Each Style has its individual purpose, yet it has an effect on and altered by its Environment.
Each style can experience happiness and pleasure as well as tension and despair
Why to understand your STYLE?
An awareness of styles can help you understand why there are various opportunities and dangers that occur at particular times in your progress thro’ LIFE
Four Dimensions of Personality Type
How we interact with the world and where we direct our energy
The kind of information we naturally notice
How we make decisions
Whether we prefer to live in a more structured way or a more spontaneous way
Extraversion Introversion Interest Orientation E I Outer world of actions, objects, and people Inner world of ideas and concepts
Sensing iNtuition Perception S N Immediate reality and direct experience Inferred meanings and relationships
Thinking Feeling Judgment T F Reliability of logical order – cause and effect Priorities based on personal importance and values
Judgment Perception Environment Orientation J P Judging attitude – Control of events and systematic planning Spontaneity – Curious, awaiting events and adapting to them
ENTJ “ Everything’s Fine – I’m in Charge” ENFJ “ The Public Relations Specialist” ESFJ “ What Can I Do For You?” ESTJ “ Taking Care of Business” ENTP “ Life’s Entrepreneurs” ENFP “ Anything’s Possible” ESFP “ Don’t Worry, Be Happy” ESTP “ Let’s Get Busy!” INTP “ Ingenious Problem Solvers” INFP “ Still Waters Run Deep” ISFP “ It’s the Thought That Counts” ISTP “ Doing the Best I Can With What I’ve Got” INTJ “ Competence + Independence = Perfection” INFJ “ Catalyst for Positive Change” ISFJ “ On My Honor, to Do My Duty…” ISTJ “ Take Your Time and Do It Right”
Development of YOUR type..
Identify your style
Avoid negative assumptions
Don’t expect too much too soon.
Good emotional health is not Perfection
Act rather than react
Appreciate your efforts
Learn from mistakes
Be humble AND
Occupational Trends by Type Source: From Introduction to Type and Careers , A.L. Hammer, 1993, Consulting Psychologists Press ISTJ Management Administration Law enforcement Accounting ISFJ Education Health care Religious settings INFJ Religion Counseling Teaching Arts INTJ Scientific or technical fields Computers Law ISTP Skilled trades Technical fields Agriculture Law Enforcement Military ISFP Health care Business Law enforcement INFP Counseling Writing Arts INTP Scientific or technical fields ESTP Marketing Skilled trades Business Law enforcement Applied technology ESFP Health care Teaching Coaching Childcare worker Skilled trades ENFP Counseling Teaching Religion Arts ENTP Science Management Technology Arts ESTJ Management Administration Law enforcement ESFJ Education Health care Religion ENFJ Religion Arts Teaching ENTJ Management Leadership
Why should we care?
Individual Benefits: Gain insights into personality
Reduce your defensiveness when involved in a disagreement
Increase your openness to feedback (clues) from what is going on around you
Improve your ability to see others more accurately
Enhance your ability to appreciate differences in yourself and in others
Improve your ability to choose realistic goals
Personality research has undergone many transformations in the past and it continues… Understanding oneself is the greatest invention… By understanding your type and using it to advantage is the need of the time… AND To LIVE Successfully with IT