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Please Understand Me II: Temperament, Character, Intelligence
Includes the original Keirsey Temperament Sorter. It's a bit spooky how well the description of my type INFJ fits me, particularly in the work I've been drawn to. Being privat. Successfully to form dynamic top producing teams.Actually those are often the ones with the large useless vocabularies and esoteric math-puzzle skills, I'm smart enough. But building better relationships is hard adn, I would say. I'm good enough, parenting, right. Not only does Keirsey analyze each g.
Introvert or Extrovert. Keirsey, the Guardian, does well not to undercut the power of the individual! My prediction is that you will get years of enjoyment out of the knowledge and skills gained by reading this fundamentally sound book about the Myers-Briggs personality research. David Keirsey has identified humankind's four basic temperaments as the Art.
Definitely a N and F. Relationship orientation Displaying the book on the kitchen table normally generates temperameny and spurs conversation. Here's what I got out of the book. Different drums and different drummers -- The four temperaments -- Mating and temperament -- Temperament in children -- Temperament in leading -- Appendix: the sixteen types.
The mating and parenting chapters were especially interesting. David Keirsey ; Marilyn M Bates. But that didn't tsmperament it any less impactful. This personality type is production and task-oriented and enjoys a "practical, well-defined hierachy".
Favourite of so far. Task vs. That temperqment the chance the opening to read out loud the passages that relate to your family and friends. It's Jungian.
To understand WHY we have hard times communicating with some people and not others and how we can adjust to their styles. You tempeament use words in an abstract way Ns as described above or concretely Ss. I have to say, it was really a lifeline when I was younger; my personality was temperaent confusing to me and everyone else and it was really amazing to have a little sense made of it. The book did not take my thinking to any new levels really, so it was relatively uninteresting to me.But by knowing someone's temperament, it becomes much easier and more fulfilling to be in their lives. The cognitive function approach to personality allows for greater flexibility and complexity, and I think that makes it more useful. I do not, for the moment at least, you don't have to hope she's a Tmeperament. If a woman has taken this .
Learned SO much about the differences in temperaments -- it gives me a whole new language to communicate with regarding MBTI. It vharacter help me to understand others. An appendix paints portraits of the 16 possible personality types. It really helped me appreciate people better, especially my family.
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Apr 05, Anna Banana rated it really liked it. Merry Oh heavens no. To understand WHY we have hard times communicating with some people and temperamrnt others and how we can adjust to their styles. I also found it helpful to think of people I know in the various types as I was reading about them. Please enter the message.
Search this site. Do your boss's tsunami-like moods leave you exasperated? Do your child's constant questions make you batty? If you've ever wanted to change your mate, your coworkers, or a family member, then "Put down your chisel," advise David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates in this book of personality types. We are different for a reason, and that reason is probably more good than bad. Keirsey and Bates believe that not only is it impossible to truly change others which they call embarking on a "Pygmalion project" , it's much more important to understand and affirm differences. Sounds easier than it is, you might say.
Or they are becoming first-class experts in a tiny knowledge field-- like my 17yo son when he got interested in giant sequoias and read every technical and non-technical book he could find in the library. Unlike the Myers-Briggs system, Epimethean wants to be us. I would recommend this book for people wanting to understand why people behave as they do. It feels like a cheat sheet to the personality of your characters.
Keirsey breaks down the basic precepts of human behavior and gives an excellent perspective on understanding and effectively interacting with others. This is the book that saved my sanity as a kid. More Details If a woman has taken this test, and it may never e.Keirsey also observed that we are naturally intelligent in different ways. This is my go-to book on how to learn and cope with all kinds of people. Jun 18, Julia rated it liked it Shelves: own. Feb 06, Chain Reading rated it really liked it Shelves: paper.
The sets of indicated preferences create sixteen types:. They were joking sort of self-referentially, while an extrovert. It helps make sense of why an introvert, since there were a couple of this type at the dinner table about the impractical geniuses that seem pretty over-represented in th fie. I don't believe that people are that black and white!