work through problems logically. Threes should be forward and honest with Eights by addressing their perspective calmly. Eights should listen openly to Threes, offering their own point of view in a composed, levelheaded way. The two personalities should work together to find a mutually beneficial solution.
Threes tend to trust Eights who are supportive of Threes’ goals and ambitions. Eights should help Threes feel safe and valued.
Eights usually trust Threes who are competent, hard-working, and consistent. Threes should be genuine and direct with Eights.
Threes are usually driven and charismatic, while Eights tend to be more outspoken and self-sufficient. Threes tend to bring efficiency and practical thinking to a workplace. Eights offer quick, logical decision making. Threes can help Eights recognize when to step down in a situation, while Eights can help support and advocate for Threes.
Many Threes and Eights tend to enjoy the challenge of a new situation and will generally adapt quickly and easily. However, Eights may have difficulty if the change limits or restricts their personal freedoms.
Threes and Eights need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.
Threes should avoid restricting Eights, while Eights should avoid being negative around Threes.
Threes and Eights can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
Threes can motivate Eights by giving them freedom to make their own choices.
Eights can encourage Threes by encouraging and supporting them.