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Myers-Briggs Types Indicator Report on Impact on Others

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1 European edition Report prepared for ANNA-LENA AL-HARBI January 24th 2013 Interpreted by Gretchen O. Holmes AKRX OPP Ltd +44 (0) Myers-Briggs type indicator Copyright 2014, Peter B. Myers and Katharine D. Myers. All rights reserved. With the exception of the use of the electronic rating service of OPP Ltd. This publication may not be reproduced, transmitted in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or via any other medium or by any other means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written consent of CPP Inc. This publication may not be resold, rented, loaned, exchanged, passed on or otherwise disclosed to third parties. Neither the buyer nor any individual test user employed by or otherwise under contract with the buyer may act as a broker, sales channel or warehouse keeper for this publication. Distributed under license from the publisher, CPP, Inc., USA. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, MBTI, Myers-Briggs, and the MBTI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Myers & Briggs Foundation in the United States and other countries. The CPP logo is a trademark or registered trademark of CPP, Inc.

2 Page 2 Introduction Your MBTI - is designed to help you use your MBTI results to better understand yourself and others and to improve interactions in your daily life and at work. The MBTI is based on the work of Carl Jung and was developed by Isabel Briggs Myers and Katharine Briggs to identify 16 different personalities that help explain the differences with which people receive information and use it as a basis for decision-making. Your report will tell you in which ways your personality type differs from the other types and how it influences the way you perceive, communicate and interact. This report can help you in the following ways: Improve communication and teamwork as you become more aware of the personality differences you perceive in others More effective cooperation with others who approach problems and decisions completely differently from you More conscious and more effective control of your work environment and your personal relationships Recording your own preferences for learning and work environments and the activities and work that you like best. Dealing more successfully with the daily conflicts and stressful situations that can arise in work and other everyday life. When reading your report, keep in mind that the personality type is a non-judgmental system that deals with the strengths and virtues of individuals. All preferences and personality types are equally valuable and useful. The MBTI is based on over 70 years of research, which supports its informative value and validity. It has been used by millions of people around the world to gain insight into the normal and healthy differences that can be observed in everyday behavior, and to open up opportunities for growth and development. How your MBTI is structured - What are preferences? The MBTI Preferences Which Type Are You? Summary of Your MBTI Results Reviewing Your MBTI Type Using Your MBTI Results to Improve Your Impact on Others Your Work Style Your Communication Style Your Style As A Team Member Your Decision Making Style Your Leadership Your Conflict Style How Does Stress Affect You? Your approach to change

3 page 3 What are preferences? The MBTI lists preferences in four categories, with each category consisting of two opposing poles. The following exercise aims to clarify the concept of preferences. Write your name on the line below as you are used to. Now write your name with the other hand. How would you describe the experience of signing with your preferred hand? And with the other hand? Most people who try this will immediately notice a number of differences: Preferred hand feels natural Didn't think about it Effortless and simple Looks neat, legible, and grown-up Non-preferred hand doesn't feel natural Had to concentrate while doing it Weird and clumsy Looks like a child's. The terms you and others have used to describe preference for one hand illustrate the theory of preference in the MBTI: you can use both hands if necessary, and you regularly use both hands. However, for writing, one hand is natural and confident, while the other hand takes effort and feels strange. We can develop certain skills using the non-preferred hand, but imagine how difficult it would be to use it exclusively on a work or school day. Similarly, we all have a natural preference for one of the two poles of each of these four MBTI categories. We use the two poles at different times, but not both at once and not with the same confidence. When we use our preferred methods, we are usually in our element and feel the most competent, natural and energetic. The MBTI preferences highlight the differences in people that result from: what they like to focus their attention on and where they get their energy from (extraversion or introversion) the preferred way of receiving information (sensation or intuition) the preferred way and way of making decisions (thinking or feeling) The preferred way of dealing with the outside world (judging or perceiving) There is no right or wrong to these preferences. All stand for normal and valuable human behavior. For our preferences in these areas, we develop what Jung and Myers call a psychological type: an underlying personality pattern that results from the dynamic interaction of four preferences, environmental influences and our own decisions. People tend to develop behaviors, skills and attitudes according to their type. Types other than you are likely to be different from you in many ways. Each type represents a valuable and appropriate way of being. Each has their individual potential strengths and likely blind spots.

4 Page 4 The MBTI Preferences In the following charts, add one next to the preferences from each pair that best describes your natural way of doing things, that is, the way in which you don't play either role you normally play. What is your favorite place to focus your attention? Where do you get energy from? The E I Preference Pair Extraversion People who prefer extraversion tend to focus their attention on the outside world of people and activities. They direct their energy and attention outwards and draw energy from interacting with people and from actions. Characteristics of people who prefer extraversion: Focused on the outside world Prefer oral communication Developing ideas by talking them through Learning best by acting or discussing Have a wide range of interests Sociable and expressive Willingly take the initiative in working life and in relationships Introversion People who are more likely to Introversion tend to like to focus on their own world of ideas and experiences. They direct their energy and attention inward and draw energy from reflecting on their thoughts, memories and feelings. Characteristics of people with a tendency to introversion: Concentrated on the inner life Prefer written communication Developing ideas through reflection Learning best through reflection, mental exercise Focusing strongly on one's own interests Maintaining privacy and giving oneself cautious Take the initiative when the situation arises or the problem seems very important How do you prefer to receive information? The S N preference pair Feeling People who tend to feel like to perceive information about real and tangible events, i.e. what actually happens. They observe the details of what is happening around them and are particularly focused on practical realities. Characteristics of people who tend to feel: Oriented to current realities Objective and concrete Concentrate on real and actual circumstances Take note of details and remember them Work carefully and thoroughly on conclusions Capture ideas and theories through practical implementation Trust in experience Intuition People, those who tend to act on intuition like to take in information by looking at the big picture and focusing on the relationships and connections of facts. You want to understand patterns and are particularly focused on discovering new possibilities. Characteristics of people with a tendency to intuition: Aligned to future possibilities Imaginative and verbally creative Focused on patterns and meanings in the data Recall details when they are related to patterns Quickly draw conclusions, follow feelings Want to have clarity about ideas and feelings Theories instill confidence of inspiration before they are put into practice

5 Page 5 How do you make decisions? The T F Preference Pair Thinking People who tend to think in decision-making processes like to deal with the logical consequences of a decision or action. You want to mentally withdraw from the situation and objectively examine the pros and cons. They draw their energy from criticizing and analyzing in order to identify the problems with a situation and ultimately to be able to solve the problem. Your goal is a standard or principle that can be applied to any comparable situation. Characteristics of people who have a tendency to think: Analytical use of cause and effect-based arguments. Solving problems with logic. Finding an objective standard for the truth. Established. Can be relentless. Fair, want equal treatment for all feelings Prefer decision-making processes, like to consider what is important to them and the other parties involved. They put themselves mentally in the position to identify with everyone and consequently to be able to make decisions based on their values ​​regarding the appreciation of others. They get their energy from the appreciation and support of others and look for assets that they can highlight. Their goal is to create harmony and to treat each and every one as a unique individual. Characteristics of people who tend to feel: Empathic Orientation towards personal values ​​Dealing with the effects of decisions on others Striving for harmony and positive communication Compassionate Can act tenderly Fair, would like everyone to be treated as individuals How do you deal with the outside world around? The JP preference pair judging People who use their judgment process in the outside world like to live in planned and structured relationships and try to regulate and organize their lives. You'd like to make decisions, get to a close, and then move on to the next step. Their lives are usually structured and organized, and they love it when things are organized. It is very important for them to stick to a plan and schedule, and they get their energy from getting things done. Characteristics of people who tend to judge: Planned, organized life, systematic, methodical, creation of short- and long-term plans, would like to know things decidedly, try to avoid stress at the last minute, perceive people who use their perceptual process in the outside world, like to live flexibly and spontaneously and try to experience and understand their life instead of controlling it. They find detailed plans and final decisions limiting. They like to stay open to new information and last minute options. Their ingenuity in adapting to the demands of the moment gives them energy. Characteristics of people who tend to perceive: Spontaneous Flexible Casual Open in all directions Adjust, change direction Prefer open and changeable aspects Feel energized at the last minute by stressful situations

6 Page 6 What type are you? The first step in determining your type is collating the preferences you have chosen while listening to an explanation or reading about the preferences described in this report. The MBTI uses letters to represent preferences so that you can determine your MBTI type by combining the letters for the preferences selected on the previous pages. For example: ISTJ = people who ... I draw energy from their inner life and pay attention to their inner life S prefer real and factual information T use logical analysis in decision-making J prefer a structured and planned life A person with opposing preferences for all four Couples would be an ENFP guy. ENFP = people who ... E draw energy from the outside world with their people and activities N like to recognize patterns and connections (the big picture) F to be guided by their personal values ​​when making decisions P prefer a flexible, adaptable way of life There are 16 different combinations of MBTI preferences possible, resulting in 16 different personality patterns. Your type based on your self-assessment Your initial self-assessment of your type based on the preferences you selected: Your type according to the report Your MBTI results reflect the preferences that you indicated when you filled out the MBTI questionnaire. You can see these results on the next page. Your MBTI type as reported: Your MBTI report also includes a number with each letter. This number indicates how consistently you chose this preference instead of its opposite when answering the questions. The numbers don't tell you how far a preference has evolved or how well you're using it.

7 Page 7 Summary of your MBTI results Your MBTI type according to the report results from your answers in the MBTI questionnaire. Since each of the preferences can be represented by a letter, a code consisting of four letters is used as an abbreviation for the type specification. Combining the eight preferences in all possible ways results in 16 types. Your MBTI type as reported is listed below. Your results are shown graphically in the bar chart below. The longer the bar, the more certain you can be of your preference. Uniqueness of the determined preferences: ISFJ Extraversion E Feeling S Thinking T Very clear Clearly Moderate Low Low Slightly clear Very clear I Introversion N Intuition F Feel Judge JP Perceive Preference value Introversion 5 Feel 13 Feel 19 Judge 19 Since MBTI results for a variety of influences such . B. are subject to professional and family requirements as well as other factors, they must be verified individually. If the type you determined doesn't seem to fit, you'll want to determine the type that best describes you. Your MBTI expert can help you with this process.

8 Page 8 Checking Your MBTI Type The MBTI instrument is one of the most reliable and informative inventories of your personality, but no psychometric instrument is perfect. Therefore, we classify the results from the questionnaire as the best possible assessment of your psychological type based on your answers. Your self-assessment when getting to know the preference definitions is a further estimate. Most people find their MBTI results accurate, but it is by no means uncommon for the type you assess and the MBTI results you have seen to differ in one or more preferences. Your task now is to review and clarify the type that suits you best: the four-letter combination that best describes how you normally behave. Read the excerpts for the 16 types on the following page to confirm your four-digit type code, then write it down below. The Type That Will Suit You Most: Using Your MBTI Results to Improve Your Impact on Others The remainder of the report contains information to help you see the effects of your personality type on key areas of life. It highlights the influence of your type on the way you work, communicate and interact, how you make decisions and how you lead others, and how you deal with conflict, stress and change. The report contains opportunities to develop and strengthen your awareness and effectiveness.

9 Page 9 Excerpts from the 16 types of sensation types Intuitive types Introversion ISTJ Quiet, serious, successful through thoroughness and reliability. Practical, factual, realistic and responsible. Make logical decisions about what to do and work towards it continuously, regardless of any disruptions. Enjoy keeping everything neat and organized (the workplace, home, life in general). Value traditions and loyalty. ISTP Tolerant and flexible, calm observer until a problem arises, then act quickly to find working solutions. Analyze what makes things work and be ready to sift through a large amount of data to isolate the core of practical problems. Interested in cause and effect, organize facts according to logical principles, pay attention to intrinsic value and efficiency. ISFJ Calm, friendly, responsible and conscientious. Always endeavored to fulfill the obligations. Thorough, meticulous and precise. Loyal, accommodating, perceive and remember details in the people who are important to them, worry about the feelings of others. Strive for a neat and harmonious environment at work and at home. ISFP Quiet, friendly, sensitive and amiable. Enjoy the moment, the events around you. Need their own space and like to work within their own time frame. Loyal and connected to the values ​​and people who are important to them. Suffer from disagreements and conflicts, do not impose your own opinions or values ​​on others. INFJ Looking for meaning and connections in ideas, relationships and material goods. Want to understand what motivates people and show understanding for others. Conscientious and true to fixed values. Develop a clear idea of ​​how best to serve the common good. Organized and decided in the implementation of your own vision. INFP Idealistic, loyal and connected to the values ​​and people that are important to them. Want a life that is in line with their own values. Curious, recognize possibilities quickly and can act as a catalyst for the implementation of ideas. Strive to understand others and help them reach their full potential. Adaptable, flexible and accepting, unless a value is threatened. INTJ Have original thoughts and a strong driving force for implementing ideas and achieving goals. Quickly recognize patterns in external events and develop long-term explanatory perspectives. Organize accepted orders or execute them. Skeptical and independent, they have high competence and performance requirements for themselves and others. INTP Trying to find logical explanations for everything that is of interest. Theoretical and abstract, more interested in ideas than social interaction. Calm, reserved, flexible and adaptable. Have unusual ability to focus in detail on problem solving in areas of interest. Skeptical, sometimes critical, always analytical. Extraversion ESTP Flexible and tolerant, take a pragmatic approach with a focus on immediate results. Theories and conceptual explanations are boring. There is a desire for specific action to solve problems. Focused on the here and now, spontaneously, enjoying every moment of activity with others. Enjoy material comfort and style. The best way to learn is by doing something. ESTJ Practical, realistic, factual. Determined, move quickly to implementing decisions. Organizing projects and people to get things done, focus on getting results in the most efficient way. Take care of routine details. Have a clear set of logical standards, follow them systematically and expect others to do the same. Energetic in implementing plans. ESFP Sociable, friendly and accepting. Love life, people and material comfort above all else. Enjoy working with others to move things forward. Bring common sense and a realistic approach to work, and make work fun. Flexible and spontaneous, willingly adapt to new people and environments. The best way to learn is to try a new skill with others. ESFJ Warm, conscientious and cooperative. If you want harmony in your environment, work with determination to develop it. Enjoy working with others to complete tasks accurately and on time. Loyal, take care of minor matters. Realize what others need in their daily life and try to provide it. Want to be valued for personality and contribution. ENFP Truly enthusiastic and full of ideas. See life as the potential of great opportunities. Establish links between events and information very quickly and continue confidently on the basis of the observed patterns. Would like a lot of information from others and would like to express appreciation or provide support. Spontaneous and flexible, often relying on the ability to improvise and on your own eloquence. ENFJ Warm, empathetic, approachable and responsible. Strongly focused on the feelings, needs, and motivations of others. Finding potential in everyone, would like to support others in reaching their full potential. Can serve as a catalyst for individual and group growth. Loyal, open to praise and criticism. Sociable, encouraging others in groups and demonstrating motivational leadership skills. ENTP Fast, brilliant, motivating, attentive and frank. Imaginative in solving new and challenging problems. Skilled at developing possibilities and then analyzing them strategically. Understand others well. Get bored with routine, rarely do the same thing straight away, quickly switch from one new interest to the next. ENTJ Direct, determined, willingly take on leadership roles. Recognize illogical and inefficient procedures and guidelines quickly, develop and implement comprehensive systems to solve organizational problems. Like to formulate long-term plans and set goals. Are usually well-informed, well-read, like to expand their own knowledge and pass it on to others. Energetic in presenting ideas.

10 Page 10 Your working style The following descriptions for your type are related to your preferences with regard to work contexts and behavior. As you read this information, keep in mind that the MBTI is used to determine preferences, not skills or knowledge. There are no good or bad types for any role in an organization. Everyone has something to offer and something to learn that will improve their contribution. ISTJ ISFJ INFJ INTJ ISTP ISFP INFP INTP ESTP ESFP ENFP ENTP ESTJ ESFJ ENFJ ENTJ ISFJ Work Style Characteristics ISFJ people are compassionate, loyal, accommodating, and kind, and do not shy away from difficulty in helping those in need. They enjoy providing behind-the-scenes support and encouragement. While the following items typically describe ISFJ people, some may not apply to you exactly due to individual differences within each type. Protective Detailed Patient Accurate Dedicated Courteous Loyal Organized Practical Quiet Traditionally Responsible Contributing to the Company Considering the Practical Needs of Each Person Applying persistence in carrying out organizational goals Are patient, even meticulous, and responsible with details and routine Going out of the way to serve others Have things ready in the right place at the right time. Problem-solving approach Want to rely fully on the facts, especially those applicable to people and values. Might need to consider what is logical and seek more possibilities and other meanings for best results search

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12 Page 12 Your Communication Style The information listed below for your type describes how you tend to communicate. They are designed to help you recognize your natural communication style and its effects on others, in order to enable you to act more effectively in your professional and private life.

13 Page 13 Communication Tips The following are some strategies to help you adapt your natural way of communicating so that you can cope with different personality types. Potential Blind Spots Your desire to help others can lead to overlooking your own needs. Your focus on maintaining harmony can help you avoid awkward interpersonal conflict and take it personally when someone disagrees with you. You may not realize that communicating too many details can be overwhelming for some people. Your focus on the people currently affected by a problem can make it difficult for you to see the wider, future implications. If you utter other thoughts that seem unfair, you may feel hurt and attacked and then miss out on important and potentially valuable thoughts or information. Your striving to stick to the plan may lead you to reject new opportunities and methods. You may find that others don't see what you have accomplished. Others may underestimate your performance. Suggested Actions Express your needs to others and say no if you find it unrealistic to take on additional tasks. Learn to express yourself directly. Present your point of view in a logical and understandable way, and be careful not to take feedback personally. As you share information with others, be sure to summarize it and relate it to the bigger picture. Use your natural strengths to clearly define what works well and broaden your perspective to see long-term improvements for processes and people. Stay open and listen to other points of view without judgment. Use active listening skills to show that you are thinking about what others are saying and making an effort to understand, rather than just reacting to situations from a personal point of view. Develop long-suffering for disruptions and changes to plans. Be open to new ideas. Don't hesitate to try something if it is suggested. Share your successes with others. It is important to promote your perspective and thoughts. Otherwise, you will miss out on opportunities or deserved recognition. Suggestions for Developing Your Communication Style Determine which of the blind spots listed above best describe your behavior when communicating or interacting in the workplace. Ask yourself whether these behaviors limit your ability to perform. If so, try the recommended actions and ask someone you trust to track your progress.

14 Page 14 Your style as a team member Based on your MBTI results you can better understand how you prefer to work in teams and improve the quality of your interaction in the team. Use this information to gain insight into your strengths as a team member, your potential challenges, and your opportunities to improve your contributions to the team in various areas of work and life. Your strengths as a team member Bring all relevant facts into the team discussion Set clear, tangible and realistic goals Remind the team about what has worked so far and what has not Set realistic deadlines and milestones Use known procedures so that the team does not have to reinvent the wheel use it to get the job done; Assign roles Consistently pursue and fulfill your own commitments Asking other team members for their opinion Consider how a team decision might affect others Listen to other opinions and strive for harmony Make decisions based on your values ​​Determine which step to take next in completing a task Suggestions to develop your contributions to the team. Determine which of these behaviors suit you and what effect they have. How can you make a positive contribution to team success with these behaviors? In the list above, mark the behaviors that you bring to the team. Are some of your natural strengths not showing up in a team? Think about how you will use your strengths to help the teams you are part of achieve their goals.

15 Ask yourself whether these behaviors limit your ability to perform as a team. If so, try the recommended actions and ask a team member you trust to track your progress.

16 Page 16 Your decision-making style The following information should help you to recognize the effects of your personal preferences on your decision-making style. Remember that all personality types and decision-making styles are equal and no type can be characterized as the best decision-maker. Use this information to learn about your natural style and to develop strategies to help you and your group make more successful and comprehensive decisions. ISTJ ISFJ INFJ INTJ ISTP ISFP INFP INTP ESTP ESFP ENFP ENTP ESTJ ESFJ ENFJ ENTJ ISFJ Decision-making characteristics ISFJ people are conscientious, loyal, and dedicated. You feel comfortable when roles and responsibilities are clearly defined. They take care of the specific and practical needs of the people concerned and rely on familiar and proven methods. They strive for stability and harmony and expect others to show commitment and put their own interests aside so that a task at hand is done. When making decisions, ISFJ people often ask: What is the most conscientious solution? Hirsh and Sandra Krebs Hirsh, Introduction to Type and Teams, 2nd edition (Mountain View, CA: CPP, Inc., 2003), p. 11.

17Acknowledge that some things cannot be foreseen or planned. Be Open-minded Options can only be assessed properly after researching them beforehand. Acknowledge that discussions can provide appropriate alternatives. Acknowledge that some things remain open at first and need to be resolved as events unfold. Note that people can only develop further if they know what to expect. Remember that some things cannot be coerced or are better off with others. Save energy by carefully looking after people and tasks so that everyone benefits. Try to think abstractly by looking at the results from a generalized point of view. Acknowledge that independent, objective analysis can shed light on cause and effect.

18 Page 18 Improving Your Decision-Making Skills When you understand the basic characteristics of personality types and apply them correctly, you can make better decisions. By using both sensation and intuition as well as both thinking and feeling preferences for assessing and making decisions based on that information before making a decision or solving a problem, you can ensure that all factors are taken into account. Without this balanced approach, you naturally tend to focus on your own preferences. You may miss the benefits and positive influences of the other preferences. According to Isabel Briggs Myers, decisions are best made when all four preferences are applied consciously and in a certain order: 1. Sensing to define the problem 2. Intuition to consider all possibilities 3. Thinking to to weigh the consequences of each course of action 4. Feel to weigh up the alternatives This sequence is represented by arrows on the following pages. Your preferences are highlighted graphically. Follow the steps and look for the related questions. After completing this process, you should be able to make a final decision and implement it. After implementation, remember to assess the results at an appropriate time by examining the facts, possibilities, effects and consequences.SENSE define the problem What are the facts? What have you or others done to solve this problem or a similar one? What worked or did not work? What resources are available to you? Intuition consider all possibilities What other possibilities are there? What does the data say? What connections are there with larger problems or other people? What theories can be used to solve such problems? Thinking Weighing Consequences What are the pros and cons of each alternative? What are the logical consequences of each alternative? What are the consequences if there is no decision and no action? How does each alternative affect other priorities? Is this alternative equally fair to all parties involved? FEEL Weigh alternatives How can the individual alternatives be reconciled with my values? To what extent are the people involved affected? To what extent do the individual alternatives contribute to harmony and positive interaction? How can I support the people concerned with this decision?

19 Page 19 Your management style The following information should help you to recognize the effects of your personal preferences on your management style. They include the presentation of the characteristics and challenges that are characteristic of your MBTI type as well as suggestions for your further development. Pointing the Direction Properties Consider the consequences of a situation, including the needs of others, before heading in any direction. Evaluate a situation based on collected data. Data provides a realistic basis for the direction to be taken Have a pragmatic view of what can be implemented effectively Given the resources and history of the company, assess how readily an instruction is likely to be accepted and implemented Challenges Having a difficult time analyzing a situation objectively because you focus too much on people's practical needs, appearing to be slow in making decisions and taking the initiative. This can be interpreted as a lack of self-esteem. Sometimes finding it difficult to develop plans and visions for the future based on concrete data about past performance. Have a strong desire that the planned direction is supported by the whole company. It can be difficult to follow a direction that is not supported by everyone, but that is exactly what it takes to induce others to follow Qualities Encourage others to do the tasks that best suit them Demonstrate a sense of the needs of others Do your part and expect the same from others. Build relationships that give rise to loyalty. Challenges Be discouraged by a lack of commitment and commitment from others in relation to goals. Reliance too heavily on structures and processes to keep others focused and motivated Not act as vigorously as the situation requires. Executives in higher positions often have to be more specific. Tend to exchange too little information with others. Others may need more information to keep up with and get involved

20 Page 20 Paths to Goal Characteristics Respecting traditions and others' tendencies towards habit and routine, building systems that meet these needs Emphasizing clear roles and responsibilities Creating orderly plans based on practical needs Balancing work and professional life in a way that others can easily imitate. Do work before deadlines to maintain that balance Challenges Act based on immediate needs and not focus on long-term priorities Not quickly realizing how previous practices limit creativity or innovation and being reluctant to abandon outdated practices Avoid confrontation. This can make constructive feedback and punctual execution difficult. Preferring to work quietly and unnoticed, and thereby missing the support and attention of management. Suggestions for developing your leadership style Delegate. Learn how to delegate efficiently. Help others when they are stuck in a dead end instead of taking away the assigned tasks. Long-term planning. Try to make a long-term assessment of the future using your industry knowledge as a baseline.

21 Page 21 Your Conflict Style Your MBTI results indicate how you typically deal with conflicts. Being aware of your type and natural style can help you approach, communicate and solve problems more effectively and empathetically in conflict situations. ISTJ ISFJ INFJ INTJ ISTP ISFP INFP INTP ESTP ESFP ENFP ENTP ESTJ ESFJ ENFJ ENTJ ISFJ Characteristics of the conflict style ISFJ people are generally good at empathizing with people and their emotions and closely follow the development of conflict situations. You will naturally strive to establish or restore a harmonious state and hope that the conflict will not result in long-term negative feelings. Often they put their own needs in the background in order to satisfy others or to promote the greater good, unless the conflict is about something that is very important to them. Remember that it is impossible to please everyone all the time, and that interpersonal conflict is inevitable. Be aware that sometimes you have to ignore rules and structures in order to move forward. Step out of the shadows and make yourself known to others to influence your influence.