Please Understand Me has ratings and reviews. Julia said: I I just finished reading a book called Please Understand Me by David Keirsey. It is about. The Keirsey Group publishes and distributes books and other related resources by David Keirsey and associates. The Please Understand Me® series, and other . During his time there, he published his theory in the book, Please Understand Me ® (), where he publicly introduced the Keirsey Temperament Sorter®.

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I use to believe solidly in this book, only to grow older and realize how much I change, even in a single day!

Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types

unxerstand Josh The book does mention studies and experiments. And still ridiculously accurate. A dear friend reintroduced this to me years after I first heard of the Keirsey Temperament Sorter. Even at a science high school, there were only two of us who were INTPs in the classroom. Sep 15, Vicky rated it it was amazing. My next goal is to pursue the earlier, Jungian analysis in formal textual detail, because I suspect Pleas will find that much more useful and illuminating.

Being a typical INFJ, I strive to do my best at all times, learn as much as I possibly can about everything, and try to make a real difference in the world. Keirsey organizes mme groups asymmetrically, asserting Thinking—versus—Feeling as the most salient distinction among intuitives, but Perception—versus—Judging as the most salient distinction among Sensers.

The sets of indicated preferences create sixteen types:. Feb 09, Michael David rated it it was amazing. My point in bringing up these who grow away from their fundamental temperament: And through that knowledge, I realize, these are just silly tests to box people into groups when really there can be much, much more to a person!

In fact, I had no idea of its role in my life until much, much later.

Then they look up again and it’s morning. Other editions – View all Please Understand Me: The very fact that you have taken an effort to learn and adapt to family members is a goodwill gesture. Jung is the man!

Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types by David Keirsey

Like the Myers-Briggs system, this test sorts your personality into Relationship orientation Displaying the book on the kitchen table normally generates curiosity and spurs conversation. Keirsey and Bates offer a personality inventory to help readers identify dzvid type.

People’s personalities are not so simple they can fit into sixteen types. Refresh and try again. No, this book celebrates our personality differences and how we all contribute davdi unique to our families, workplaces, and society.

Myself being an INFP. Turns out my mother and I have about as different personalities as you can get.

Most useful of all, however, were the initial breakdown of modalities in the first section, and the more in-depth Portraits of each of the 16th types in the last section. It will help me to understand others. The SJ is driven, above all, by her need to do her duty. But apparently my inclinations towards isolation and bookwormishness was an utterly foreign entity to my mother. The book contains a self-assessed personality questionnaire, known as the Keirsey Temperament Sorterwhich links human behavioral patterns to four temperaments and sixteen character types.

No eBook available Amazon. Structure and straightforward predictability aids them in achievement, which they value, and they sometimes don’t see that their task isn’t to make everyone over in their image. Mar 06, Esra rated it really liked it Shelves: The cognitive function approach to personality allows for greater flexibility and complexity, and I think that makes it more useful. One of the best NF books I’ve ever read!

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Successfully to form dynamic top producing teams. After you answer the questions and count your scores there are Four main Temperaments based on Ancient Greek Mythology and 16th Types that based on four pairs of Preferences. Want to Read saving…. And social and practical skills don’t seem all that important to them, anyway.

Very much like the Myers-Briggs and the Enneagram testing and profiles. I think it could work in fiction but, maybe davis the year it was published in but some of the things seemed more of a stretch when it comes to reality. Was mind bending then.