"THE MYERS BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR AND THE KEIRSEY TEMPERAMENT SORTER"
THE MYERS-BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR (MBTI) What the MBTI does not measure? IQ TRAUMA MATURITY STRESS PSYCHIATRIC DISTURBANCE AFFLUENCE LEARNING NORMALCY What does it measure? Your PERSONALITY TYPE based on your PREFERENCES SCALES: E = Extraversion ------- I = Introversion S = Sensing ------------ N = Intuition T = Thinking ----------- F = Feeling J = Judgment --------- P = Perception Your PERSONALITY TYPE is your combination of 4 letters from the SCALES above. Extraversion & Introversion Are complementary attitudes towards the world BOTH ATTITUDES ARE USED BY EVERYONE BUT ONE IS USUALLY PREFERRED AND BETTER DEVELOPED Extraversion Introversion Is often friendly, Is often reserved, talkative,easy quiet, hard to know to know Needs Needs relationships privacy Expresses emotions Bottles up emotions Needs Needs introversion for balance extraversion for balance Extraversion / Introversion Extroverts Introverts – Are open and often – Are interested in their talkative own thoughts and – Compare their own feelings opinions with the – Need to have their opinions of others own space – Like action and – Often appear reserved, initiative quite and thoughtful – Easily make new – Like concentration and friends or adapt to a quiet new group – Work well alone Sensing & Intuition Are ways of taking information BOTH WAYS OF PERCEIVING AND TAKING IN INFORMATION ARE USED BY EVERYONE BUT ONE IS USUALLY PREFERRED AND BETTER DEVELOPED Sensing / Intuition Sensing Types Intuitive Types – Prefer info received – Prefer information through 5 senses and received through what is actual hunch (kutob), – Live in the here and gut-feel, and noticing now what might be – Quickly adapt to any – Worry about the future situation more than the present – Like pleasures based – Are interested in on physical sensation everything new and unusual – Do not like routine Sensing Intuition Jumps in Starts at the beginning anywhere leaps takes a step over steps at a time Works hands-on Studies the overall with the parts to design to see how see overall design the parts fit together Prefers Prefers handling imagining practical matters possibilities Needs intuition Needs for balance sensing for balance Thinking and Feeling are ways of making decisions BOTH WAYS OF DECIDING AND EVALUATING ARE USED BY EVERYONE BUT ONE IS USUALLY PREFERRED AND BETTER DEVELOP Thinking Feeling Sees things as on- Sees things as a looker, from outside participant from a situation within a situation Spontaneously finds flaws, criticizes Spontaneously appreciates Decides with Decides with the heart the head Good at understanding Good at analyzing people plans Needs feeling Needs thinking for balance for balance Thinking / Feeling Thinking Types Feeling Types – Prefer logical and – Interested in people objective information and their feelings – Interested in systems, – Easily conduct their structures and own moods to others patterns – Pay great attention to – Expose everything to love and passion logical analysis – Evaluate things by – Evaluate things by ethics and good or bad intellect and right or wrong Judgement & Perception Are complementary lifestyles BOTH ATTITUDES ARE PART OF EVERYONE’S LIFESTYLE BUT ONE IS USUALLY PREFERRED AND BETTER DEVELOPED Judgment Handles deadlines, Perception Meets deadlines by plans in advance last minute rush Likes definite order Likes going and structure with the flow Likes to have life Prefers to experience under control life as it happens Enjoys being decisive Enjoys being curious discovering surprises Feels comfortable Feels comfortable establishing closure maintaining openness Needs perception Needs judgment for balance for balance Judgment / Perception Judging Types Perceiving Type – Prefer a planned and – Prefer being organized life spontaneous and – Do not like to leave flexible unanswered questions – Prefer to have – Plan work ahead and freedom from tend to finish it obligations – Do not like to change – Curious and like a their decisions fresh look at things – Have relatively stable workability The 16 Types & 4 Temperaments Artisans (SP) Idealists (NF) – ESFP = Performer – ENFP = Champion – ISFP = Composer – INFP = Healer – ESTP = Promoter – ENFJ = Teacher – ISTP = Crafter – INFJ = Counselor Guardians (SJ) Rationals (NT) – ESFJ = Provider – ENTP = Inventor – ISFJ = Protector – INTP = Architect – ESTJ = Supervisor – ENTJ = Field marshal – ISTJ = Inspector – INTJ = Mastermind ENTP = Inventor Rationals (personality type & temperament) Walt Disney Naturally inventive, Thomas Jefferson designing & engineering Theodore Roosevelt Competent, alert to possibilities, good at functional analysis and complex problems Innovative towards better ways of doing things ENTP = Inventor Rationals (occupations) Systems designer Restaurant / bar owner Actor Art director Journalist Personnel systems Investment banker developer Real estate agent Computer analyst Political manager Logistics consultant Politician Outplacement consultant Radio / TV talk show Advertising creative host director INFP = Healer Idealists (personality type & temperament) Adam Sandler Strong inner capacity Jacqueline Kennedy for caring Onasis Passionate regarding Julia Roberts a few special persons or a favorite cause Profound idealism, strong morality, selfless, want good over evil INFP = Healer Idealists (occupations) Info-graphics Employment designer development College professor specialist Researcher Minister / priest Social worker Missionary Holistic health Psychologist practitioner Writer / poet / Occupational therapist novelist HRD specialist Journalist Editor / art director ESFJ = Provider Guardians (personality type & temperament) Eddie Murphy Arrange for the health Danny Glover and welfare of others Terry Bradshaw Most sociable of all the guardians Extremely sensitive regarding other’s feelings Highly sensitive about what others think of them ESFJ = Provider Guardians (occupations) Nurse Counselor Social worker Special education Flight attendant teacher Bookkeeper Credit counselor Medical / dental Athletic coach assistant Insurance agent Teacher Sales representative Minister / priest Child care provider Office manager Telemarketer ISTP = Crafter Artisans (personality type & temperament) Rowan Atkinson Similar to Promoter John Malkovich Artisan, but more Michael Jordan private Hesitant to approach Bruce Lee people, but forceful when in contact Masters of tools of their choice Very adept and precise ISTP = Crafter Artisans (occupations) Private investigator Electrical engineer Pilot Legal secretary Police officer Coach / trainer Purchasing agent Commercial artist Paralegal Chiropractor Dental assistant Medical technician Radiological Securities analyst technician Race car driver Marine biologist Computer Software developer programmer ISTJ = Inspector Guardians (personality type & temperament) Anthony Hopkins Careful thought, Gary Sinise decisive, super Evander Holyfield dependable Quiet, no-nonsense, distrustful of fanciness, simple, down-to-earth, neat, orderly, low risk taking, honor bound ISTJ = Inspector Guardians (occupations) Management School principals Accounting Stock broker Auditing Legal secretary Engineer Computer Geologist programmer Bank examiner Technical writer Organization Police officer development Real estate agent Pharmacist Dentists ISFJ = Protector Guardians (personality type & temperament) George Bush Enjoys seeing the Mother Teresa safety and security of Kiefer Sutherland others Satisfied by helping the downtrodden and those in need Modest, unassuming, shy with strangers but warm-hearted and sympathetic ISFJ = Protector Guardians (occupations) Counselor Real estate agent Ministry Artist Library work Interior decorator retail owner Nursing Musician Curators Elementary school Bookkeepers teacher Dental hygienists Physical therapist Computer operator Social worker Personnel administrator Personnel counselor Paralegal Alcohol / drug counselor INTJ = Mastermind Rationals (personality type & temperament) Dwight Eisenhower Excel at contingency Cuba Gooding Jr. planning and Mark Wahlberg entailment organizing Like to tell others Carrie-Ann Moss what to do and in George Lucas what order Self-confident, willful, judicious Very pragmatic, open- minded, brainstorming INTJ = Mastermind Rationals (occupations) Management consultant Neurologist Economist Biomedical researcher Scientist Strategic planner Computer programmer Civil engineer Environmental planner Editor / art director New business developer Inventor Curriculum designer Administrator Info-graphics designer Mathematician Financial planner Psychologist Judge ISFP = Composer Artisans (personality type & temperament) Steven Spielberg Have a keen sense of Matt La Blanc what fits versus what Paul McCartney doesn’t fit in artistic compositions Michael Jackson Attuned to sensory Donald Trump variations Very practical in getting what they want ISFP = Composer Artisans (occupations) Bookkeeper Teacher: elementary Dental assistant Painter Physical therapist Botanist Radiology Marine biologist technologist Surveyor Social worker Chef Landscape designer Geologist ENFJ = Teacher Idealists (personality type & temperament) Mikhail Gorbachev Directive, educative, Oprah Winfrey enthusiastically Samuel L. Jackson encouraging Reliable; good Barack Obama planner Pete Sampras Creative and stimulating Concerned with personal growth and development of others ENFJ = Teacher Idealists (occupations) Entertainer Travel agent Recruiter Program designer Artist Corporate / team trainer Newscaster Writer / journalist Child welfare worker Librarian Social worker (for elderly) Facilitator Interpreter / translator Politician Occupational therapist Psychologist Executive: small business Career counselor Sales trainer Alcohol / drug counselor Sales manager INTP = Architect Rationals (personality type & temperament) Albert Einstein Majorly interested in Dustin Hoffman the spatiality of things John Travolta – structure, build, Gerald Ford configuration Tiger Woods Informative but non- directive Prime movers that like to rearrange and shape the world INTP = Architect Rationals (occupations) Strategic planning Systems analyst Writer Neurologist Staff development Physicist Lawyer Psychologist Architect R & D specialist Software designer Computer programmer Financial analyst Data base manager College professor Photographer Chemist Artist Biologist investigator INFJ = Counselor Idealists (personality type & temperament) Ralph Fiennes Focus on human Gandhi potentials, ethical, contribute to the Martin Luther King, Jr welfare of others Nelson Mandela Private, reserved, Mel Gibson intense, deep personality, rich inner life, mysterious Sensitive and understanding INFJ = Counselor Idealists (occupations) Career counselor HRM Manager Psychologist Merchandise planner Educational consultant Enviromental lawyer Special education Marketer Teacher Job analyst Librarian Mental health counselor Artist Dietitian / nutritionist Playwright Researcher Novelist / poet Educational consultant Editor / art director Architect Info-graphics designer Interpreter / translator ESTP = Promoter Artisans (personality type & temperament) Tommy Lee Jones Expressive, directive, Antonio Banderas resourceful No hesitation Franklin D. Roosevelt approaching & Winston Churchill persuading others George S. Patton Maneuver & handle JFK people well Action-oriented Attentive, smooth in social circles ESTP = Promoter Artisans (occupations) Real estate broker Insurance agent Chef Management consultant Land developer Franchise owner Physical therapist Electrical engineer Stock broker Aircraft mechanic News reporter Technical trainer Promoter EEG technologist Entrepreneur Radiological technician Pilot Emergency medical tech Budget analyst Flight attendant ESTJ = Supervisor Guardians (personality type & temperament) Colin Powell Serious about rules Bruce Willis and procedures Brendan Fraser Go by experience and Lyndon B. Johnson what’s important Usually sociable, civic- John D. Rockefeller minded and stability- oriented Generous with time, energy, steady attendance, and vocal leadership ESTJ = Supervisor Guardians (occupations) Pharmaceutical sales Chief information officer Auditor General contractor Computer analyst Paralegal Technical trainer Industrial engineer Project manager Budget analyst Office manager Data base manager Funeral director Factory supervisor Dentist Credit analyst Electrical engineer Stockbroker ESFP = Performer Artisans (personality type & temperament) Al Pacino Extremely expressive Gene Hackman Sociable & fun loving Kevin Spacey Like to put on a show Ronal Reagan Playful & stimulating Energetic & Bill Clinton uninhibited Magic Johnson Prefer being with Elvis Presley others Dislike being alone ESFP = Performer Artisans (occupations) Veterinarian Teacher: preschool Flight attendant Teacher: elementary Real estate agent Special events producer Child care provider Emergency room Social worker nurse Athletic coach Occupational therapist Musician Exercise psychologist Public relations Team trainer specialist Travel sales ENTJ = Fieldmarshal Rationals (personality type & temperament) Bill Gates Good at situational Quentin Tarantino organizing, contingency planning, Robert Downey Jr. strategy Margaret Thatcher Very directive, very Steve Jobs uninformative Like to lead, systematize, demonstrate, and administrative Reject inefficiency and ineffectiveness ENTJ = Fieldmarshal Rationals (occupations) Program designer Management trainer Attorney Credit investigator Administrator Mortgage banker Office manager Corporate team trainer Chemical engineer Environmental engineer Sales manager Biomedical engineer Logistics consultant Business consultant Franchise owner Educational consultant New business developer Network integration Personnel manager specialist Investment banker Media planner / buyer ENFP = Champion Idealists (personality type & temperament) James Woods Abstract in thought, Keanu Reeves cooperative, Robin Williams informative, Meg Ryan extroverted, motivational, have deep ethical significance Intense, emotional, looking for truth, advocate causes ENFP = Champion Idealists (occupations) HR development Musician / composer trainer Info-graphics designer Ombudsman Human resource Journalist manager Newscaster Merchandise planner Career counselor Advertising account Housing director manager Character actor Dietitian / nutritionist Marketing consultant Artist Massage therapist Editor / art director