What is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator?
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is the most universally accepted, personal development resource used worldwide in corporate and non-corporate organisations.
The MBTI does not measure:
The four opposite poles
The MBTI is made up of four opposite poles:
Extraversion (E) – Introversion (I)
Extraversion – Energised by the external world of people, activities and things.
Sensing (S) – Intuiting (N)
Sensing – Look for facts and details. Practical, concrete thinkers.
Thinking (T) – Feeling (F)
Thinking – Make decisions based on logic and objective facts.
Judging (J) – Perceiving (P)
Judging – Prefer to live a planned, organised and structured lifestyle.
There is a high probability that your partner, family, friends, team members and managers are opposite to you in one or more of the four poles. Knowing how you are opposite helps you to communicate and avoid unnecessary conflict.
Why Learn the MBTI?
Knowing the MBTI gives you a practical model to:
The MBTI has many practical applications for example in: