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  • Aptitudes and Orientations
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Chapter Overview Lesson 1: Aptitudes and Orientations Lesson 2: Career Paths Lesson 3: Educational Paths
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Lesson Overview Personality types of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) What the MBTI says about leadership styles and work environments Career paths based on your MBTI personality type
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Quick Write How would you describe your personality: How do you think? How do you interact with other people? How do you solve problems? What kind of leader are you? How might an understanding of your personality type help you make a good career choicein the Air Force, the military, or elsewhere?
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Personality Types of the MBTI Have you ever wanted to learn more about your personality and better understand how it affects your life? Educators and professionals use the MBTI The MBTI identifies personality preferences matches you with good career choices
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 What Are Personality Preferences? Ways you like to think and behave Define what makes you unique Most people are either right-handed or left-handed They have a preference to use one hand over the other whats your preference? You have many facets to your personality You use them all, but you have a natural inclination for certain ways of thinking and behaving Theyre part of what makes you YOU
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Advantages of Knowing Your Personality Type Understand how you learn best Gain insight into your leadership style Enhance your career choices Engineering Medicine Public Affairs Photo courtesy of Comstock Images
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Four Basic Questions of the MBTI 1.Where do you prefer to direct your energy? 2.How do you prefer to process information? 3.How do you prefer to make decisions? 4.How do you prefer to organize you life?
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Directing Your Energy Extraversion versus Introversion Extraverted people: Act first and think later Feel deprived if cut off from interaction with the outside world Are open to and motivated by people and things Have a wide variety of friends from different backgrounds
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Directing Your Energy Extraversion versus Introversion Introverted people: Think before acting Periodically need some private time to think things through Are motivated by internal, rather than external, factors Prefer one-on-one communication and relationships
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Processing Information Intuition versus Sensing Sensing people: Pay more attention to the present than to the future Use common sense to create practical solutions Are able to recall facts and events in detail Make decisions on the basis of experience Like clear and concrete information; dislike having to guess
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Processing Information Intuition versus Sensing Intuitive people: Spend more time than most people thinking about the future Are imaginative and like to create new possibilities Find it easy to see patterns and connections Make decisions on the basis of theoretical understanding Are comfortable with uncertainty and with having to guess
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Making Decisions Thinking versus Feeling Thinking people: Search for fact and use logic when they must make a decision Notice tasks and work to be accomplished Find it easy to provide an objective analysis Accept conflict as a natural part of life
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Making Decisions Thinking versus Feeling Feeling people: Rely on personal feeling rather than on rules Are sensitive to peoples needs and reactions Are consensus builders; try to find common ground Are upset by conflict
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Organizing Your Life Judgment versus Perception People who prefer judgment : Plan as many details as possible before acting Are task oriented; prefer to complete one part of a project before moving on Use targets, dates, and routines to manage their lives
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Organizing Your Life Judgment versus Perception People who prefer perception: Are comfortable acting without a plan or planning on the go Like to do many things at once; to mix work and play Work best when deadlines are close Avoid making commitment that interfere with flexibility, freedom, and variety
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 MBTI Type Overview Chart ISTJISFJINFJINTJ ISTPISFPINFPINTP ESTJESFJENFJENTJ ESTPESFPENFPENTP
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Connect MBTI to Reality In the table on the previous slide: Which letter combination describes you best? Maybe its ENFP or INTP Look at the leadership styles and work environment that would be best for you Do you agree or disagree? Which describes you least?
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Career Paths Each of the 16 personality types tends to be attracted to certain careers Study Table 2.2 in your text to see what kind of career matches your MBTI type Do any of the ones listed interest you? Journalist courtesy of Photos.com Journalism Graphic courtesy of Clipart.com
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Remember... Theres no guarantee that these careers are appropriate for you Know what is important to you The MBTI is a tool to help you do that Once you understand what you truly value, you can pick a rewarding career! Photo courtesy of Cliparrt.com
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Keep in Mind You may face lots of pressure from family, friends, and others about your career choice Most people pursue several careers in a lifetime Photos and graphics courtesy of Clipart.com
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Review The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is used to determine personality preferences: Extraversion versus Introversion Sensing versus Intuition Thinking versus Feeling Judging versus Perceiving
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Review MBTI makes connections between personality types and good career choices It helps you understand leadership styles and work environments
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Summary Personality types of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) What the MBTI says about leadership styles and work environments Career paths based on your MBTI personality type
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  • Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Next Today weve learned about the Myers- Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Next well learn about pursuing a technically oriented career path Photo courtesy of Clipart.com

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