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  • 2. • Personality is the sum total of ways in which an individual reacts to and interacts with others. • Enduring characteristics that describe an individual’s behavior are personality traits. • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality test that taps four characteristics and classifies people into 1 of 16 personality types. MBTI
  • 3. • In the 1940’s, the mother-daughter team of Katherine Briggs and Isabel Briggs-Myers developed a 100 point personality test. • The test focuses on different peoples personality traits, such as: • Extraversion Vs. Introversion • Sensing Vs. Intuiting • Thinking Vs. Feeling • Judging Vs. Perceiving ORIGIN OF MBTI
  • 4. • To increase energy, those who… • turn to others are E (extroversion) • turn inward are I (introversion) • Those who take in information in a… • creative way are an N (intuition) • pragmatic way are an S (sensing) • When making decisions, those who… • seek harmony are a F (feeling) • seek objective truth are a T (thinking) • Those who prefer to… • get closure and act are a J (judging) • stay open and adapt are a P (perceiving) MBTI
  • 6. 1. INFP’s are idealistic, curious and loyal. They seek to understand others, yet can be less accepting of those who threaten their core values. • Example: A. A. Milne 2. INFJ’s are insightful and future- oriented. They are conscientious, but can be firmly decisive when it comes to their vision. • Example: Mahatma Gandhi 3. INTJ’s hold themselves, and others, to high standards. They are individualistic and visionary, yet have a tendency to be skeptical. • Example: Ayn Rand 4. INTP’s are rational, contemplative and have a knack for problem solving. The down side is that they can also be critical. • Example: Albert Einstein THE 16 TYPES OF PERSONALITY
  • 7. 5. ISTP’s tend to be tolerant and candid. They are quick with solutions, yet spend a lot of time silently observing. • Example: Frank Zappa 6. ISTJ’s are steadfast, thorough workers who prize practicality. They have a stronger need than most for order and organization. • Example: George Washington 7. ISFJ’s are careful and considerate. The tend to remember small details about people and projects, but can be painstakingly thorough. • Example: Mother Teresa 8. ISFP’s avoid conflict and exude a quiet friendliness. They are open minded and sympathetic but prefer not to work with others. • Example: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  • 8. 9. ESFP’s enjoy working in groups, and match common sense with flexibility. They love people and life, but can likewise be materialistic. • Example: Peter the Great 10. ESFJ’s are outgoing and loyal. They are great at following through on projects, yet often seek affirmation and appreciation. • Example: Andrew Carnegie 11. ESTJ’s are decisive and efficient. They are systematic in their approach, but can be forceful in implementing those decisions. • Example: Henry Ford 12. ESTP’s are bold and tactical, with an energy for problem solving. They have a harder time focusing on concepts and theories. • Example: Winston Churchill
  • 9. 13. ENTP’s are clever and entrepreneurial. They dislike routine, which can make it hard for them to commit longer term to an interest. • Example: Benjamin Franklin 14. ENTJ’s tend to assume leadership roles and solve organizational problems. They can be pushy when putting their ideas forward. • Example: Napoleon Bonaparte 15. ENFJ’s are goal oriented and caring. They are highly empathetic, yet for similar reasons can be overly sensitive to criticism. • Example: Martin Luther King Jr. 16. ENFP’s are charismatic, imaginative and warm with their support. They need a lot of affirmation from others. • Example: Oscar Wilde
  • 10. THANK YOU!