Individuals with this personality type tend to place a high value on tradition, rules and security. Guardians tend to find satisfaction in doing work that involve details.
They are not going to be found wanting. Having a title is important and they respect the office even though they may not particularly admire the person holding the position. Their most developed intelligence operation is improvising. Says Benita, "I found that I wanted to work in a position where I had the time to make things right.
The common theme is their service to others. This is the Guardian least likely to seek positions of leadership since they may feel uncomfortable in the lime-light. They are committed to preserving established social institutions.
At social gatherings they tend to talk about their everyday lives, the happenings at work and about their families rather than new and different ideas. They fill the places of worship, the service clubs and businesses. Guardians are concerned about the well-being of people and institutions that they hold dear.
They tend to be conventional and cooperative in their work, wanting to make sure everybody gets what they deserve, no more and no less. Another aphorism they live by is: Individuals who prefer more overt action [saying and doing] during covert acting [conception and perception] observing or introspecting are described as expressive, whereas people who prefer more covert acting during overt [or inactive] action are described as attentive.
Guardians have a strong sense of duty.
People who are pragmatic utilitarian pay more attention to their own thoughts or feelings and are more concerned with doing what works. Because of their orthodox approach to life, they can sometimes be seen as rigid, stubborn and unyielding.
He leads an ongoing Appreciating Differences group that studies personality types including the Enneagram and Emotional Intelligence in the Ottawa area.
Like the Provider, they can be attracted to fields in medicine, education or social service. Initiators expressive and directive: Their self-confidence and strong convictions help them excel at putting plans into action, but they can at times appear critical and overly aggressive, particular when other people fail to live up to their high standards.
Carl Jung used the word intuition when describing people who prefer abstract conception. You have permission to copy this handout as long as you acknowledge the author. Having to do research and find out on their own can leave Guardians feeling that they might miss out on something that the teacher expects them to know.
He has further information on his web site at http:The Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS) is a self-assessed personality questionnaire designed to help people better understand themselves and others. It was first introduced in. Guardian individuals have the temperament with the highest percentage in the total population— nearly half.
They are the ones who act as the steadying element in our society. Today, our society is in an ever-accelerating state of change. Lengthy list of famous Guardian (SJ) personality types.
ESTJ's include Vince Lombardi, Sandra Day O'Connor; ISTJ's include Warren Buffet, Queen Elizabeth II; ESFJ's include Larry King, Barbara Walters; ISFJ's include Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Mother Teresa.
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