Myers-Briggs Personality Strengths

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For my sophomore seminar class I took two different tests to help me learn more about my character and personality. The first test that I took was the VIA survey. This survey ranks twenty-four strengths according to how well you use them. The second test that I took was the Myers-Briggs personality test. This test deciphers your personality, and categorizes you under one of sixteen personality types. According to the VIA survey results that I received, kindness, humor, social intelligence, judgment, and leadership are my top five strengths. When I took the Myers-Briggs test I was identified as an ISFP. This personality group includes individuals that are Introverted, Sensing, Feeling, and Perceiving. They are one of the four artisan …show more content…
Like you said in class, it can be important to take other people up with you when you have a job. Sadly, I have a tendency to forget to go up with my peers, and become used like a step stool through no one’s fault but my own. I do not mind most of the time since I enjoy helping others get to the goal. Supporting people from the background is even something that ISFP personality types good at; it just backfires when I realize that I can easily get left behind. When I do not get left behind, people remember what I did for them, and what kind of character I have. This usually leads to people respecting my opinions on topics, and being irritated too much when I have faulty qualities. This ties in with the second task my strengths are good at in helping me with my education: making memorable impressions and …show more content…
I want to become a person that co-workers can rely on no matter what. I need to be able to smile and make a person’s day just by being myself. My strengths and personality should turn me into a person that wants a little bit of a challenge in her life, but can still be dependable during those challenges. They should help me see the bright side of things no matter how bad the circumstances are, and let me go with the flow during any situation. I want to evolve my skills at reading how people act, and knowing how I should work with them. Along with this, I should be able to work with anyone – whether or not I like them – and be fair to them in any situation. In doing so, I also need to remember my values and take those into account when I make any decision. More than anything, I want my strengths and personality to help me gain the confidence needed so that I do not second guess any of my answers. I may not know what my “dream job” is, but whenever I find it these are the qualities that I want to have when I get

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