Reading the book “Please Understand Me II” has helped me out tell about the person I really am. I am someone who really goes out of my way to try and please everyone and lend them a hand. I like helping everyone out and involved with numerous volunteer functions. My resume displays numerous volunteer functions from coaching basketball to church functions.
I think as guardians we can have a lot of fun with our friends, but we are quite serious about their duties and responsibilities. I take pride in being dependable and trustworthy; if there is a job to be done. I have never understood how people can always show up late to work and not take pride in their job. I am someone who is always going to show up early for anything if it’s a job, volunteer work, or just hanging out friends for a party.
I also believe in law and order, and sometimes worry that respect for authority, even a fundamental sense of right and wrong, am being lost. Perhaps this is why Guardians like I honor customs and traditions so strongly-we are familiar patterns that help bring stability to our modern, fast-paced world. Practical and down-to-earth, Guardians believe in following the rules and cooperating with others. They are not very comfortable winging it or blazing new trails; working steadily within the system is the Guardian way, for in the long run loyalty, discipline, and teamwork gets the job done right.
As a Guardian we make up as much as 40 to 45 percent of the population, and a good thing, because we usually end up doing all the indispensable but thankless jobs everyone else takes for granted. My natural traits are those that employers have traditionally valued- and that successful companies still respect. I am responsible and loyal to an organization once I signed
on. In any environment, including my work place, I am usually focused on making people happy and facilitating...
Keirsey, David. (1998): Please Understand Me II. Del Mar, California: Prometheus Nemesis Book Company
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