Analysis Of The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment

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The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment, which will be referred to as MBTI throughout this report, was first developed by Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother, Katherine Cook Briggs (Neubert 53). The MBTI is based on the psychological type theory of Carl Jung (Neubert 53). In answering the questions of the Myers-Briggs Personality Assessment, I was able to find out that I am an ESFJ type personality (Humanmetrics). The first letter in my psychological profile is an E. The E is reflective of my extraversion type personality (Neubert 53). Each person is either an extravert or an introvert (Neubert 53). Introverts are people that are more reclusive or reserved. Accordingly, people with these personality types keep to themselves when dealing…show more content…
The other personality element that is an option in this category is an I; which stands for intuitive (Neubert 53). Sensing individuals are those who gain information from a real experience, rather than gaining information from my impression of a situation, which is a characteristic of an intuitive individual (MBTI). I can see how I am a sensing individual. One example of this personality trait involves driving a car. If I do not physically drive to a destination, then I can’t remember how to get to the location; whereas if I physically drive there, I am able to almost always able to remember how to get to the…show more content…
This judging aspect is how I rationalize what needs to be complete for me to let go and feel comfortable. For instance, when I am about to leave to go on vacation; I feel that the house needs to be spotless and all issues need to be resolved before I leave to go on a trip. Another example is how I always have to make sure each and every thing is in its place before leaving work, so that everything is nice and orderly. The other option for this trait is P for perceiving (Neubert 53). Perceiving personality traits are usually casual and easy-going; which is definitely the opposite of how my personality is (MBTI). People with an ESFJ personality have several strengths to go along with their personalities; such as having sensitivity to others needs, being loyal and being able to utilize social and practical skills to connect and make a difference in society (16 Personalities). Conversely, ESFJ’s also have weaknesses that include being easy to offend, being too critical of others and also too inflexible; mainly because of the concern for social status’ being portrayed as damaged (16
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