Michelle L. B
Liberty University Online
June 26, 2012
Introverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging (INFJ)
Like most people, I have always been curious as to my personality type and just how accurate a personality test would be. According to the Myers-Briggs Assessment (Jung Typology Test) (Jung & Myers, 1998-2012), my personality type is INFJ or Introverted Intuitive Feeling Judging. There are a total of sixteen personality types (Keirsey, n.d.). However, were my personal results accurate?
As an introverted intuitive personality, INFJs are for the most part quiet. They generally prefer to be around their few close personal friends or family than a large crowd of people. INFJs tend to act insightfully and spontaneously (Butt & Heiss, 2010). This portion of the functional analysis was very accurate. I do not function well in large crowds and avoid them when possible. I am very spontaneous in just about every aspect of my life, but always considered my insightfulness to be an annoying characteristic.
With extraverted feeling, INFJs often find themselves caught between the need to express their feelings and opinions to others and the consequences of doing so (Butt & Heiss, 2010). I do find myself wanting to express my feelings and opinions quite often. Fortunately, Proverbs 29:11 (NIV) which states Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end, is a constant reminder for me to keep quiet.
Overall, the resulting analysis was more accurate than not. It touched on areas of my personality that I was not consciously aware of. I believe it is a useful tool for businesses or anyone that wants to get to know their selves better. However, in some sections it became difficult to comprehend their meaning, but this does not affect the test’s usefulness and accuracy.
Butt, J., & Heiss, M. M. (2010). Introverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging. TypeLogic....