Locus Control – This is the extent to which an individual believes that he can be in charge of an outcome of an event in his life as opposed to any external force behind his control.
Machiavellianism - This is a personality attribute which sees an individual so focused on his own well-being. A Machiavellian individual can influence, mislead and make use of others to attain his goals
Self-esteem - This is a person’s biased assessment of his own worth. It encompasses attitudes about oneself such as pride, shame and despair.
Self-monitoring - This is a personality attribute that refers to an aptitude to control actions to accommodate any social situation. An individual who behaves in a way that is extremely receptive is said to be a self-monitor.
Risk Taking - This is a trait that enables an individual to do something that involves danger or uncertainty with an objective of achieving a certain goal.