Well dear readers, I actually am!
Confused? Read on.
I’m currently having my leadership skills developed at work. And as part of this process we’ve all been put through the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Basically a test that will spookily, accurately tell you what your personality type is. There are 16 different personality types according to the Myers and Briggs ladies and each and every one of you will fall into one of the 16 categories. Don’t like labels? Being put in a box? Tough because it’s happening.
The basic principle behind the theory is that each one of us is programmed, pretty much at birth, to prefer to react to a situation in a certain way. Your friend’s over the top reaction to you not having spoken to them in a few weeks. Someones incessant need to argue over everything. Leaving packing to the day of your flight, only to realise that you don’t actually know where your passport is. These may all seem like odd ways to behave to you, but actually, for that person, they are completely normal. Because we’re all different. Or different in 16 different ways. Whatever. There are basic differences in the way people prefer to use their perception or judgement. Continue Reading…