Personal Narrative: Understanding My Thinking Style

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The best way to understand how your mind works is by understanding your thinking style. Once you figure out which thinking style works best for you, you can apply it to every day life and perform better in everyday tasks. Before taking the quizzes for thinking styles, I predicted I 'd score highest in the following: executive, hierarchic, local, external, and conservative. I made these assumptions based on my everyday life. I looked at my study habits, my organizational skills, my relationship with friends and family, and my view on life in general. When I took the quizzes, I noticed they were consistent with my assumptions. I calculated the raw scores by dividing the total by eight. When you look at the scores of the different caterogies, …show more content…
The quiz for forms suggested I am a hierarchic person. I knew of this before I took the quiz. I scored "low middle" for the monarchic style. I did not think I 'd categorize myself as this, but after taking the quiz and reading more about the monarchic style, I realized this can sometimes be a flaw of mine. Usually, I am a hierarchic person. I like to organize my to-do list by what is most important and what needs to be done first. Sometimes, but rarely, I get so focused on one goal and ignore everything else. I think this is why I scored "low middle" for the monarchic style, but because this rarely happens, I did not score any higher on it. I am very organized. I make priority lists for almost everything. On busy days, I make hourly schedules based on high to low prioroty. I like completing the difficult tasks first to get them over …show more content…
I believe this is why i scored highest in the conservative category. Although I do not consider myself a conservative politically, when I read the description of this category, I realized i identified with most of them. Religiously and politically I consider myself a liberal. In every other ascept, I agree with conservative thoughts. I tend to stick to familiar situations. I prefer familiarity in almost everything I do. Once I have a routine set for a semester, I try my best to stick to it. If there is any change in my day to day schedule, it is usually very inconvevnient for me. I have a certaint way I study for my classes, depending on the type of class, and almost never chnage my study habits because I 'm afraid of the consequnces of

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