You’re an ESFJ
Extravert, Sensor, Feeler, Judger
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- Selective attention
- Excited by the impression an object gives rather than the
- Live by rules and standards if you believe in them
- Rely on previous experiences for decision-making
- Rely on the tried-and-true methods
rather than experimenting
- Decisions based on values consistent
with tradition and accepted standards
- Don’t use logic to solve problems and make decisions
- Strong work ethics — work before play
- Good memory for facts, details, and impressions, especially of things and people with personal meaning
- Need tangible results from your efforts
- Not a risk-taker
- Helpful and caring
- Value harmony
- Going along with the group
- Prioritize projects based on what is
- Want variety
- Enjoy hands-on experiences
- Want to be in control
- Use efforts to produce immediate, tangible and practical results
- Good at prioritizing, scheduling, planning and organizing
- Focus on people’s needs and desires
- Supportive of others
- Good people-organizer
- Precise, accurate and thorough
- Good at follow-through
- Strong sense of responsibility and duty
- Able to improvise
As an Extravert you look for stimulation outside of yourself – you’re energized by the crowd. You’ll look to activities involving people or things. Your interests are many, though you tend not to explore them in depth. Your best thinking is done while talking.
As a Sensor you tend to pay attention to the information you receive through your five senses. Facts and details are what you are interested in. The information must be practical and useful. The world of the Sensor is the here-and-now or the “what is”.
As a Feeler your decisions are made based on personal values and convictions. You either “like” or “don’t like” something. Decisions are made based on the effect they will have on yourself or others.
Being a Judger doesn’t mean you’re judgmental. It means you like your life planned and structured. When making a decision, it is done quickly so you can move on with your life. To you, it is better to start and finish a project, then start and see it sit on a shelf too long. Your life seems to be governed by “should” and “ought”.
|This is only a brief look at your type. There is so much more to learn.
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- Even though we favor one preference over another within a category, we are able to use all of the preferences.
- Personality type can explain some behaviors – but not all.
- Don’t try to box someone in by type. Variations exist within each type.
- There are no good or bad types.
- Don’t use type as an excuse for doing or not doing something.
- Situational factors may influence the way we express our type.
- Type creates a bias in how we speak, listen and respond. Becoming aware of that bias allows us to compensate.
- Type does not measure amount of preference or ability.
- Type makes us aware of our “gifts”.
- Type helps us become aware of the “gifts” of others.