Chapter 4

MYERS-BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

—CARL JUNG

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is just that: an indicator. It is not a test, nor is it like reading your horoscope, and no one’s personality type is “better” than anyone else’s. It is an instrument that has been researched and validated for more than six decades. The MBTI sorts; it does not measure or evaluate. If you wish to learn the ins and outs and history of the MBTI, there is a plethora of information on the web, in books, in doctoral dissertations, and in many other resources. CPP, Inc., holds the license for the MBTI instrumentation, administering the reports and certifying practitioners ( ...

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