Using Your Inner Resources for Success

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					Prepared by Margaret Polly Claborn, RN, MSN, PNP
Fall 2009
          Purposes of College
• Meet social obligations related to adult
  developmental tasks
• Build new skills and reinforce prior skills
• Enhance critical thinking skills necessary for a
  successful career
• Opportunities for self-enrichment, career
  advancement, and financial security
  Pearls about Myers-Briggs

  • Developed by a mother-daughter team
  • Based on Carl Jung’s theories (Gestalt)
  • Purpose to assist women during WWII find
    appropriate job placement
  • Validity and reliability of the tool has been
  • Theory anticipated workplace diversity

Katharine Briggs,               Isabel Briggs Myers,
mother                          Daughter
               Myers-Briggs Types
• Eight contrasting personality characteristics,
  organized into 16 different personality types
   Energy            Perceiving      Judgments      Extraverted
   Consciousness                                    Orientation
   Extroverted (E)   Intuitive (N)   Thinking (T)   Perceiving
   Vs                Vs              Vs             Vs
   Introverted (I)   Sensing (S)     Feeling (F)    Judging
          Mental Processes:
Sensing (S)            Intuition (N)

•   Concrete           • Abstract
• Realistic            • Imaginative
• Pragmatic            • Intellectual
• Experiential         • Theoretical
• Traditional          • Original

             Mental Processes:
Thinking (T)                 Feeling (F)

• Critical                  • Accepting
• Tough                     • Tender
• Questioning               • Accommodating
• Logical                   • Affective
• Reasonable                • Compassionate

           Mental Orientation:
          Energy Consciousness
Introversion (I)        Extroversion (E)

• Intimate               • Gregarious
• Quiet                  • Enthusiastic
• Receptors              • Initiators
• Contained              • Expressive
• Visual                 • Auditory

       Mental Orientation:
     Extraverted Orientation
Judging (J)            Perceiving (P)

• Stress Avoiders     • Polyactive
• Systematic          • Casual
• Scheduled           • Spontaneous
• Planful             • Open-ended
• Methodical          • Emergent

   Common Learning Style Correlations
                  Relational        Analytical      Structured       Energetic
                  Learner           Learner         Learner          Learner
LTT               Meaning           Theory          Solution         Activity
                  Oriented          Oriented        Oriented         Oriented
Myers-Briggs      NF                NT              SJ               SP

Sensory           Auditory/Visual   Visual          Visual/Tactile   Tactile/Auditory
Brain             Right             Left            Left             Right
    How You Should Study & Learn
•   ENFPs (Extroverted Intuitive Feeling Perceiving) are creative and like classes
    where there's lots of participation and opportunities to write, draw, or build
    things. They like study groups and prefer to do homework in busy places like
    coffee shops.
    ENFJs (Extroverted Intuitive Feeling Judging) are creative, but also structured.
    They need a well-organized workspace and a good desk calendar. They do well in
    study groups and group projects as long as there's not a lot of chit chat, and
    they're natural group leaders.
    ENTPs (Extroverted Intuitive Thinking Perceiving) are both logical and creative,
    so they tend to think outside the box and take a problem-solving approach to
    their work. They work best in classes that don't have lots of rules, deadlines, and
    ENTJs (Extroverted Intuitive Thinking Judging) need to be well-organized and
    prefer classes with lots of structure. They like to set goals for themselves and
    work hard to meet them. They work well by taking organized notes and sticking
    to a study schedule.
    How You Should Study & Learn
•   ESFPs (Extroverted Sensing Feeling Perceiving) are very social and have to be
    careful not to let fun get in the way of work. They study well in groups, as long
    as they stay on task. They're visual learners who like hands-on work more than
    ESFJs (Extroverted Sensing Feeling Judging) are social, but also well-organized,
    so they balance work and play well. They're natural leaders in study groups and
    group projects. They prefer facts over theory.
    ESTPs (Extroverted Sensing Thinking Perceiving) are pragmatic problem solvers
    who prefer hands-on work. They're natural leaders, but need to work with
    people who are equally results-oriented. They look for the most efficient way to
    complete their coursework.
    ESTJs (Extroverted Sensing Thinking Judging) are logical and well-organized.
    They study best in structured environments. They're decisive group leaders who
    get impatient with group members who don't pull their weight.
    How You Should Study & Learn
•   INFPs (Introverted Intuitive Feeling Perceiving) are imaginative and enjoy
    working with abstract theory. They work better by themselves and feel a little
    intimidated by groups. They do well in courses where there's lots of reading and
    are good at seeing multiple sides of an issue.
    INFJs (Introverted Intuitive Feeling Judging) enjoy both hands-on work and
    theory. They tend to do well in classes with lots of writing, especially technical
    writing, but they also love helping people and can be very supportive group
    INTPs (Introverted Intuitive Thinking Perceiving) are logical and enjoy solving
    problems, and often do well in areas like computer science and mathematics
    They work best independently. INTPs have a strong work ethic and sometimes
    are too hard on themselves.
    INTJs (Introverted Intuitive Thinking Judging) are organized, efficient, and
    hard-working. They need a clean desk in a quiet room to study, and they work
    best independently. INTJs are very goal-oriented and love to solve problems, so
    they do well with a structured list of tasks.
    How You Should Study & Learn
•   ISFPs (Introverted Sensing Feeling Perceiving) are curious and have a powerful
    love of learning. They channel their creativity into hands-on projects, especially
    ones that are useful to other people. They prefer working independently, but
    interact well in groups..
    ISFJs (Introverted Sensing Feeling Judging) are practical, serious, and organized.
    They prefer classrooms with lots of structure and need to organize their work
    carefully with a calendar. They prefer to work alone but will contribute
    generously to group efforts.
    ISTPs (Introverted Sensing Thinking Perceiving) are logical and analytical, and
    have a strong preference for facts over theories. They like to use their hands and
    make good engineering majors. They're often good at dealing with stress.
    ISTJs (Introverted Sensing Thinking Judging) are practical and tend to do well in
    detail-oriented majors like accounting or engineering. They're big planners who
    need lots of structure, and they're good at memorization and working with
    ISTP         ISFJ          INFJ           INTJ
  Planner     Protector      Foreseer    Conceptualizer
 Inspector    Supporter     Developer       Director

   ISTP         ISFP           INFP          INTP
 Analyzer     Composer      Harmonizer     Designer
 Operator     Producer       Clarifier     Theorizer

   ESTP         ESFP           ENFP           ENTP
 Promoter     Motivator     Discoverer      Explorer
 Executor     Presenter     Advocate        Inventor

    ESTJ         ESFJ         ENFJ            ENTJ
Implementor   Facilitator   Envisioner     Strategist
 Supervisor   Caretaker      Mentor        Mobilizer

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