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Rediscover yourself

Rediscover Yourself

(Using Personality Types to find)

Careers and certifications in software quality that work for you.

June 18, 2009


What is the ideal job
What is the ideal Job?

  • Ask the audience

  • Suits you best:

    • Decision making, dynamics,money,prestige, socializing, concentration,contribution.

  • Takes into consideration all of you:

    • Needs

    • Desires

    • Interests

    • Skills

    • Values

    • Personality

  • Satisfaction


Exercise n mero uno
Exercise Número Uno*

  • Three testy testers test thirty test cases three times faster than thee.

*That would be “Number One”


Exercise n mero uno part 2
Exercise Número Uno (Part 2)

  • Trestristes testers trabajantresatrocesturnos de trescientastreintahorasportrimestre.


Rediscover yourself1
Rediscover Yourself!

  • Traditional recruiting/career moves

    • Skills

    • Interest

    • Feels good

  • We focus on:

    • What you can do

    • What you think/others think you ought to do

    • What you think you can do

  • But something was missing


Exercise number two
Exercise Number Two

  • Think time: The one

  • Wondering time (uh-oh)

  • Where am I?

  • Career Choices


Your personality
Your Personality

  • Who you are, why you can’t help it

  • Personality

    • Strengths & Weaknesses

    • Natural inclinations

  • The real you

  • About personalities and situations


Personality types myers briggs
Personality Types: Myers-Briggs

  • C. Jung, K. Briggs, I. Briggs Myers

  • 4 Personality Preference Scales

  • 16 Personality Types

  • MBTI: Myers-Briggs Test Instrument

  • People of the same type

  • No better or worse types

  • Not a predictor of intellect or success

  • Helps discover what motivates and energizes you

  • Helps you to make career and education choices that work for you


The 4 dimensions
The 4 Dimensions

  • Continuum

  • 8 Preferences

  • Combined into 16 personality types



Determining your personality type
Determining your personality type

  • You can take the MBTI test

    • @ Work

    • Online

    • Read a book


Exercise 3 what type are you
Exercise # 3: What Type Are You?________________________

  • Disclaimer!

  • Using your worksheet, try to find out what Personality Type you are (30 sec/each)

  • Dimension 1: Extravert/Introvert

  • Dimension 2: Sensor/Intuitive

  • Dimension 3: Thinker/Feeler

  • Dimension 4: Judger/Perceiver

  • Time’s up!:


Exercise 3 what type are you e s f p
Exercise # 3: What Type Are You?___E______S______F______P___

  • Disclaimer!

  • Using your worksheet, try to find out what Personality Type you are (30 sec/each)

  • Dimension 1: Extravert/Introvert

  • Dimension 2: Sensor/Intuitive

  • Dimension 3: Thinker/Feeler

  • Dimension 4: Judger/Perceiver

  • Time’s up!:




Temperaments dominating traits
Temperaments, Dominating Traits

  • Traditionalists (SJ), 46% pop; High Responsibility, Stability, Hierarchy.

    + Practical, Organized, Systematic.

    - Long-range planning.

  • Experiencers(SP), 27% pop; Autonomy, Variety and Action.

    + Agile at seizing opportunities

    - Not predictable.

  • Idealists (NF), 16% pop; Understand and Connect, Non-Routinary

    + Bring out the best in others.

    - Decisions based on personal likes/dislikes.

  • Conceptualizers(NT), 10% pop; Autonomy, Variety, Intellectual Stimulation.

    + Great innovators.

    - Can be too complex for others to understand.


Developing your abilities
Developing Your Abilities

  • 4 Functions: Dominant, Auxiliary, 3rd and 4th.

  • Birth to 6: Born with a blueprint. Not evident.

  • 6 to 12: Dominant function starts to show. Patterns of behavior become clearer.

  • 12 to 25: Strengthen auxiliary function to balance dominant function. 3rd and 4th functions fall into line (still undeveloped).

  • 25 to 50: Develop 3rd function; mid-life crisis. Time to reassess to change priorities! Later 4th function develops.

  • 50+: Drawn to use 4th function more successfully. It requires concentration. This is your weakest function!

  • Example for ESFP: 1. Sensing, 2. Feeling, 3. Thinking, 4. Intuition


Where to go from here
Where to go from here?

  • Self-Awareness

    • Read about career profiles for your type

    • Understand your strengths and potential weaknesses

    • Create a personal career plan

  • Making others aware and help them understand

    • Apply MBTI to your team

    • Apply MBTI to your customers

    • Be aware of personality types with colleagues, superiors, customers.

    • Social Networking


Thank you
Thank You!

  • And best of luck discovering the real you!

This presentation and materials available at:http://www.brightfuse.com/alejandro-ramirez


Sources
Sources

  • Tieger, P., Barron, B. Do What You Are. 4th Edition, 2007, New York, NY.

  • Personality Type (here’s where you can take the free online mini-test)http://www.personalitytype.com