LARRY JOSEPH BILLINGER II M.B.A.
The following information is taken from three major personality surveys. The first is the Big 5, second is the Dimensions of National Culture, and the third is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
Openness to Experience/Intellect - You are somewhat conventional.
Low scorers tend to be conventional, down to earth, narrow interests, uncreative.
Conscientiousness - You are very well-organized, and can be relied upon
High scorers tend to be reliable, well-organized, self-disciplined, careful.
Extraversion - You are extremely outgoing, social, and energetic.
High scorers tend to be sociable, friendly, fun loving, talkative.
Agreeableness - You tend to consider the feelings of others.
High scorers tend to be good natured, sympathetic, forgiving, courteous.
Neuroticism - You probably remain calm, even in tense situations.
Low scorers tend to be calm, relaxed, secure, hardy.
In all likelihood:
There is a fair chance that:
There is a small chance that:
NFJ PERSONALITY (“THE PROTAGONIST”)
ENFJs are natural-born leaders, full of passion and charisma. Forming around two percent of the population, they are oftentimes our politicians, our coaches and our teachers, reaching out and inspiring others to achieve and to do good in the world. With a natural confidence that begets influence, ENFJs take a great deal of pride and joy in guiding others to work together to improve themselves and their community.
ENFJ IN THE WORKPLACE
People with the ENFJ personality type are intelligent, warm, idealistic, charismatic, creative, social... With this wind at their backs, ENFJs are able to thrive in many diverse roles, at any level of seniority. Moreover, they are simply likable people, and this quality propels them to success wherever they have a chance to work with others.
As subordinates, ENFJs will often underestimate themselves – nevertheless, they quickly make an impression on their managers. Quick learners and excellent multitaskers, people with the ENFJ personality type are able to take on multiple responsibilities with competence and good cheer. ENFJs are hardworking, reliable and eager to help – but this can all be a double-edged sword, as some managers will take advantage of ENFJs’ excellent quality of character by making too many requests and overburdening their ENFJ subordinates with extra work. ENFJs are conflict-averse and try to avoid unnecessary criticism, and in all likelihood will accept these extra tasks in an attempt to maintain a positive impression and frictionless environment.
As colleagues, ENFJs’ desire to assist and cooperate is even more evident as they draw their coworkers into teams where everyone can feel comfortable expressing their opinions and suggestions, working together to develop win-win situations that get the job done. ENFJs’ tolerance, open-mindedness and easy sociability make it easy for them to relate to their colleagues, but also make it perhaps a little too easy for their colleagues to shift their problems onto ENFJs’ plates. Being Diplomats, people with the ENFJ personality type are sensitive to the needs of others, and their role as a social nexus means that problems inevitably find their way to ENFJs’ doorsteps, where colleagues will find a willing, if overburdened, associate.
While perfectly capable as subordinates and colleagues, ENFJs’ true calling, where their capacity for insightful and inspiring communication and sensitivity to the needs of others really shows, is in managing teams. As managers, ENFJs combine their skill in recognizing individual motivations with their natural charisma to not only push their teams and projects forward, but to make their teams want to push forward. They may sometimes stoop to manipulation, the alternative often being a more direct confrontation, but ENFJs’ end goal is always to get done what they set out to do in a way that leaves everyone involved satisfied with their roles and the results they achieved together.