Essay on Informative Speech

1043 Words Dec 19th, 2013 5 Pages
Informative Speech

Have you ever wondered why you communicate better with some people than others or why some jobs seem more appealing to you. Or maybe, you are super detail-oriented and organized and it drives you crazy when your partner in the group work isn't. As much as we often get frustrated with others in our life who dont think the same way we do. As much as we like to think we are right. The truth is our personality types are just different.

Today, we will be looking at Myers-Brigss Type Indicator or Myers-Briggs Personality test to have a better understanding of these differences.

Myers-Briggs types are based on the four facets of personality developed by the famous Swiss psychologist Carl Jung. This test is not a normal
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It simply means they are different; they recharge their batteries differently.

The second facet or category is Sensing and Intuition. Pay no attention to those words, as I said before, they are not descriptions at all if you ask me. This facet is important as it is how we gather the information from the world around us. People who are sensing are very detail-oriented, they often focus on facts and take in information using their five senses. Intuitive type focus on meaning, interpretation. They prefer to look at the big picture and are more conceptual on how they look at things. So how do you know you are sensor or an intuitive? Let's try an example. Take a look at this bottle. Think for a few moments how you are going to describe it. If you are a sensor, you tend to give facts about the cup. You might say the cup is 4 inches high, it's green and it's plastic. Intuitive is a different story. If you are intuitive, you may compare the cup to other things or make up a little story about the cup. You may mention that plastic is bad for environment. Or this cup is not good when you pout hot water inside. Or even the cup reminds you of the cups they use the movie theater you go to every week.

Ok, now on to the third facet. Thinking and feeling. These words are quite self-explanatory. This facet describes how you like to make decisions. A classic example of a thinker vs feeler is Spork vs Kirk. Thinkers tend to make decisions based on…