The Mbti Type Inventory, And Was Created By Katharine Cook Briggs And Her Daughter Isabel Briggs Myers

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As an interesting experiment, I thought it would be fun to compare the MBTI types between my siblings and me. MBTI stands for Myers-Briggs Type Inventory, and was created by Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers, based on the research of by Carl Jung. People are grouped into sixteen different categories, based on if you are Introverted vs. Extroverted, Intuitive vs. Sensing, Feeling vs. Thinking, and Judging vs. Perceiving. To give a little insight on what these different types mean in terms of personality, I will use the description of my siblings and me, and then use that to explain why our relationships with each other are what they are. First of all, I got ISFP which means I’m Introvert, Sensing, Feeling and…show more content…
My brother, on the other hand with an ESFP personality type values variety, social interaction, and having a stable future and exciting life. He loves to travel and has a “YOLO” outlook on life, which he has shown by trekking most of Europe, Thailand, and India, and wants to live in South Korea. He is also the type of person to pack a couple hours before leaving for these great trips. He is great at talking to people, which helps in his career since he is great at the skill of networking. He is just very optimistic, friendly, spontaneous, generous and great at juggling a lot of responsibilities on the whole. Finally my sister’s personality as an ISFJ means that she values security, order/structure and loyalty. She has always been there for me and has kept the same close friends since high school and college, even after six years and two years respectively. She is very accountable, dependable, stable, conventional, and has a great sense of duty or responsibility. Albeit, she can be quite serious and overthinks a lot, which can lead to her avoiding making decisions. My brother and I are quite similar. We are both observant of people’s feelings, warm, flexible, like to involve others in decisions, Prefer to work in groups, spontaneous, seldom plan ahead, feel ill-equipped to deal with complexity, and do not always see the wider
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