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    While completing the Keirsey Temperament Sorter – II (Keirsey, n. d.), I was skeptical. I tend to be less trusting of evaluations completed without personal interaction. I answered the questions honestly, and was surprised by the results. The evaluation was generally accurate, and described my personality well. However, I disagreed with two specific areas. The statement, “guardians can have a lot of fun with their friends” (Keirsey, para. 2) may be true for other guardians, but I limit the number of friends that I keep, and the time that I spend with them. Being a night shift worker my entire career, my life style is nocturnal. Most people are asleep while I am awake. The statement, “[t]hey are cautious about change, even though they know…

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    The Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS) is a self-assessed personality instrument that helps individuals discover their personality type. The purpose of the KTS personality assessments is to help people understand themselves better. For example, Keirsey Temperament Sorter can report whether an individual is an introvert or extrovert. Moreover, the questionnaire places people into four dimensions called temperaments. These temperaments are identified as the following: guardian, idealist, rational,…

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    I took the Keirsey Temperament Sorter and the test told me I was an idealist. An idealist is someone who likes to develop who they are as a person to be the best of their potential as well as help others to get to where they are suppose to be in life. They are loving and very trusting and like to be knowledgeable. When I first got my results I was shocked. I never thought of myself to be an idealist, but after reading the characteristics and the other personalities I agree with this test. I…

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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…

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    The Keirsey Temperament Sorter is the most commonly used personality instrument in the world, and it is a tool that helps people better understand their personality. After taking the test, it was revealed that I belong to Guardian temperament. We are circumspection and cooperation. Seeking safety and a sense of belonging, we are concerned about the responsibility and obligation. There are four types of guardian: Supervisor, Inspector, provider and Protector. Guardian's biggest strength is…

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    When I was taking the Keirsey Temperament Sorter II Personality Assessment I had to use a dictionary off my phone. There were a lot of words that I did not know amazing the words you do not use every day. My Keirsey assessment result indicated that my personality type is that of Guardian. I can relate to the result because at work I am like a protector. If someone is talking bad about another employee I tend to jump in and defend that person. The mother instinct pops in and since I am the oldest…

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    holding John’s hand the next day as he left this world to be with his wife. The test result I received from the Keirsey Temperament Sorter II is Guardian. The results are what I was expecting based on a previously taken personality test. When I was in college several years ago we took the Myers-Briggs type indicator (MBTI). The result from the MBTI was ESTJ, extraversion, sensing, thinking and judging. It described the personality traits of organizer, assertive, analytical and logical. At the…

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    “The attitudes, values and behaviors of an institution begin with its leadership” (p.672). There is no doubt that lack of good nursing leadership can be a major factor for HCAIs, such as in adequate staffing, lack of patient supplies, lack of safety standards, and lack of enforcement, lack of emerging and up-to-date knowledge on infection control, etc. My Personality and Temperament To identify my personal temperament and personality traits, I took the Keirsey temperament sorter test online and…

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    discovering my own personal preferences will provide me insight into my behaviors in the workplace. Also, it is my duty as a Christian to present actions and attitudes in the workplace that align with biblical truth. Having a biblical worldview allows me to do so, especially when integrating biblical covenant as the foundation for relationship building. Duty is based out of care for others (attitude of a healthy organization), leaders and subordinates are mutually accountable to each other (the…

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    Having never taken the DISC assessment before, I was unsure about what to expect. I thought it was fairly accurate in many ways, but I felt that it very much tapped into what I consider my “work” self and did not cover much of who I am outside of that. I scored a high average score on the D spectrum. This seemed accurate, as I am relatively competitive overall, I like looking at the big-picture, I don’t mind taking risks, I can be critical of those that don’t measure up to my standards and I am…

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