I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You: The Real Meaning of the Sixteen Personality Types
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Tracing the growth of the study of personality type from its roots i ...more
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I'm admittedly not a big fan of the Myers-Briggs personality types model. I've seen the model employed badly, too many times, at corporate retreats that seemed to use the model to stereotype and as an excuse to avoid getting to know individuals meaningfully. (One teacher argued that there was no point in ASKING an employee's opinion if you already knew what their "type" would want in any given situation - asking might result in misunderstandings ...more
I wouldn't say that "I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You" is the best text for introduction for a lay audience - because it's more of an academic text and vetted examination of MBT ...more
It's very interesting and will catch on you to go through it all simply because you can relate to the information on every page. The book chapters will start from the basics taking you through what personality types are all about, help you define your own personality type, and eventually discuss all the implications of that ...more
Plenty of explanations about what people expect, trust and appreciate, and how easy it is to get caught up in our own preconceived ideas. Lots of charts summarising how each of the sixteen Myers-Br ...more
This book essentially is a tool for helping people understand, that others might not act or think the way you prefer. It's a tool for achieving better communication. We just have to value other preferable action and thoughts, because i ...more
Generally a bit more believable framework than zodiac signs. Because, of course, Jung.
Used appropriatel ...more
The book briefly touches on the importance and relevance Carl Jung played ...more
I recommend this book for who is interested in the MBTI theory of personality types.