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MBTI

A framework to understand yourself myself and others.

Personal Reflection Paper


1,000 word plus/minus 10% reflection paper. Title:

My observations, personal learning and action points


arising from my analysis of MBTI.

Submission Date: Wednesday 2nd October (hard copy to me at the start of the lecture)

Grading Criteria
Grade A An excellent paper that demonstrates a comprehensive, highly structured & focused response to the task. An extensive and detailed knowledge & understanding of mbti. Clear evidence of objective in-depth self-reflection on implications of personal learning. Inclusion of appropriate and relevant examples to support discussion. Action points that are capable of implementation. A highly developed capacity for original, creative and logical thinking. Excellent presentation (spelling, grammar, use of language). A logical flow of ideas. Grade B A very good paper presenting a well-organised response to the task. A broad knowledge of the MBTI A good engagement with self-reflection on implications of personal learning. Inclusion of some very good examples to support discussion Action points that are realistic. Clear and fluent expression with a good structure

Grading Criteria
Grade C A good paper representing an adequate and competent response to the task. Adequate but not complete knowledge of mbti Omission of some important content or the appearance of several minor errors. Adoption of a light approach to self-reflection/learning Adequate use of basic examples Action points that are identified but not discussed in terms of application. Writing of sufficient quality to convey meaning but some lack of fluency. A satisfactory paper representing an acceptable response to the task. A basic grasp of MBTI Has one or more major errors A lack of evidence of adequate self-reflection/learning Examples that primarily draw on a repetition of material provided. Action points that are vague Displays the minimum acceptable standard of presentation (spelling, grammar, structure)

Grade D

What is a Preference?
Natural Easy Flowing Comfortable Takes less energy

What is Psychological Type ?

A theory of personality developed by Carl G. Jung to explain the normal differences between healthy people. ( 1940s) Differences in behaviour result from peoples inborn tendencies to use their minds in different ways. The natural preferred way of using ones mind and directing energy

Jung believed our main task is to discover and fulfill our deep-innate potential
Type is not about skills, intelligence, abilities or technical expertise

WHY MBTI ?

Awareness of

Personal style Individual strengths Potential areas for development

Improves:

Impact on others Understanding & resolving conflict with others Matching task assignments to preferences Communication - A common language to help surface issues Valuing different perspectives Working together

The Four Dimension of Life


How do you ENERGISE?

How do you ABSORB information?

How do you DECIDE?

How do you ORGANISE your life?

Four Dichotomies
E I
Where you get your energy Preferred type of information How you make decisions How you organise your life.

S T N F

Judging Perceiving

Preferences

All preferences are equally valuable One is not better than the any other

How do you charge your battery?


Extraversion Introversion

EXTRAVERSION

INTROVERSION

Is Often Friendly, Talkative, Easy To Know

Is Often Reserved, Quiet, Takes longer to Know

Extraversion (E)

Introversion (I) Energised by inner resources, internal experiences Needs privacy Likes to think before they act

Energised by other people & external experiences Needs relationships

Acts quickly, often without thinking

- Do think do

- Think do think

Learn by doing

Learn by reflection

I have an idea!
Extraversion
Lets TALK

Introversion
Let me THINK..

Extraversion (E)

Introversion (I) Like to write Focus in-depth on their interests Gives depth to life
Keeps thoughts and emotions private

Like to talk Have broad interests Gives breadth to life


Expresses thoughts and feelings freely

May be at risk of saying too much

May be at risk of saying too little

Es may appear shallow to Is

Is may seem withdrawn to Es

Extraversion
Active

/ Introversion
Reflective

Outward
Sociable People Many

Inward
Reserved Privacy Few

Expressive
Breadth

Quiet
Depth

Extraversion
How clear is your preference?

Introversion

Sensing

How do you take in information?

Intuition

Sensing (S)

iNtuition (N)
Sixth Sense - insight Focus on the meanings, relationships and possibilities Work towards the future and thus become innovative and inspirational

Five senses Focus on the realities of a situation.

Work with what is given in the here and now, and thus become realistic and practical

SENSING

INTUITION

Lives in present, enjoying whats here

Looks forward, anticipating what might Be

SENSING

INTUITION

Likes things that Are Definite & Measurable

Likes opportunities for being inventive

Sensing (S) / iNtuition (N)

Like detail, needs all the facts before understanding

Like the big picture, grasps the whole picture from a few salient facts Jumps in anywhere, leaps over steps Innovative, vivid imagination, searches for underlying meaning & patterns Trust inspiration

Starts at the beginning, takes a step at a time


Practical, excellent observation, make few factual errors Trust Experience

Sensing

Intuition

Sensing (S) / iNtuition (N)

Works hands on with the parts to understand the overall design Like set procedures & established routines Value common sense

Studies the overall design to understand how the parts fit together Like change & variety

Value imagination

Ss can seem literal minded to Ns

Ns can seem impractical dreamers to Ss

Sensing

Intuition

Sensing

INtuition

Details Present Practical Facts Sequential Directions Repetition Enjoyment Perspiration Conserve

Patterns Future Imaginative Innovations Random Hunches Variety Anticipation Inspiration Change

Sensing iNtuition
How clear is your preference?

How do you DECIDE? Thinking or Feeling


Head v- Heart Think of a recent important decision you have made - did you weigh up the pros and cons or did you make a decision that felt the right thing to do? How do you react to criticism?

How do you react to conflict?

THINKING

FEELING

Concerned with principles such as Truth, Justice

Concerned with values such as Relationships, Harmony

Thinking (T)

/ Feeling (F)

Decides with the head

Decides with the heart

- The sensible thing


to do is

- What I feel is..


Goes by personal conviction and understanding Spontaneously appreciates

Goes by logic and analysis Spontaneously critiques

Takes a long term view

Takes an immediate view & personal view

THINKING

FEELING
What Matters Is.

The Consequences Will Be..

Goes by logic

Goes by personal convictions

Illustration

T
Makes decisions by stepping out of the problem to be objective

F
Makes decisions by stepping into the problem to be compassionate

Thinking (T)

/ Feeling (F)

Can handle conflict without showing signs of stress Precise Wants everyone treated equally Ts may seem cold to Fs

Dislike conflict but good at resolving it

Persuasive Wants everyone treated individually

Fs may seem fuzzy minded to Ts

Thinking
Head Objective Justice Cool Impersonal Criticise Analyse

Feeling
Heart Subjective Harmony Caring

Personal
Appreciate Empathise Persuasive Values

Precise
Principles

Thinking
How clear is your preference?

Feeling

Illustration

Likes order and structure

Likes going with the flow

Judging (J) / Perceiving (P)

Does not mean judgemental Like to live in a planned, orderly way, wanting to regulate and manage their lives. Like to make decisions, come to closure and then carry on.

Does not mean perceptive Like to live in a flexible, spontaneous way, gathering information. Wary of early closure or quick decisions too confining. Like to be flexible and stay open to new information and lastminute options.

Like to be structured, organised and want things settled.

Judging

Perceiving

Handles Deadlines,
Plans In Advance

Meets Deadlines By
Last Minute Rush

Judging (J) / Perceiving (P)

Likes to have things under control Likes to plan

Likes to experience life as it happens Likes to wait

Deliberate
Js can seem rigid, demanding and inflexible to Ps

Spontaneous
Ps can seem disorganised, messy & irresponsible to Js

How do you ORGANISE your life? Judging or Perceiving?


How

do you do your food shopping? the inside of your wardrobe ? do you book your holidays? do you feel if you are running late for an appointment? (even a casual one!)

Describe

How

How

Judging
How clear is your preference?

Perceiving

TYPE SHORTHAND
ISTJ REALISTS ISTP ISFJ NURTURER ISFP
PEACEMAKER

INFJ INTJ COUNSELLOR MASTERMIND INFP INTP STRATEGIST ENTP BIG THINKER ENTJ

RESOLVER
ESTP GO GETTER ESTJ

IDEALIST
ENFP INNOVATOR ENFJ

ESFP PERFORMER ESFJ

SUPERVISOR

PROVIDER

MENTOR

LEADER

The House of 16 Rooms

UK Population Type Table N= 1634

ISTJ N=224 (13.7%) ISTP N=105 (6.4%) ESTP N=95 (5.8%) ESTJ N= 170 (10.4%)

ISFJ N= 208 (12.7%) ISFP N=100 (6.1%) ESFP N=142 (8.7%) ESFJ N=206 (12.6%)

INFJ N=28 (1.7%) INFP N=52 (3.2%) ENFP N=103 (6.3%) ENFJ N=45 (2.8%)

INTJ N=23 (1.4%) INTP N=40 (2.4%) ENTP N=45 (2.8%) ENTJ N=48 (2.9%)