Beginners Guide to Understanding the Cognitive Functions

The Myers and Briggs personality system is more complex than it appears at first glance. Beyond the basic four-letter structure, the overall framework of the MBTI® assessment includes eight cognitive functions, which reveal how your mind works and how you relate to the world at large. They guide your interactions with others and your environment. They also explain how your belief systems emerge and how they influence your thinking and behavior.

7 Signs It's Time for a Career Shift, Based on your Personality

Only you can know when it’s time for a career shift but there are some pretty clear signs to watch out for. 

Depending on your personality type, you might experience workplace boredom and stress in different ways. If you’re someone who likes helping people, it might be time for a career shift when your job doesn’t help you do that. Or if you’re an ambitious personality type, you might realize a lack of career progression is the reason you need to jump ship.

What to Do When You Hate Your Job But Cannot Leave, Using Powerful Personality Plays

We’ve all been there. The job that involves one or more issues that make you drag your feet in the morning and watch the clock all afternoon. The job that pays the bills but gives dividends in indigestion.

What do you do when the work is monotonous, the meetings never-end, the boss is too demanding and your coworkers have a nasty habit of constantly checking your work over your shoulder? How can you cope when the customers aren’t always right?

What is the Most Common Personality Type?

Do you ever meet someone and feel like you already know them? While there are 16 possible personality types in the Myers and Briggs system, some are more common than others. 

The most common personality types appear time and again in the general population, so you can start to notice similarities between the way people think, socialize and structure their lives.

Here’s everything you need to know about the most common personality types and their shared traits.

Top 5 Jobs for Introverts with Anxiety

If you’re an Introvert, you’ll probably be happier with a job that doesn’t require constant interaction with other people. In fact, the more solitary your work, the better you’ll likely do.

And if you’re an Introvert who also has anxiety, then limiting your interaction is probably especially important to your well-being. The best jobs for Introverts with anxiety will provide a calmer, quieter environment, with some degree of flexibility and control over how you spend your day.

What is Introverted Intuition?

It doesn’t matter if you’ve just taken the TypeFinder Personality Test or you’ve known about the 16-type system for some time—there’s always something new to learn. One of the least understood details of the 16-type system is type dynamics. Each personality type is made up of four type dynamics, and one of these is the primary cognitive function that determines how you view the world and interact with it. For example, for INFJs and INTJs, their primary function is something called Introverted Intuition. 

8 Communication Tactics to Promote Peace This Thanksgiving

The turkey is in the oven. The table is set. You’re in the kitchen stirring up gravy when you hear familiar sounds coming from the living room. You stir faster. Every year, the family gets together for the holidays, but because the holidays have been on hiatus, this is the year we will all make up for it by being extra. Extra excitable. Extra chatty. Extra festive.

Extra us.

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