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Posts Tagged ‘istj’

Posted in Blog on February 6, 2017

ISTJ: To communicate with me

By Donna Dunning In my personality type based communication workshops I sometimes have participants complete this thought –“To communicate most effectively with me, please…” This exercise helps participants express their communication style and preferences. I can ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 27, 2016

Illustrations of Type – ISTJ

By Donna Dunning In 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 ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on June 1, 2016

ISTJs and Decision Making

By Donna Dunning We all have different ways of solving problems and making decisions. People with ISTJ preferences have their own distinct, strengths and challenges. Strengths ISTJs • Stay composed in most situations; usually make necessary decisions calmly and objectively • ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 28, 2015

SJ Temperament and Careers

By Donna Dunning Career focus is contribution to a group or project   Animal Metaphor: Beaver       Although S and J are letters associated with personality type theory, these two preferences also align to an older theory, which describes four basic human Te ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 31, 2015

Thriving in Change: Tips for ISTJs and ISFJs

By Donna Dunning In times of change, the Assimilator’s (ISTJ and ISFJ) greatest strength and also their biggest weakness is preserving the status quo. When faced with changes, Assimilators tend to safeguard what works well. If you are an Assimilator, you may be uncomfortable tr ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on May 5, 2015

An Introverted Way of Being Known

By Donna Dunning It is interesting to observe how people connect. I believe some level of human connection is a basic need for all people regardless of personality type preferences. However, I think the way we go about becoming connected and maintaining connections is influenced ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 3, 2015

Appreciating the ISTJ in Your Life

By Donna Dunning The people in your life who have preferences for ISTJ likely don’t seek many words of praise or any flashy gestures. Here’s what you can do to show your appreciation: • When an ISTJ gets to know and trust you, they often start to talk about what they know ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 21, 2014

Assimilators: Typical Strengths and Work Preferenc ...

By Donna Dunning Personality type preferences ISFJ and ISTJ Characteristic Strengths • Detailed • Methodical • Practical • Task-focused • Building on experience Work Preferences • Having structure, routine, and predictability in the workplace • Planning carefully be ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 24, 2014

Illustrations of Type – ISTJ

By Donna Dunning In 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 ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on February 3, 2014

Illustrations of Type – ISTJ and ISFJ

By Donna Dunning In 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 ... Continue Reading