A person’s characteristic’s and the quality of those characteristics is the makings of what would be considered as someone’s personality. Each individual is born with a personality of their own that is distinctive to them even if they have a similar personality or kindred ship with individuals of their likeness. There are many characteristic’s in an individual that could possibly make up what would be considered or categorized as their personalty. For instance, someone whom is always aggressive, argumentative, and angry could be consider to have a negative personality. Where as a person who is always light mannered, smiling, and laughing could be considered as an individual with positive personality traits.
Moreover, that is just scratching the surface when it comes to the many different traits and facets to even one individual’s personality. The personality is a very complex pattern of emotions mixed with actions within a human being. Some of the characteristics and traits are genetically bestowed upon us through our DNA make up, and some are acquired through environmental circumstance. In whatever way a person chooses to analyse or define a what a personality is and what it means to them, it is one thing that is for sure, that is that every individual has their own unique and distinct personality of their own.
Now that it has been measured the components that make up what is known as a personality, Let’s get into the different personality types. There are 16 personality types that have been broken down into categories that are know as high level description. According to Myers-Briggs Type Indicator there are two main emotional classifications that a person’s personality traits fall into. Extroversion (E), sensing (S), thinking (T), judgment (J) which is abbreviated ESTJ, and introversion (I), intuition (N), feeling (F), perception (P) which also has an abbreviations of INFP.
Under these two categories of INFP and ESTJ falls four sub categories in which it is considered to be the four permanent types of personalities. These four permanent personality types are Artisans, Idealist, Guardians, and Rationalist. Moreover, these four permanent types are further broken down within the sub categories to create what is considered as the 16 personality traits that are embodied by human beings. So, lets delve into exactly what these 4 sub categories are that creates what is called high levels of description in each category.
1) Artisans – Are individuals who usually take career paths in fields such as performers, composers, promoters and crafters. These individuals are found on the big screen as acclaimed actors, singers, musicians, composers, directors, producers, writers, publishers, and the list can truly go on and on. People who have the artistic ability to draw or create art in any form that is appealing to the masses will find themselves in this category.
2) Idealist – Are people who may be found to be a healer or nurturer such as doctors, nurses, and caregivers. They provide counsel and usually are found in places of volunteer and philanthropy work. Some of the most popular Idealist that can be found would be someone like Bill and Melinda Gates who have the largest charity globally with assets estimated in the billions. There efforts are to improve health care and decrease poverty in the United States as well as abroad.
3) Guardian – This person will usually supervise or oversee a situation. They can have an innate capability of being able to analyse and inspect. They make also feel a sense of wanting to protect. These individuals usually take a career paths in law enforcement, the court of law and politics. However, guardianship is not just limited to the judicial system. As guardianship is needed in all aspects of life, and usually entrepreneurs also claim a sense of guardianship as they have to manage and oversee their endeavors.
4) Rationalist – This person is usually a mastermind and an inventor of some sort. For instance, the great inventor Thomas Edison had to be able to rationalize to be able to materialize some of even today’s greatest inventions. Architects are considered to be rationalist because of their ability to formulate designs that are built into structures.
Each of the traits and characteristics within the four permanent personality types can be either INFP or ESTJ. Moreover, a person can honestly embodied a trait from each category depending on their capabilities, emotional, and environmental make up. No matter what a person’s specific personality is made up of, there is always a place in the world that can benefit from their talents and traits.