If the only tool you have is a hammer...

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Which of the 2 quotes in this article do you prefer?

Abraham Maslow
12
55%
Gary Zukov
5
23%
Both
3
14%
Neither
2
9%
 
Total votes: 22

Angus Bickerton
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Re: If the only tool you have is a hammer...

Post by Angus Bickerton » Tue Aug 02, 2011 4:10 pm

I too am skeptical, because I'm an ENTJ:

slightly expressed extravert
distinctively expressed intuitive personality
slightly expressed thinking personality
distinctively expressed judging personality
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Re: If the only tool you have is a hammer...

Post by jkeess » Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:46 pm

Not to be a bummer, but referencing an earlier point, personality tests are very complex and are, in their true form, administered by a psychologist or psychomestrist with training in the field. The MB test simply reinforces our natural inclination to catgorise and catalogue complex information to make for simpler processing.

To say that "I always have been and always will be" a certain type of personality is bound to lock you into a bit of a mental box. Personalities change over time and adapt to experience.

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Re: If the only tool you have is a hammer...

Post by GlennDay » Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:29 am

INTJ
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