Believe it or not, graduation is just the start of most peoples’ educational journey. In today’s fast-paced work environment, learning on-the-job is almost always part of the job. Some vocations, like teachers and nurses, have required continuing education. Others, like carpenters and mechanics have mentorship or apprenticeship programs. Whatever your situation is, discovering your Myers-Briggs® Personality Type (MBTI®) can help you leverage how you learn, so you can learn more, faster, and better.
For example, let’s take a look at the ENTJ—(Extraverted-Intuitive-Thinking-Judging) personality type. ENTJs are confident leaders. They work through problems by carefully analyzing them. They work towards resolving them systematically, one step at a time. ENTJs are result-oriented. Getting the job done and done right is more important to them than the details of how that goal is accomplished. For example, to an ENTJ salesperson, making the sale successfully is even more important than what strategies were used to be successful.
If you are an ENTJ, you can leverage this motivation by seeking out structured learning environments, where you have specific tasks or projects to complete and where your performance is evaluated. This kind of environment should give you specific metrics for marking your progress and measuring your success. As an ENTJ, you may wish to ask your instructor or facilitator for a list of learning objectives, so you know what your goals are, as well as additional resources that might allow you to see how content is applicable to areas you are particularly interested in. If you find yourself losing focus or feel your motivation slipping away, try talking to your instructor or even setting up a study group where you can explore how the information you learn can be used to solve real-world problems and applications.
If you are an instructor and you have ENTJs in your classrooms or seminars, you can keep them engaged by encouraging friendly competition, for instance through debates or games, or even just by praising students who perform particularly well. You might also want to consider assigning longer-term projects, roleplays, and other kind of assignments or activities that are based on realistic scenarios, since ENTJs generally value application over theory. Be sure to balance individual and collaborative assignments as well, being that ENTJs need to process material individually as well as with their peers. As with so many things, the key to success is variety and balance.
Regardless of the specific assignments you give, or even whether you are an ENTJ yourself or are teaching them, keep in mind that direct, specific, and timely feedback matters. In order to improve their future performance, ENTJs need to know exactly what they are doing incorrectly, what they need to change, and why they need to change it.
Making a small effort to customize your learning experience to your learning style can make all the difference in remembering what you learn and applying it when it matters most. Your MBTI® is the secret of success.
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Choosing a career path can be difficult. The revised MBTI® Career Report helps point the way by showing you how your type affects your career exploration and discusses the benefits of choosing a job that is a good fit for your type. By taking the Myers-Briggs test you also explore preferred work tasks and work environments as well as most popular and least popular occupations for all types and receive strategies for improving job satisfaction. This completely updated report includes expanded coverage of popular fields such as business, health care, computer technology, and high-level executive and management occupations. It is based on four-letter type results and can be generated using your reported type or verified type.
Use knowledge about your interests, preferences and personality type to start your optimal career and formulate a plan to achieve your dream job.
With the information obtained about yourself from your MBTI® personality type and your Strong Interest Inventory® Report, you’ll learn about how your personality, as well as your interests and preferences, can be used in your life and career to provide fulfillment and happiness. Discover occupations that work with what you like and enjoy, and learn how your personality influences your mental processes and preferences.
Use these reports to find a fulfilling career that matches with your personality and interests, and develop a plan for achieving that career.
Set yourself up on the path to a career that fits with your MBTI® personality type as well as your interests and preferences. With these three reports, you’ll discover the ideal career for who you are at a base level, offering you a future of satisfying and fulfilling employment. Read about each report below.
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Your Strong Interest Inventory® Interpretive Report starts with the same foundational information found in the Strong Interest Inventory Profile, but goes even further into analyzing your likes and dislikes by offering you a detailed look at how following your interests and preferences can help you lead a more fulfilling, satisfied life. The report presents you with the closest matched occupations for people with your interests, an in-depth breakdown of certain areas matched to your Strong Interest Inventory test results, and insight into your likes and dislikes.
Plan your future career based on your interests and preferences, leading you down the path to a successful work and personal life.
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Discover your interests and preferences as well as your confidence in your abilities to use these interests to your advantage.
Your strengths, interests, and preferences, when understood and well known, can lead you toward a successful and satisfying career. With this custom package, you’ll learn which occupations, strengths, and skills work best with your likes and dislikes and how confident you are in your ability to fulfill the needs of certain occupations, allowing you to formulate a career path that you’ll enjoy for years to come with the help of the Strong Interest Inventory test.
Visit Our ENTJ Personality Type Information Page to Learn More About The ENTJ Personality Type
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- How the MBTI ENTJ Type relates to Innovation
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- How the MBTI ENTJ Type relates to Leadership
- How the MBTI ENTJ Type relates to Communication
Click on one of these corresponding popular ENTJ Careers for detailed information including Career Stats, Daily Tasks and Required Education:
Aerospace Engineers, Architect, Architectural and Engineering Managers, Chef, Computer and information systems managers, Electrical Engineers, Emergency Management Directors, Epidemiologists, Market Research Analysts, and Pharmacists.
Click on a link below to read more about different MBTI Personality Types
Introduction To Type and Learning. (Dunning, D, 2008. CPP)