Lecture-Myers Briggs Powerpoint-Narrated

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Published on February 24, 2014

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Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship 1 Personalities Emotional Intelligence: Emotional Intelligence Emotional intelligence is concerned with making oneself be more successful in dealing with environmental demands and the ability to manage oneself and affect change through others. It consists of: Understanding oneself. Effectively controlling oneself. Effectively understanding & relating well to others. Adapting to & coping with the immediate surroundings & events. Personality: Personality "Personality" can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions , emotions , motivations , and behaviors in various situations. 3 Personalities: Personalities Everybody is different. Yet in order to communicate and work with others, we need to understand their perspective of the world. To begin to understand others’ differences we can categorizes personality traits. The Myers-Briggs Personality test is one of the most popular. 4 Myers-Briggs: Myers-Briggs The MBTI looks at mental processes by focusing on 4 bi-lateral scales. Extraversion (E) -------- Introversion (I) { Energy orientation } Sensing (S) -------------- Intuition (N) { Perceiving } (Concrete facts ---------- Abstract Patterns) Thinking (T) ------------- Feeling (F) { Decision-making } Judging (J) --------------- Perceiving (P) { Action orientation } (Planning ----------------Take It As It Comes) These terms may not make intuitive sense so lets look at defining them. 5 Energy Orientation - ( E-I): Energy Orientation - ( E-I) Everyone has two faces. One directed towards the Outer world of activities, excitements, people and things. One directed to the Inner world of thoughts, interests, ideas, and imagination. Everyone acts both ways, but usually has a dominate orientation. BA 3300: Business Cornerstone Instructor: John A Tatum 6 Extraverted Characteristics - E: Extraverted Characteristics - E Usually open to and motivated by outside world of people and things. Feel deprived when cutoff from interaction with the outside world. Enjoy wide variety & change in people relationships. Extraverts are usually energized by groups of people. 7 Introverted Characteristics - I: Introverted Characteristics - I Motivated internally to the world of ideas, thoughts and imagination. They like to think & reflect. Regularly require an amount of “private time” to recharge batteries. Prefer one-to-one communication and relationships. 8 Perceiving - (S-N): Perceiving - (S-N) This pertains to the way we see and understand the world around us. The Sensing side of our brain notices the sights, sounds, smells and sensory details of the present and records them. It deals with concrete data. The Intuitive side seeks to understand by forming patterns of recorded data. It is imaginative, abstract theoretical & conceptual. BA 3300: Business Cornerstone Instructor: John A Tatum 9 Sensing Characteristics - S: Sensing Characteristics - S Mentally live in the now, attending to present opportunities. Using common sense and creating practical solutions is instinctual. Recalls details of facts and past events. Best improvise from past experience. Like clear and concrete information. Dislike guessing when facts are “fuzzy”. Intuitive Characteristics - N: Intuitive Characteristics - N Mentally live in the future, attending to future possibilities. Uses imagination and creating new possibilities is automatic & instinctual Memory recall emphasizes patterns, contexts, and connections. Best improvise from theoretical understanding. Comfortable with ambiguous, “fuzzy” data and with guessing its meaning. Decision Making - (T-F): Decision Making - (T-F) The thinking side of the brain analyzes information in a detached, objective fashion. It operates from factual principles, deduces and forms conclusions systematically. It is our logical nature. The feeling side forms conclusions in an attached and somewhat global manner, based on past experiences, likes/dislikes, impact on others, and human and aesthetic values. It is our subjective nature. Thinking Characteristics - T: Thinking Characteristics - T Instinctively search for facts and logic in a decision situation. Naturally notices tasks and work to be accomplished. Easily able to provide and objective and critical analysis. Accept conflict as a natural normal part of relationships with people. Feeling Characteristics - F: Feeling Characteristics - F Instinctively employ personal feeling and impact on people in decision situations. Naturally sensitive to people needs & reactions. Naturally seek consensus and popular opinions. Unsettled by conflict and want to resolve it. Action Orientation - (J-P): Action Orientation - (J-P) A judging style approaches the outside world with a plan. And is oriented towards organizing one’s surroundings, being prepared, making decisions and reaching closure and completion. A perceiving style takes the outside world as it comes and is adopting and adapting, flexible, open-ended and receptive to changing the game plans. Judging - J: Judging - J Plan many of the details in advance before moving into action. Focus on task-related action in a systematic manner. Work best and avoid stress when able to keep ahead of deadlines. Naturally use targets, dates, and standard routines to manage life. Perceiving Characteristics - P: Perceiving Characteristics - P Comfortable with moving into action without a plan. Plan on the go. Like to multitask, have variety, mix work and play. Naturally tolerant of time pressure. Works best close to deadlines. Instinctively avoid commitments which interfere with flexibility, freedom and variety. Keirsey’s Four Temperaments: Keirsey’s Four Temperaments Guardians (SJ): Guardians (SJ) Seek belonging & responsibility Are great stabilizers & traditionalists Can’t stand disorganization Dependable, helpful, hardworking Concerned citizens who trust authority Make loyal mates and responsible parents. Make stabilizing leaders. 40-45% of population. Idealists (NF): Idealists (NF) Seeks meaning & identity Are great mentors & catalysts Can’t stand disharmony Giving and trusting Pride themselves on being loving, kindhearted and authentic. Make intense mates & nurturing parents. Make inspirational leaders. 10-25% of population. Artisans (SP): Artisans (SP) Fun-loving, optimistic, realistic and focused on the present. Unconventional, bold, and spontaneous. Trust their impulses. Want to make a splash, seek stimulation & dream of mastering skills. Prize freedom. Make playful mates, creative parents, and troubleshooting leaders. 30-35% of population. Rationals (NT): Rationals (NT) Seeks knowledge & understanding of how the world works. Trust logic. Ingenious, independent, & strong-willed. Makes reasonable mates & individualizing parents. Makes strategic leaders. 5-10% of population. My Type is INTJ (Mastermind): My Type is INTJ (Mastermind) I – Introvert (My energy orientation is inward) N – Intuition (I perceive the world in terms of patterns and abstractions) T-Thinking (My decision-making is logical) J-Judging (I act by making plans) INTJs Always have a Plan A firmly in mind, but are prepared to switch to Plan B or C or D if need be . 2. They have a natural grasp of how one thing leads to the next . Masterminds : Masterminds 3 . Are highly capable leaders, but not eager to take command, until others demonstrate their inability to lead. 4. They are thoroughgoing pragmatists. 5. They do not feel bound by established rules and procedures, and traditional authority does not impress them. 6. Problem-solving is highly stimulating to Masterminds, who love responding to tangled systems that require careful sorting out . 7. They are highly theoretical, but insist on looking at all data before embracing an idea, and are suspicious of any statement that is based on shoddy research, or that is not checked against reality . Your Assignment: Your Assignment Take the personality quiz on Blackboard. Write and submit: W hat type and temperment the test gauged you as. W hat type you gauged yourself as. F or each letter that is different, why you think you are right. Read the Keirsey description of your type and tell me if it sounds like you. (Due next class)

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