WHAT IS MBTI?

PERSONALITY TYPE THEORY

('Myers-Briggs Type Indicator'; created by Myers-Briggs)

16 MBTI PERSONALITY 'TYPES'

Each 'Type' represents a personality which tend to be widely recognisable in society, such as the caring mother ("The Provider") or the highly-creative painter ("The Artist").

Kindly note these are phrased differently by different writers, and not everyone who enjoys for example Art shares the Personality Traits of MBTI's 'The Artist'.

 The Dreamer

The Visionary

The Free-Spirit

The Protagonist  

 The Cool-Logic

The Architect

The Bright-Spark

The Primaris

 The Problem-Solver

The Defender

The Decision-Maker

The Provider

 The Artist

The Crafter

The Entertainer

The Go-Getter

...WITH 4 MBTI PERSONALITY TRAITS

Each Personality Type is underpinned by 4 MBTI Personality Traits. Each Trait is in relation to its comparative Trait (e.g. Introvert-Extrovert), and individuals can be a complex mix of both.

TRAIT 1

INTROVERT​​​

  • Prefer solitude

  • Focus on inner world

  • Need recharging after socialising

  • Sensitive to our surroundings

  • Outer world ideally reflects inner

(May vary between introverts)​

EXTROVERT​​​​​

  • Prefer being with others

  • Focus on their environment

  • Find socialising energising

  • Enjoy more stimulating activities

  • Inner world ideally reflects outer

(May vary between extroverts)

OR

TRAIT 2

INTUITIVE​

  • Imaginative

  • Open-minded

  • Explore hidden meanings

  • Focus on deep beliefs & truths

  • View themselves as idealist

(May vary between intuitives)​

OR

OBSERVANT​​​

  • 'Down-to-earth'

  • Practical

  • Focus on the observable

  • Focus on objectivity & hard facts

  • View oneself as realist

(May vary between observant individuals)​

 

TRAIT 3

FEELER

  • ​Use 'heart over head'

  • Act on how we feel / our mood

  • Compassionate & caring 

  • More sensitive to (-) energy​

  • Focus on cooperation & harmony

(May vary between Feelers)​

OR

THINKER​​​

  • Use 'head over heart'

  • Act on logic & rationality

  • Strategic

  • More resistant to criticism

  • Focus on accuracy & efficiency

(May vary between Thinkers)​

TRAIT 4

PERCEIVER

  • Enjoy spontaneity

  • 'Go with the flow'

  • Prefer non-conformity

  • Good at adapting

  • Keep options open

(May vary between Perceivers)​

OR

JUDGEMENT

  • Enjoy predictability

  • Plan ahead & structure

  • Prefer uniformity

  • Well-organised

  • Prefer closure

(May vary between Thinkers)​

...DEFINED BY 4 LETTERS

Each 'Type' is Defined by a 4-Letter Acronym; the letters in bold [above] represents each of their 4 Traits...

INFP, "The Dreamer"
INFJ, "The Visionary"
ENFP, "The Free-Spirit"
ENFJ, "The Protagonist"
INTP, "The Cool-Logic"
INTJ, "The Architect"
ENTP, "The Bright-Spark
ENTJ, "The Primaris"
ISFJ, "The Problem-Solver"
ISFJ, "The Defender"
ESTJ, "The Decision-Maker"
ESFJ, "The Provider"
ISFP, "The Artist"
ISTP, "The Crafter"
ESFP, "The Entertainer"
ESTP, "The Go-Getter"

..EMBEDDED WITHIN 4 PERSONALITY GROUPS

Each 'Type' falls into 1 of 4 Groups + Each 'Group' is based on 2 'Fixed' Traits...

('X' stands for 'Mix' of that Trait e.g. All Groups can be a Mix of Trait 1 i.e. Extrovert and Introvert)

"EMPATHS" (xNFx): 

INtuitive + Feeler

 
"FRESH-THINKERS" (xNTx): 
INtuitive + Thinker

"OLD-SKOOLERS" (xSxJ)
ObServant + Judgement 
"DYNAMICS" (xSxP):
ObServant + Perceiver

*ADVANCED*

COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS

Each 'Type' has 4 Cognitive Functions AND Each Cognitive Function links to 2 Traits

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P.S.

PARADISE PRINCIPLES...

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EVERY INDIVIDUAL IS UNIQUE

From the smallest quirk to the largest feet,

we're all unique in some way.

E.g. We may know a fellow Introvert, but differ in terms of how introverted you both feel.

Create your own MBTI which represents you as a unique individual.

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EACH MBTI IS

UNIQUE

Each MBTI also has distinct Cognitive Functions which help reinforce its uniqueness.

This means the character of each MBTI trait can vary across personalities.

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its Cognitive Functions.

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EACH GROUP IS UNIQUE

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