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What is Personality Type?

What the heck are people talking about when they call themselves an ENFP, ISTJ, INTP, ESFJ? Discover the essentials of personality type in this short presentation. Based on the theories of Isabel Briggs Myers, we explain the four elements of personality type and how they combine to create 16 distinct types.

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What is Personality Type?

  1. 1. WHAT IS PERSONALITY TYPE? Discover the Essentials of Personality Typing Friday, April 4, 14
  2. 2. PERSONALITY TYPE is a way of describing INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES Friday, April 4, 14
  3. 3. PERSONALITY TYPE is comprised of FOUR ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS Friday, April 4, 14
  4. 4. FOUR ELEMENTS OF PERSONALITY TYPE Energy Style Cognitive Style Values Style Life Style Friday, April 4, 14
  5. 5. Extraverts are energized by other people and the outside world. Introverts are energized by time alone. ENERGY STYLE Friday, April 4, 14
  6. 6. COGNITIVE STYLE Sensors think about things in a practical, factual way. iNtuitives think about things in an abstract, imaginative way. Friday, April 4, 14
  7. 7. Thinkers value objectivity, competence, and justice. Feelers value personal connections, relationships, and compassion. VALUES STYLE Friday, April 4, 14
  8. 8. Judgers like to be organized and plan ahead. Perceivers like to be flexible, open, and spontaneous. LIFE STYLE Friday, April 4, 14
  9. 9. to find your PERSONALITY TYPE, FIND YOUR STYLE on each of THE FOUR ELEMENTS Friday, April 4, 14
  10. 10. FOR EXAMPLE... Extraverted + iNtuitive + Feeling + Judging = ENFJ Friday, April 4, 14
  11. 11. there are SIXTEEN PERSONALITY TYPES each with its own UNIQUE CHARACTER Friday, April 4, 14
  12. 12. INFP the healer ISTJ the inspector ENTJ the commander ENFJ the teacher INFJ the counselor ESTP the dynamo ENTP the visionary ESFJ the provider ISFJ the protector INTP the architect INTJ the mastermind ISFP the composer ISTP the craftsman ESFP the performer ESTJ the supervisor ENFP the champion Friday, April 4, 14
  13. 13. FINDING YOUR TYPE IS A PROCESS. Friday, April 4, 14
  14. 14. the EASIEST WAY is to take a PERSONALITY TEST. FINDING YOUR TYPE IS A PROCESS. Friday, April 4, 14
  15. 15. ONCE YOU KNOW YOUR TYPE, YOU CAN... Appreciate how you are unique Understand your personal strengths and weaknesses Get insight into your ideal career, relationships, and life path Friday, April 4, 14
  16. 16. SO.... WHAT’S YOUR TYPE? for more, visit Friday, April 4, 14