You’re an ISTJ
Introvert, Sensor, Thinker, Judger
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- Selective attention
- Excited by the impression an object gives
rather than the object itself
- Good memory for facts, details, and
- Work well independently
- Believe actions speak louder than
- Rely on the tried-and-true methods
rather than experimenting
- Need tangible results from your efforts
- Not a risk-taker
- Follow rules and established ways of
- Strong work ethics — work before play
- Rely on previous experiences for
- Enjoy hands-on experiences
- Need to be in control
- Prioritize projects based on what is
- Rarely show your emotions
- Unwilling to take chances
- Strong sense of responsibility and duty
- Ability to organize and provide structure
- Commitment both to job and family
- Draw on previous experiences and stored knowledge
- Appear calm during crisis, even if anxious inside
- Ability to schedule and plan
- Precise, accurate and thorough
- Good at follow-through
- Ability to solve practical problems
- Synthesis thinking
- Able to see consequences of the immediate situation, especially as pertains to others and the environment
As an Introvert your stimulation comes from within where you explore ideas, impressions and emotions. An Introvert prefers to keep all of these to themselves until they are well thought out. Then maybe they’ll share them. You could say you’re a deep thinker.
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 Thinker you take an analytical and logical approach to making decisions. With that, you can see the consequences of taking certain actions, which helps you in the decision-making process. It’s easier when there are accepted rules on which to base the decision
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.