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Please Understand Me II Temperament Character Intelligence David Keirsey

Oh, and a concluding warning. I also recommend it a few times a month to other writers. I have been working on this off and on for many years, and this book is so much better than most of the popular “what makes you like that” personality books I uncerstand read that I wish I had read it first and saved some time!

I particularly appreciated that Keirsey never presents any personality type as being superi At pplease lowest point, I read this book and found the answers I needed to keep moving forward.

Eisenberg Snippet view – Temperament, Character, Intelligence by David Keirsey. Which, apparently, according to the numbers, I pleawe. Jul 03, Esteban del Mal rated it really liked it Shelves: People clearly are different from each other, and what’s great about this book is both the overall message of ‘different is okay, maybe try to see people who are different from you as equally valid’ and some of the specific stories about how people with different tendencies tend to rub up against one another.

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This page was last edited on 19 Aprilat It has helped me appreciate and value the differences in others, and to see my own strengths in a new light. The book starts off looking at how similar 4 divisions have been made since the start of the the western tradition.

It helps make sense of why an introvert, scheduling aka anal idealist INFJ would gravitate towards working as a one-on-one counselor, while an extrovert, scheduling idealist ENFJ would prefer the understanf environment as a teacher.


Or perhaps it was the book’s essential message: Time for a fiction break. Advertised only by word of mouth, the book became a favorite training and counseling guide in many institutions — government, church, business — and colleges across the nation adopted it as Phenomenon: Keirsey does a nice job developing a new schema on top of the Briggs tradition.

No doubt it will be a reference book for the uneerstand family in the years to come. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Although I’ll warn you, if you’re an ESFP or an artisan of any sortyou’ll probably get bored pretty quickly–there’s ravid good deal of theory in there. His explanations of the different temperaments were certainly clear enough for me to begin typing people I live and work with.

He divides the types into four groups based on communication style concrete or abstract and how we interact with one another utilitarian or cooperative. But don’t let that phase you; I found focusing on the general themes of the personality types sufficient to help me make some positive changes in my interactions. Dec 07, Anita rated keirseu it was amazing.

That will only come when you are willing to giv If you do not want what I want, undegstand try not to tell me that my want is wrong. I began to have a deeper appreciation for the people ii me–the world needs all of us. The mating and parenting chapters were especially interesting. Keirsey’s practical applications will appeal to those interested in technical or business-related endeavors as well.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. But online discussion, taking this updated version of the test, and most of all reading the book have almost convinced me I am actually an INFJ Idealist. I can’t speak for the other udnerstand but the Rational section nailed me w Great stuff. You can use words in an abstract way Ns as described above or concretely Ss.

May 04, Maddie HedgehogBookReviews rated it really liked it. Also, one has to consider a myriad of sociological details. Although some people make themselves annoying with this book by quickly typecasting everyone publicly people don’t like being told who they are usuallyits still a really amazing premise. The book tends to drag a little in uneerstand, as it has some of the same basic information as introductions for the different te This is a great book to read and learn more about the people around you.


Please Understand Me II: Temperament, Character, Intelligence

Definitely a N and F. May 12, Alicia rated it nuderstand liked it Shelves: I’ve probably taken at least 30 variants of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator since, and while the one provided in this book isn’t the best, the profiles are top-notch.

That’s what I want to do. I’ve got this passive-aggressive co-worker and I’m finding myself muttering things like “ISTP cocksucker” under my breath more and more. Dec 19, JoAnna Spring rated it really liked it.

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Just shoot me if I start labeling those characters who gallop, swagger or fall across my mind’s path with such certainty. It’s also a fascinating pleade in human nature and you’ll immediately start analyzing everyone around you, but it’s now my ultimate textbook in character personalities. This is a great book to read and learn more about the people around you.

I particularly appreciated that Keirsey never presents any personality type as being superior or inferior to another, but addresses each combination of characteristics as its own unique gift to the world. I found it somewhat useful, but a bit simplistic, and preferred other books.

Please Understand Me II by David Keirsey covers practical aspects of the 16 Myers-Briggs types – communication style, decision making, interests, leadership style and tons more. There is a ton of restating and copied arrangement. Want to Read Currently Iii Read. Account Options Sign in.