Personal Reflection: Keirsey Temperament Sorter Assessment

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I took the Keirsey Temperament Sorter Assessment and found that I am an ISTJ. I am also one point away from being an ISFJ, I chose thinking because it was one point higher. According to the Keirsey Temperament Sorter Assessment handout, an ISTJ is serious, quiet, and successful by concentration and thoroughness. People in this type are practical, orderly, matter of fact logical, realistic, and dependable. See that everything is well organized, takes responsibility, makes up their own minds as to what should be accomplished, and works toward it steadily regardless of protest or distractions. The I stands for introvert. I am an introvert because I love being by myself. I am most successful and have my best ideas while I am by myself. I don’t mind working with other people but I prefer to be by myself. I love focusing on a project and making sure it is done to perfection. I think a lot about the decisions to make and plan everything, I do not make decisions lightly and like to have all the information before doing anything such as researching. The S is for sensing. I love planning everything out from the time I get up in the morning until I go to sleep. I freak out if my schedule is changed or if someone else tries to change it. I am also very organized and love a clean house because without that I cannot function. I like my routine and …show more content…
I always put things in order. I am firm for the most part in conversation. I am not rude, when people ask me my opinion or a question I give them a real answer, and people tend to appreciate that. I notice that for thinkers it is said that we do not do well with showing emotion or are uncomfortable with others emotions (Sharf, 2013). I do not like showing other people my emotions because it makes me feel weak. However, when my friends or family express their emotions I have no trouble helping and listening to them. I’m also analytically oriented and can figure things outs strategically and logically.

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