The last question, #126: “Would you like to argue with the meaning of (A) A lot of these questions, or (B) Only a few?”
Where do you FOCUS your ATTENTION and ENERGY? EXTRAVERSION You direct your energy OUTWARDS You have a a lot of friends, a WIDTH of friendships INTROVERSION You direct yourr energy INWARDS You have a few very close friends, a DEPTH of friendships
Where do you FOCUS your ATTENTION and ENERGY? EXTRAVERSION Like to study with others (tutor…) Find that background sounds help you study INTROVERSION Prefer to study ALONE Need quiet for concentration
How do you ACQUIRE or GATHER INFORMATION? SENSING Your senses tell you what’s real you focus on practical matters you focus on the here and now INTUITION you hypothesize and imagine you look for the big picture and patterns you focus on possibilities in the future
How do you ACQUIRE or GATHER INFORMATION? SENSING Seek SPECIFIC information Memorize FACTS Follow instructions Trust material as it has been presented – take at face value INTUITION Seek quick insights Use IMAGINATION to go beyond facts Create your own directions Read between the lines
How do you MAKE DECISIONS and JUDGMENTS and arrive at CONCLUSIONS? THINKING you base decisions on objective and rational analysis FEELING you base decisions on subjective, person- centered values
How do you MAKE DECISIONS and JUDGMENTS and arrive at CONCLUSIONS? THINKING Want OBJECTIVE material to study LOGIC guide your learning FEELING Want to be able to RELATE to the material personally Like to please instructors
How do you RELATE to the OUTER WORLD? JUDGING you want to structure and organize the external world you like to make decisions, have things settled and then move on PERCEIVING you want to adapt to the external world you like to keep your options open to new information or more experiences coming along
How do you RELATE to the OUTER WORLD? JUDGING Like FORMAL instruction for solving problems PLAN work well in advance PERCEIVING Work SPONTANEOUSLY Work IMPULSIVELY with bursts of ENERGY
LESS DECISIVE MORE DECISIVE The journey towards choosing a major
Attitude towards CHOOSING A MAJOR E J - I want to decide and then get on with it. E P -I want to experience it all. I J - I want to be sure. I P - I wonder what I’ll want to be when I grow up.
“I WANT TO DECIDE AND THEN GET ON WITH IT.” the mountain climbers of decision-making : they pick out a specific peak to climb and then proceed toward their goal. X
“I WANT TO EXPERIENCE IT All.” The wanderers of career decision making: a career path for them is a never-ending quest for more knowledge, facts or inspiration.
“I WANT TO BE SURE.” Seeing a decision as a point of departure, a jumping off place, and not a final step, they are the bungee jumpers of career deciding.
“I WONDER WHAT I’LL WANT TO BE WHEN I GROW UP.” They are the computers when choosing a major: relevant data goes in, is processed and a decision comes out.
FOCUS: Work Interest Assessment To what degree, would you enjoy... designing theatre stage sets, lighting and special effects for plays or TV shows? ◦ Not At All ◦ To A Slight Degree ◦ To A Moderate Degree ◦ To A High Degree ◦ To A Very High Degree
FOCUS: Personality Assessment 1. At a crowded social party, what are you more likely to do? ◦ Talk and stay with a group of friends. ◦ Circulate, meet and talk with lots of people. 2. At a formal meeting with strangers, would you: ◦ Jump right into discussions with them. ◦ Listen to what the others have to say before speaking.
how one type needs its opposite Putting Myers-Briggs Types to Work Mutually Dependent Styles- how one type needs its opposite
Sensing types need iNtuitive types to bring up new possibilities to read the signs of the coming change to keep the big picture in mind to anticipate trends to show that the joys of the future are worth working for
iNtuitive types need Sensing types: to bring up pertinent facts to face the realities of the current situation to apply experience to problems to read the fine print in a contract to focus on what needs attention now to keep track of essentials to face difficulties with realism to stay aware of the joys of the present
Feeling types need Thinking Types: to analyze consequences and implications to organize to find flaws in advance to reform what needs reforming to hold consistently to a policy to weigh “the law and evidence” to fire people when necessary to stand firm against opposition
Thinking Types need Feeling types: to persuade to conciliate to forecast how others feel to arouse enthusiasm to teach to sell to appreciate what’s right to appreciate the thinker
Combination Styles in Careers Myers-Briggs Types Combination Styles in Careers
Sensing Sensing-Thinker Management/ business Accounting/ banking Law enforcement Engineering Skilled trades
iNtuitive iNtuitive-Thinker Counseling/ human services Art & music Writing/ journalism Behavioral sciences Education
Sensing Sensing-Feeler Health care Teaching Religious service Office work Community service
iNtuitive iNtuitive-Feeler Law Physical science Computers Management Research