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MEYERS BRIGGS Versus PEOPLE PATTERNS™ – PART I

ARE ALL TYPES THE SAME?
PEOPLE PATTERNS™ VS MEYERS BRIGGS – PART I

This is from Marilyne Woodsmall and her Blog over at www.TheScienceOfIdiots.com.  If you want to get deep into understanding sales, why people buy and don’t buy, how to manage customers, employees, contractors, and even understand all of those people around you that you interact with on a daily basis, this is the cutting edge thinking that is fast replacing the old worn out theories.  The wonderful thing about what she teaches it that it makes sense and will add to your bottom line.

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From time to time students and clients will ask us about the other typologies in relation to our People Patterns™, in particular Myers-Briggs. Many of you have probably heard about the Myers-Briggs Inventory at some point. It is a tool that has been used for understanding what are considered to be behavioral preferences and yet, it can be quite limiting in its scope. Meyers-Briggs presents four categories of these so called preferences:

1)Introvert – Extrovert
2)Sensor – Intuitor
3)Thinker – Feeler
4)Judger – Perceiver

However, before I briefly go over these types, it will be helpful to explain three things: 1) the concept of typologies 2) the different forms of typologies 3) the concept of contextuality and 4) the concept of refinement and deep structure, the latter two which we’ll consider in our next article. Continue reading MEYERS BRIGGS Versus PEOPLE PATTERNS™ – PART I