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Saturday, November 1, 2008

The reason I coach actors


I just retook a Jung/Myers-Briggs style personality test, and came up an ENFJ, as usual. My specific type is named the “Idealist Teacher” and those of you who know me know that this is a PERFECT description of me... (Learn more about my type at this website.) Here is an excerpt from the findings...

"Even more than the other Idealists, Teachers (around two percent of the population) have a natural talent for leading students or trainees toward learning, or as Idealists like to think of it, they are capable of calling forth each learner's potentials. Perhaps their greatest strength lies in their belief in their students. Teachers look for the best in their students, and communicate clearly that each one has untold potential, and this confidence can inspire their students to grow and develop more than they ever thought possible...

In whatever field they choose, Teachers consider people their highest priority, and they instinctively communicate personal concern and a willingness to become involved. Warmly outgoing, and perhaps the most expressive of all the types, Teachers are remarkably good with language, especially when communicating in speech, face to face. And they do not hesitate to speak out and let their feelings be known. Bubbling with enthusiasm, Teachers will voice their passions with dramatic flourish..."


So... What’s your type?

2 COMMENTS - Click to READ:

Jen said...

http://www.personalitypage.com/ENFP.html

Erin C. said...

Very interesting! =)

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