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Posts Tagged ‘istp’

Posted in Blog on September 6, 2016

ISTPs and Decision Making

By Donna Dunning We all have different ways of solving problems and making decisions. People with ISTP preferences have their own distinct, strengths and challenges. Strengths ISTPs • Like to figure out immediate problems and make decisions in an independent, pragmatic way • ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 22, 2015

SP Temperament and Careers

By Donna Dunning Career focus is on doing   Animal Metaphor: Fox     Although S and P are letters associated with personality type theory, these two preferences also align to an older theory, which describes four basic human Temperaments. You may be familiar wit ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on September 18, 2015

Thriving in Change: Tips for ISTPs and INTPs

By Donna Dunning In times of change, the Analyzer’s (ISTP and INTP) greatest strength and also their biggest weakness is analysis and skepticism. Analyzers are generally flexible and like to embrace change that seems reasonable and useful. If you are an Analyzer, you may be res ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on September 29, 2014

ISTP Communication Highlights

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 personal communication style and preferences. I ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 14, 2014

Analyzers: Typical Strengths and Work Preferences

By Donna Dunning Personality type preferences ISTP and INTP Characteristic Strengths • Adaptable • Flexible • Analytical • Self-reliant • Independent Work Preferences • Internally questioning and analyzing why and how things are done • Finding out how and why things ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 10, 2014

Illustrations of Type – ISTP

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. This poster, by an individual ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 24, 2014

Type Trivia

By Donna Dunning Which 3 four-letter types did psychologists rate as most likely to have trouble in school? OK, I don’t really like negative stereotypes or talking about what types might not do well. However, I can see how the structured, hierarchical, traditional approach used ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 6, 2014

Big Head Small Legs

By Donna Dunning A workshop participant with ISTP preferences created this “big head small legs” doodle and shared it with me. The character represents the individual’s annoyance with lengthy processes, especially theoretical and abstract ones, with lots of talk and very li ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on November 4, 2013

When ISTP and ENTP Interact

By Donna Dunning I had a request for tips and strategies that an ENTP might use when relating to an ISTP. How to get along with someone with different preferences seems to be a common question, so I thought I’d write this post. Of course, everyone is different and I am only foc ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 13, 2013

Spotlight on ISTP

By Donna Dunning ISTP Practical Analyzer Motto: “Get to the point.” When creating type resources, one of my goals is to offer practical descriptions and examples to help people understand each of the different patterns of personality type preferences. One way I have done this ... Continue Reading