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Illustrations of Type – ESFJ

Illustrations of Type – ESFJ

By Donna Dunning

Donna DunningIn my MBTI® Certification workshops participants respond to the instruction -“Describe your type using words, phrases, or pictures.” I find these visual representations of type preferences help illustrate individual differences.

Here is a photo of a response from a group of participants who have ESFJ personality type preferences.

Notice the nicely organized list. The points clearly emphasize a preference for working harmoniously and the importance of relationships.

There was also a Page 2 of this poster that added four additional points:

• Value family and extended family

• Reliable, dependable, committed, even at risk of sacrificing self

• Like recognition for going above and beyond

• Critical of self

Many ENFJs and ESFJs have commented to me how they can get caught up helping and serving others at the risk of not caring for themselves.

Have you noticed this tendency?

You may also enjoy looking at how other ESFJ groups have completed this illustration of type exercise.

If you are interested in seeing how people with different type preferences complete this exercise, check out the Illustrations of Type series.

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Want to learn more about personality type and how to use it to understand yourself and others?

Introduction to Type and Communication describes in detail how personality preferences influence communications.

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