Do you remember career counseling when you were in school? Someone probably presented a bunch of career options and then tried to help you decide the best fit based on how you had performed thus far in academia with little or no discussion about your personality traits. .
Wise actions flow naturally from the right principles. When respect directs our daily choices, all our interactions are in harmony with our greater good. Respect for ourselves, one another, and for life itself should be at our core lighting the path for us.
If you pay someone to advise you on changing careers these days, the very first thing they'll likely do is administer a personality test to see what career paths you're suited to. So, how should we think about personality types?
Given that I think about Myers Briggs Type theory every day, it's perhaps no surprise to my faithful readers that I sometimes ponder the MBTI types of fictional people. Let's assess the extended Dunphy clan of TV's Modern Family.
We are frustrated, as a people, by cold, impersonal logic, by being excluded, and by criticism and lack of appreciation. We value self-determination, and we irritate others by being overly emotional and moralistic.