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  • 1. Personality Types:Understanding Self and Others Elena Lustina
  • 2. We live in a human world
  • 3. But often there is no peace
  • 4. Not within ourselves
  • 5. Not with those who are close to us
  • 6. Not with our colleagues
  • 7. Why don’t people understand each other?
  • 8. We are different!
  • 9. With our own thoughts, values, and personalities
  • 10. And everyone sees the world differently
  • 11. Let’s understand each other!
  • 12. So we can love, enjoy, and be happy
  • 13. Science tells: Understand yourself Understand the other Speak his language
  • 14. How to understandself and others?
  • 15. MBTI® is one of the possibilities proposes the theory of psychological types Carl Jung develop Jung‘s theory and create MBTI® – Myers-BriggsKatharine Type Indicator® Briggs Isabel Myers
  • 16. According to the theory youneed to make only four steps to understanding any person
  • 17. In order to understand another person, we need to figure out: The direction we focus our attention & energy The way we take in information The way we make decisions The way we act in the outer world
  • 18. EISNTF MBTI®: the legendJP The direction we focus our attention & energy E I Extraversion Introversion The way we take in information S N Sensing iNtuition The way we make decisions T F Thinking Feeling The way we act in the outer world J P Judging Perception
  • 19. EISNTF Extraversion & IntroversionJP The direction of our attention and energy Extravert (E) Introvert (I)E is focusing on the outside world: other I is focusing on the internal world: thoughts, people, events, actions, things emotions, experiences
  • 20. EISNTFJP Extravert
  • 21. EISNTFJP E is energetic and prefers to act
  • 22. EISNTFJP E prefer to be surrounded by people
  • 23. IESNTFJP Introvert
  • 24. IESNTFJP I may not be in the mood to interact
  • 25. IESNTFJP I keeps energy and enthusiasm inside
  • 26. IESNTFJP I needs peace and quiet
  • 27. EISNTF Extraversion & IntroversionJP Extravert (E) Introvert (I) action reflection communication solitude act– reflect – act reflect – act – reflect «breadth» «depth» external events are more internal thoughts and reflections are important more important prefers speaking to listening prefers listening to speaking
  • 28. Where do you focus your attention and energy? Extraversion or Introversion
  • 29. EISN Sensing & iNtuitionTFJP The way we take in information Sensing (S) iNtuition (N) S focuses on the present: current events N focuses on the future: new opportunities and facts and ideas
  • 30. EISNTFJP Sensing
  • 31. EISNTFJP S trusts what he/she sees, hears, and senses
  • 32. EISNTFJP S is good at noticing details
  • 33. EISNTFJP S tends to do what is practical
  • 34. EISNTFJP iNtuition
  • 35. EISNTFJP N tends to listen to subconscious
  • 36. EISNTFJP N is good at seeing the perspective
  • 37. EISNTFJP N prefers to do what is innovative
  • 38. How do you prefer to take in information? Sensing or iNtuition
  • 39. EISN Sensing & iNtuitionTFJP Sensing (S) iNtuition (N) is attentive to little things and details follows intuition and inspiration relies on facts and experience uses imagination practicality and utility tendencies and interconnection consistency chance present future tradition innovation
  • 40. EISNTF Thinking & FeelingJP The way we make decisions Thinking (T) Feeling (F) T makes decisions objectively, F makes decisions subjectively, using logic using feeling
  • 41. EISNTFJP Thinking
  • 42. EISNTFJP T makes conclusions based on logical analysis
  • 43. EISNTFJP T can look stern and cold
  • 44. EISNTFJP T convince others through factual and impersonal arguments
  • 45. EISNTFJP Feeling
  • 46. EISNTFJP F uses values as a guiding principle
  • 47. EISNTFJP F appreciates peace and harmony in relations
  • 48. EISNTFJP F convinces others through personal influence
  • 49. EISNTF Thinking & FeelingJP Thinking (T) Feeling (F) logic values truthfulness tactfulness fairness compassion clear mind kind heart straightforwardness avoiding conflicts impartiality sympathy
  • 50. How do you make decisions? Thinking or Feeling
  • 51. EISNTF Judging & PerceptionJP The way we act in the outer world Judging (J) Perception (P) Acts according to a plan, Acts according to a situation consistent flexible and impulsive
  • 52. EISNTFJP Judging
  • 53. EISNTFJP J performs better with a plan
  • 54. EISNTFJP J lives according to a schedule and asks the same from others
  • 55. EISNTFJP J prefers to organize and to complete the tasks
  • 56. EISNTFPJ Perception
  • 57. EISNTFPJP prefers to “keep the door open” and postpone decision making
  • 58. EISNTFPJ P is ready for uncertainties and last minute changes
  • 59. EISNTFPJ P resents inflexible plans and schedules
  • 60. EISNTF Judging & PerceptionJP Judging (J) Perception (P) structure flow organization spontaneity goal process precision unpredictability plan «let’s see what happens» order fluidity
  • 61. How do you act in the outer world? Judging or Perception
  • 62. ?
  • 63. Identify your type* E IExtraversion Introversion S NSensing iNtuition T FThinking Feeling J PJudging Perception * Use the MBTI® instrument
  • 64. How to understand the other? observe the behavior listen what he/she is talking about analyze
  • 65. And soon you will see…
  • 67. *Knowing the types is not a silver bullet But is a step toward each other. Millions of steps every day. All over the world.
  • 68. Speak to him in his language. And he will hear.
  • 69. EISNTFJP E needs to speak and be heard
  • 70. IESNTFJP I needs peace and quiet
  • 71. EISNTFJP S prefers to see numbers and tables
  • 72. EISNTFJP N is a dreamer and creator, so be considerate
  • 73. EISNTFJP In order to convince T, have arguments
  • 74. EISNTFJP Tell F about what matters
  • 75. EISNTFJP J needs clear structure and order
  • 76. EISNTFPJ P needs flexibility and choice
  • 77. And at the end?
  • 78. Know Understand yourself the otherSpeak the same language
  • 79. Use Personality Types to  Find common ground with those who are close  Rear children according Realize your Family to their nature potential Build good relations with your colleagues Create a team Work Personal  Use your strengths  Understand and accept yourself
  • 80. Let’s make the world a better place!
  • 81. Elena Lustinapsychologist, personal consultant