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Finding good ideas for birthday gifts can be a struggle. One of the best ways to ensure that you’ve bought a great birthday present is to match the gift to the recipient’s personality.

Many people use a haphazard method of choosing birthday presents. They often wonder around malls and retail stores for hours hoping something will catch their eye. Or they might browse online gift sites thinking that something will appear as the perfect gift.

Too often, gift-givers give very little thought to the person who will receive the present. If they would take a couple of minutes to think about the person’s personality, they’d find their search much easier.

This may seem like a challenge, but in fact it is a pretty simple process. Almost everyone has traits that match one of four personality types. Once you identify those characteristics, you won’t be lacking in ideas for birthday gifts.

Much research has been done into personalities. Numerous authors and thinkers have developed their own names and descriptions for the four personality types. This is how I can spot the different types without much trouble.

First, there are outgoing people. These are the folks who have never met a stranger. When they enter a room, chances are they will strike up a conversation with someone within a couple of minutes.

People like this find energy from interacting with people. They love to talk. You can often carry on a conversation with them by simply asking one question, then listening.

The best birthday gifts for this kind of person might be something that lets them have fun. They are all about joyous experiences.

Second, there is the take-charge kind of person. These are the ones who are natural born leaders, but they often rub people the wrong way with their direct style.

People in this category are confident that they know what to do in whatever situation they face. They are quick to share their opinion without much thought for anyone else’s feelings.

The best way to find ideas for birthday gifts for this kind of person is to ask them. They will probably give you a direct answer that will tell you exactly what to get them.

Third, there are family folks. These people easily form strong relationships with other people. They love reunions and holiday gatherings that bring people together.

The ones in this category don’t often travel a lot unless it’s with family or close friends. They’d much rather stay at home than go out on the town.

The best birthday presents for these folks are things that remind them of the bonds they have with other people. They love photos that bring to mind those close ties.

Fourth, you have the analytical type. These people would rather read than talk to other people.

These folks love information. They will often want to scrutinize every piece of data before making a decision.

The best ideas for birthday gifts for this type person might be things like sports memorabilia or historical artifacts. They will be happy with something that shows a certain level of significance.

Buying cool birthday presents can be an easy process if you’re willing to find gifts that fit the recipient’s personality.

If you’ll do that, good birthday presents won’t be hard to find and you won’t struggle with ideas for birthday gifts again.


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