• March 22, 2019

Category: MBTI


Jobs, Careers and Occupational Trends by MBTI Preferences

  Before we get into this post, keep in mind that this information shows trends and in no way implies which careers anyone should or should not pursue based on MBTI® type. While knowing your MBTI preferences can help you identify your strengths and unique gifts, that doesn’t mean that you won’t enjoy a career that’s


Your MBTI Type Is INFJ and You Do What?

  When I first started at my current company, all of the new employees, including myself, took the MBTI® assessment to learn about ourselves and how better to communicate with colleagues. I had preferences for INFJ, and I remember thinking to myself as I read the type description and attributes, “This is almost creepy how well


Using Your MBTI Preferences to Find Your Career Fit

  In my previous post, we talked about how to write your career mission statement to help guide you as you explore potential career options or think about switching careers. MBTI personality type can’t explain everything about you, and it can’t tell you what your interests are or what you’re skilled at (there are other assessments out


How to Find a Career You Love

  As they say, find something you love to do and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. If you’re like most people, no matter how much you love to do something, eventually it will feel like work on some days. But that doesn’t mean that it can’t be enjoyable most of


Know Your Innate Goal-Setting Style to Move Forward in Life

  Setting and achieving goals is a cornerstone of meaningful accomplishment and a great way to transition your motivation into action. However, the MBTI® instrument shows that people go about setting and reaching goals in very different ways. Preferences for either judging (J) or perceiving (P) indicate how we like to organize our world: Js prefer


8 Ways to Stay Motivated at Work (Even on a Friday)

  Do you ever feel like skipping work? If you’re like most, the answer is frequently yes. And if you’re reading this on Friday afternoon, you might be obsessively counting down the minutes to Happy Hour. While I suppose there are some who’re just allergic to work in general, that’s not the case with most of


How Would You Work, If You Had the Option?

  Certain parts of motivation are universal. To get someone to do a job, it’s usually necessary to pay them for their work. Achievement, recognition, and satisfaction with the work itself are motivating to almost everyone. As Maslow articulated (take a look at our first blog to learn more about Maslow), until basic needs like food, clothing, and


MBTI Type and Motivation Provide Clues to Behavior

  We’ve all heard it from exasperated parents: “I just want my kid to clean his room without me having to nag”! Whether in this scenario we’re the parents or the kids (let’s be honest!), the outcome is fairly predictable. Eventually, following what seems like endless prodding, the room is cleaned…but everyone is thoroughly frustrated


What is Motivation?

  Thirty four percent of people employed in the United States are considered engaged in their work, according to a recent Gallup poll. In this survey, being engaged in their work means being fully absorbed by and enthusiastic about what they’re doing, and this person often takes positive action to help the organization move forward because

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