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What It’s Like Being an INTJ:
A Look inside the Life of an INTJ-er

Desirae Bennett

CSUMB
BUS 306 – S. KURTZ

Introduction
After completing the Myers-Briggs Personality Type questions and totaling the points, I discovered that my personality type is Introverted, Intuitive, Thinking and Judging (INTJ). There are common key traits that are associated with people who have an INTJ personality. These traits have certain assets and hindrances when they are placed on teams; these traits would greatly benefit the team while other traits might cause problems for the team. The traits of an INTJ could also prove to be beneficial or a nuisance when a person is in a managerial role. Lastly, there are certain personality areas that I feel I should work on in order to develop a more well-rounded personality. Key Traits of INTJ

There are many traits associated with the INTJ personality, nearly all of which I can relate to. A person with an INTJ personality is known as the scientist, or the mastermind. INTJs hold high standards in regards to intelligence, knowledge and competence (BSM Consulting, Inc., n.d.). The introverted part of the personality means that INTJs internally process information and share inner thoughts with the few people they trust (INTJ, n.d.). As with most scientists, INTJs spend a lot of time inside their own minds, channeling ideas into useful languages for others to follow (BSM Consulting, Inc., n.d.). With an insight into the “big picture”, INTJs are capable of accomplishing great things. One of the core personality traits of an INTJ is the way that we make sense of things; contemplating connections and making sense of patterns in order to understand problems (INTJ, n.d.).

How Might INTJ Help the Team
One way that my personality type will help my team is my preference to structure, order and organization. My organizational skills will help to keep the team from becoming to cluttered with information and my structure will help to...
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