The Theory Of Self Awareness Essay examples

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The free online ‘Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test’ revealed that of the sixteen personality types, I have the personality type described as the ‘Extraverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging’ or ENFJ. President Abraham Lincoln, President Barrack Obama, T.V. personality Oprah Winfrey, and my favorite chubby then slim (then plump again) actress, Kirstie Alley, are all examples of ENFJ personality types. I feel honored and privileged to share the same personality type of this esteemed collection of individuals. This paper will discuss the strengths and weakness of having the ENFJ personality style, and also how it is applied in the workplace.
To commence the discussion, it should be specified, that the personality test is beneficial because it causes the person to feel a finely tuned sense of awareness. Self-awareness is empowering because it allows the individual an opportunity to comprehend some of their feelings and behaviors. Self-acceptance promotes high self-esteem and pride. These traits instill confidence in one’s worth, abilities, and self-respect. One might conclude that these are all behaviors that a leader should exemplify not only in life but also in the workplace.
First of all, the strengths of ENFJs according to writer Joe Butt, of the personality test, is that “ENFJs are the benevolent ‘pedagogues’ of humanity” (Butt, 2015). According to Merriam Webster’s dictionary, “Pedagogues are teachers, schoolmaster; especially: a dull, formal, or pedantic (unimaginative or…

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