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Find your Behavioural Type to Understand Yourself and Others Better (Myers Briggs Type Indicator)

Robin Hills, Emotional Intelligence coach and facilitator

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10 Lessons (39m)
    • 1. Understanding Behavioural Preferences and Behaviour

      1:51
    • 2. Behavioural Preferences Objectives

      1:24
    • 3. The Four Behavioural Preferences

      4:57
    • 4. Extraversion and Introversion

      5:05
    • 5. Sensing and Intuition

      4:40
    • 6. Thinking and Feeling

      4:36
    • 7. Judging and Perceiving

      4:28
    • 8. Working with Type

      5:40
    • 9. Putting People in Boxes

      4:03
    • 10. Behavioural Preferences Review

      1:49
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This class is based on the work of Carl Jung that was modifed by Isabel Myers anmd Katharine Briggs.  It covers the basic principles of the commericially available tool known as Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

Understand more about behavioural preferences and your behvaioural type.

Learn about four different preferences - the strengths and the limitations of each preference and the best ways of working with each preference. 

The course helps you to

  • Understand four different behavioural preferences - where you get your energy, how you take in information and process it, and how you deal with the world

  • Explore your behavioural type so that you have a better understanding of your strengths and limitations when working with others on a one-to-one basis and in teams.

Transcripts

1. Understanding Behavioural Preferences and Behaviour: Hello, My name's Robin Hills. I'm an emotion intelligence coach and facilitator. This short courses on behavioral preferences of behavioral type, and it's based on the work off cull young that was later modified by Isabel Mayes and Catherine Breaks. What is the behavioral preference? Well, where'd you get your energy from? How do you take in information from the outside world? How do you process this information, and how do you choose to express yourself to live your life? All of these preferences on within this course, we'll look at how they blend together, work together to give your behavioral time. Now, I'm sure some of you have gone on to the Internet and taken a quasar questionnaire that has given you an answer to your PayPal type on provide you with a report. You may have wondered how come the report is so accurate? Where this information's come from within, this course will explore whether information comes from and how you can use your preferences on work with your preferences on. Flex your preferences in such a way that you can get better outcomes when you're working with yourself on when you're working with other people within the course will go through an understanding of each of the preferences in turn, in order that you can work out warrior, your own preference lies. There will be the chance for you to go once the Internet and to take a question there if you need to, or to find out how you can get more information in order that you can get more accurate assessment off your behavioral type as ever. I hope you enjoy working through the course, and I'm here to help you and support you. It's once or any questions I look forward to working with you. 2. Behavioural Preferences Objectives: this module is all about behavioral preferences. Working through this module, you'll get a clearer understanding of your own behavioral preferences and how they differ from the behavioral preferences of other people in order to get the best. After this module, I recommend that you download the exercise accompanies this module, and as you work through the series of lectures, you'll be able to identify your preferences more efficiently and more effectively in order that you can then complete the exercise right at the end of the series of lectures within this module will look at how you get your energy. We'll look at how you see the world and how you taken information. We'll look at how you process this information on. We'll look at how all this works together. In terms of your lifestyle orientation, you'll get the opportunity to analyze your own personal style on. We'll look at how your personal style influences your behavior. This will give you a fuller appreciation of how preferences influence interactions and how your preferences influence the interactions that you have with other people. 3. The Four Behavioural Preferences: we're going to look at behavioral preferences based on the work of Carl Young. Carl Young's theory of psychological type is well known, well established, but it's quite academic. Yung's work was refined and developed by Catherine Breaks in Isabel Myers, who actually helped to bring it into the public domain and to make it more applicable. It has over 70 years of research, and it helps with self awareness and confirming self perception. Behavioral preferences help people to understand normal differences, normal differences in themselves and other people concerning life orientation, where energy is derived from how information is acquired, how decisions are made and how people engage with the world. An understanding of behavioral preferences helps in your appreciation of your strength. It also helps understand the strengths of other people. It helps you in your understanding of personality differences in others and gives you insights. How you can work with the more constructively behavioral preferences relates to key leadership tasks and challenges. So it's useful in working with teams with strategy, managing conflicts and helping others with motivation. Etcetera preferences can't be used to measure cognitive ability. Your I Q. Your intelligence preferences can't be used to determine whether you have a psychiatric disturbance or any other type of mental illness. They can't be used to show a level of maturity or affluence. They can't be used to measure emotions. The degree of trauma that you may have experienced or whether you're undergoing high levels of stress type is useful in understanding yourself on other people. But we've got to remember that everyone is an individual. So when you're working with your assessment, you need to decide how accurate that assessment is for you. What we'll look up with regards to these young in based preferences thes behavioral preferences are some of your keep references, some of your key characteristics, some of your key tendencies, but we won't be looking at all of them. The four preferences that will be looking at are how you get your energy, how you gather information, how you process information and how you engage with the world. Let me explain what's preferences. If I was to ask you whether you would like tear a coffee, you would have a preference for one or the other. I have a very strong preference for Goffi simply because I have a physiological reaction to tea and I can't drink it. Therefore, my preference is for coffee. There's no rights. There's no wrong. It's just that that's my preference. Another example is that I'm mildly to moderately death. I usually wear hearing aids on when the phone rings because I'm less Steph in my left ear than in my right ear. When I pick up the receiver to speak to somebody on the other end of the telephone in order to hear better, I place the receiver against my left ear in preference to my right here. So, preference, a behavioral preference is something that's preferred. It's something that's natural. It's easy. It's something that you feel comfortable with. It doesn't take a lot of energy when you behave in a non preferred way, it's a natural. It's difficult, it's all quit and it takes more energy. You have to concentrate on its a lot more. The four behavioral scales that will be looking at our extroversion and introversion sensing and intuition, thinking and feeling. And judging on perception, the extra version introversion scale looks at how you get your energy. The sensing intuition scale looks at how you taken information. The thinking and feeling scale looks at how you process information, the judging and perception scale looks at how you orientate yourself and how you engage with the outer world. When combined, your four preferences indicate your preference type on. This forms the basis of your personality type. 4. Extraversion and Introversion: the first behavioral preference that will look at his extroversion and introversion. The's are complementary attitudes towards the world. It's how you get your energy. What I'm going to ask you to do is to suspend your ideas around what being extroverted is all about, what being introverted is all about. If I was to ask most people what being an extroverted is, they will say it's somebody who's quite loud, quite engaging. Talks to a lot of people on is usually the life and soul of the party. Somebody who's introverted is often seen as quite shy and quite boring. However, in a young in terms, extroversion and introversion mean slightly different things. An extra version preference is somebody who gets their stimulation from the environment, the outer world of people and things, whilst somebody with an introversion preference gets the stimulation from within. The in a world of thoughts and reflections, we do both. Both attitudes were used by everyone, but one is usually preferred on one is usually better developed, so somebody with an extra version preference fields pulled out would by external claims and conditions, they feel pulled out would by other people, somebody with an introversion preference, on the other hand, feels pulled in wood by external claims and intrusions. They would prefer to reflect and think about it in their own in a world somebody with an extra version preferences energized by other people energized by external experiences. It's almost a Ziff. They're solar powered, while somebody with an introversion preferences energized by internal resources, their own internal experiences. It's almost a ziff. Their battery powered somebody with an extra version preference will express their emotions freely, while somebody with an introversion preference tends to bottle up their emotions and keep them to themselves. Somebody with an extra version preference needs relationships, needs engagement with other people, while somebody with an introversion preference has a need for being on their own, has a need for privacy when else to do something. Somebody with an extra version preference will act, and then maybe they'll think about it Was somebody with an introversion preference will think about it, and then maybe they're lacked somebody with an extra version. Preference is often friendly, talkative and easy to get to know, while somebody with an introversion preference is often reserved, Quiet aunt harder to get to know people with an extra version. Preference tend to be interested in a lot of things. They give a breath to life. Whilst people with an introversion preference are interested in one or two subjects, which they'll study quite deeply, they give a depth to life. So people with an extra version preference may seem quite shallow to sue people with an introversion preference, and people with an introversion preference may seem quite withdrawn to people with an extra version preference. Here are some key words associate ID With the extra version on the introversion preference , the words associated with extra version are active. Outward, sociable people, many expressive breads and the words associated with introversion are reflective in wood reserved privacy, a few quiet and depths. Now we will use both preferences, but we have a preference for one over the other. One of these behaviors will be stronger and better developed. Are you able to identify which one is your preference for the way in which you get your energy? If you could market on the extroversion introversion scale on the exercise sheet, it will give us some information that we can work with later as we're going through the exercise 5. Sensing and Intuition: the next behavioral preference that will look at is the way in which information is taken in from the outside world. Do you have a sensing preference? What You have an intuition Preference. People with a sensing preference taken information by way of the five senses Sight, sound, taste, touch and smell. People with an intuition preference process, information by way of 1/6 sense or a hunch. You'll notice that the intuition preference is given the letter N. That's because the letter I has already been taken by the introversion preference. Now we take it information by using both sensing and intuition. But we have a natural preference for one over the other. Which one is your preference? People with a sensing preference like to start right at the beginning, and they like to take one step at a time when they're doing something. People with an intuition preference, on the other hand, jump in anywhere, and they may leap over steps. People with a sentencing preference prefer realistic, accurate instructions with specific details. Where's people with an intuition? Preference preferred to be given the overall purpose, and they like to work things out for themselves. People with a sensing preference prefer handling practical matters. People with an intuition preference prefer imagining possibilities. People with a sensing preference like things that's a definite they like things that are measurable people with an intuition preference, like opportunities for being inventive. They don't like to be restricted. People with a sensing preference will look at specific parts and pieces, and they will look at how they build up to a whole. Whilst people with an intuition preference like to look at patterns and relationships and how things work together, people with a sensing preference live in the present moment. They enjoy being in the here and now they enjoy what is there. People with an intuition preference lived towards the future. They anticipate what things might be, how things might turn out people with a sensing preference like set procedures. They like established routines. Most people with an intuition preference like variety, they like change. They like things to be different. So, to somebody with an intuition preference, people with a sensing preference may seem materialistic and literal minded, whilst to somebody with a sensing preference, someone with an intuition preference may seem fickle or impractical. A dreamer Here are some keywords associated with each preference. A sensing preference is associated with details. Present. Practical fax. Sequential directions, Repetition, enjoyment, perspiration. Conserve an intuition. Preference is associated with patterns. Future imaginative innovations, Random hunches, variety, anticipation, inspiration. Change again. We will use both references, but one will be stronger and better developed. Can you identify which one is your preference on market on the scale on your exercise sheet ? 6. Thinking and Feeling: the next preference scale will look at is thinking and feeling the way in which you make decisions. Do you make your decisions through thinking, which is where you decide on the basis of logic and objective considerations? Or do you make decisions based on feeling, which is where you decide on the basis off personal, subjective values? We do both? It's just that one off the attitudes is usually preferred on better developed. We can actually do both very, very easily and very quickly. It's just that we have a preference for one over the other that we will go to first before we go to the other preference people with the thinking preference they decide with their head. People with a feeling preference decide with their heart. People with a thinking preference go by logic. People with a feeling preference go by values. They go by personal convictions, people with a thinking preference of concerned for truth. They're concerned for justice. Once people with a feeling preference, a concerned for relationships, they're concerned about harmony. People with a thinking preference tend to be more objective about situations. They like to see things as an onlooker from outside a situation once people with a feeling preference so much more subjective, they like to see things as a participant on from within a situation. People with a thinking preference take a long view off a situation a long term view, whilst people with a feeling preference taken immediate personal view of the situation. When looking at a situation, people with a thinking preference will spontaneously find floors in order that they can criticise on work towards making things better. Most people with a feeling preference will spontaneously appreciate whatever is happening and going on. People with the thinking preference are good at analyzing situations. They good at analyzing plans. Most people with a feeling preference are good at understanding other people on empathizing . So to somebody with a very strong feeling preference, someone with a thinking preference may seem cold and condescending most to somebody with a very strong thinking preference. Somebody with a feeling preference may seem fuzzy, minding and emotional. Here are some key words Associate ID with either preference The thinking preferences Associate ID with head objective justice cool, impersonal, criticize. Analyze precise principles. The feeling preferences associated with heart subjective harmony. Caring, personal, appreciative, empathize. The Swiss. If values we will use either preference, however, one will be stronger on one will be preferred on one will be better developed With this preference scale, we use both and we will interchange with both very easily and very quickly. But we will use one preference before we use the other. How clear are you as to which is your preference again? If you could mark this on your exercise sheet, it's something we could look back to as we progress through the exercise. 7. Judging and Perceiving: the final preference scale is judging and perceiving, and this is the way in which complementary lifestyles are organized. It's important to point out that people with a judging preference are not judgmental, any more than anyone who has a perceiving preference on anyone who has a perceiving preference is not more perceptive than anyone with the judging preference. These are just labels that have given for this particular scale. So people with a judging preference have a lifestyle that is decisive, planned and orderly. People with the perceiving preference have a lifestyle. It's flexible. Adaptable is spontaneous. We use both attitudes, but one is usually preferred on. One is usually better developed. People with the judging preference prefer unorganized lifestyle. Most people with a perceiving preference prefer the flexible lifestyle people with the judging preference like definite order and structure. People with a perceiving preference like to go with the flow people with a judging preference, like clear limits and categories they like toe work to a list. People with a perceiving preference can work to a list Aziz well, but they like freedom to explore things without limits on more often than not, they don't work toe a list. People with the judging preference feel comfortable working towards closure and finishing things off. People with a perceiving preference feel comfortable keeping things open and maintaining openness just in case things are likely to change. People with the judging preference like toe have their life under control, or they like to feel us if they've got everything under control. Where is people with a perceiving preference prefer to experience life? As it happens, people with a judging preference enjoy being decisive. Whilst people with a perceiving preference enjoy being curious, they like discovering surprises when working towards a deadline. Both preferences can work to meet the deadline. It's just that it's done in a different way. People with the judging preference handled deadlines by planning in advance on working towards the deadline, bit by bit by bit. Whereas people with a proceeding preference they meet the deadline by a last minute rush on adrenaline surge. To get things done, people with a perceiving preference may see people with a strong judging preferences rigid or uptight. Whilst people with a judging preference may see people with a very strong perceiving preference is being disorganized, messy or irresponsible. Some keywords associated with these preferences are judging Organized structure control, decisive deliberate closure plan. Deadlines productive. Most perceiving is associate ID with flexible flow experience. Curious, spontaneous openness. Discovery. Wait, receptive Again. We only use both preferences. It's just that we will have one, which is a lot stronger and better developed. How clear are you with this preference again? I'm going to ask you to market on your exercise sheet, and then we could pull everything together and look all your preferences and how they work together. 8. Working with Type: we've looked at four behavioral preferences in quite a bit of detail. On by now, you'll have some clarity around your preference. For each of the behavioral preferences, Some preferences may be clearer than others. Some you may not be sure off a tall, but working through the exercise will give you an opportunity to find out more about your preferences and to determine what your preferences for each of the scale zone where your preference lies. Each preference is allocated a letter the letters build up into one of 16 times. Here we have a type table on this looks at the proportion of each type within a general population, and this is a general western population. The population in your country may differ, but it's not gonna be a big difference. As you can see, some types are more common than others, and some are quite rare. Your behavioral type will lead you to certain tendencies and characteristics and behaviors . More information is given to you within the exercise sheet around your particular type. More information is available, and you can certainly search for more information on the Internet. Understanding of type helps you to make sense of who you are in the world. It helps you to learn about yourself. It helps with your understanding of where you fit in a framework that describes personality differences in positive and constructive ways. Understanding of type helps you to appreciate differences between people important differences and understand how different types could work together in complementary ways. Applying this knowledge will help you to value diversity. Another people. It will help to improve working relationships. It will help you to develop your leadership style, to improve communication, to improve problem solving strategies, and it will help you to manage change. Why is it important to consider behavioral preferences? And why is it important to consider working with type in summary understanding behavioral preferences, yours and those of other people will help you with self awareness. It will help you to identify what your strengths are. It will help you to identify any of your blind spots. Working with type will help with your personal and professional development. It will help you to maximize your potential. Working with type will help you to understand yourself better on other people. It will help you to appreciate their preferences, how their preferences play out on the gifts that this gives them. Understanding type will help you to build relationships through better communication on better teamwork. Working with type could be used in any situation in which you need to understand yourself, and you need to understand other people. Finally, it's important to look at some rules about working with time. Life tends to support our preferences. It makes us even more suspicious, more distrustful off our non preferences. The preference is that we are least comfortable with any strength. Overplayed becomes a liability. It can become a weakness. Type is only a theory. It takes riel life to validate. Its type is only an explanation. It's never an excuse. Oh, I don't think logically because I've got a feeling preference. No, it's not an excuse. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. So the whole off your preference is blended and working together is greater than each preference played out. On its own type is only one lens through which we can look a human personality. We've only looked at four behavioral preferences, their arm or there are other ways of looking at personality. There are measures of traits there are measures of behavior to be effective, you've got to look at yourself first and then you can start applying it to others. This is why it's important in making sense of who you are in the world type is easier said , or it's easier to think about type than actually working with it. Don't blame everything on your opposite time. Easy to do, but it's an excuse and finally type can't solve everything. 9. Putting People in Boxes: you've seen the type table before. Thesis implicit E of the 16 cell structure is an effective way for people to discuss differences safely, a reminder that much of other people's apparently annoying behavior is not necessarily attributable to their doing those things on purpose but because their minds possibly also their brains, function differently. Working with type is often criticized for putting people in boxes. This is one of the problems that could emerge with personality tests. Labels could be applied to people that limit their ability to do things that fall outside of their type preferences. People can be boxed in and refused to be let out, however, remember that we can use all of the preferences. Some are better developed, an easier to use than others. We adapt the use of our preferences according to a variety of factors, and so effectively can become any type. Your best fit type is the type that you are most comfortable with. Consider the cell structure off the 16 types as being like rooms in a house. You'll visit all of the rooms at sometime, and you'll spend more time in some rooms than in others. Your best fit type room is the room that you feel most comfortable in. You can relax and you can be yourself. It's the room that you spend most time in, and it's where people will look when they want to find you. Let's have a look at another example that will help with your understanding. Here are the numbers Want 45? Your task is to find all the numbers in order, starting from one, then two, then three and so on. All the way through 45. I'll give you sometimes. Try this now and see how far you get. It's quite difficult, isn't it? Some numbers really stand out, and some are quite difficult to see. You may not have found all of them, but hopefully you'll have made some progress. By applying a framework over the numbers, the exercise becomes much easier to do. You can see where the numbers are in relation to each other. Now that you understand the system, try the exercise again without the framework and see how far you get. This time, you should be able to make much better progress and count up to 45 relatively quickly. Each number remains individual, but it's related to the others in some way. Once you know what the partner is, you will be able to notice certain groupings. All the numbers on the right hand side could be easily divided by three. What's this got to do with personality types? By applying a framework to our knowledge of preferences and type, it becomes easier to recognize patterns and groupings. This helps with our understanding and makes things much clearer around some of the relationships. A good practitioner is not looking to place people into a box by any means, but to use this as a starting point to explore how the preferences and how behaviors air expressed. 10. Behavioural Preferences Review: within this module. We've looked at four behavioral preferences. We've looked at how you get your energy. We've looked at how you see the world and how you taken information. We've looked at how you process this information on. We've looked at how you orientate your life. We've looked at how all these preferences blend together and give you a behavioral type. We've analyzed your personal style, Aunt, how this influence is your behavior on how this gives you certain strengths. I hope it's given you an appreciation of how the preferences influence interactions where the other people, so that you can recognize some of the strengths in other people. This module will help you to make sense of who you are in the world by looking out and working with type. And the exercise is being designed to give you a lot more information. We started working through the exercises we've gone through the module on. I hope you'll carry on with the exercise just to find out a little bit more about your type about the strengths it gives you and how you can use your type much more effectively. As ever. I'm here to help you as you're working through the exercise toe work with you, aunt, to answer any questions that you may have. So I hope you enjoyed this module. I hope you enjoy the exercise on. I hope you enjoy working with type.