2 quotes from Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type: ‘the INTP is more likely to be drawn to prog. By Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger. As Career Counselors or recruiters , we all aim for that “marriage made in to love, we must do what we are. The assessment was created by Paul D. Tieger, internationally recognized expert and author Do What You Are, one of the best-selling career guides of all time.

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The author of five books on Personality type and the preeminent expert in this field, Paul has helped over one million people find career satisfaction and success.

Nov 13, Rebecca rated it really liked it. I read this book a couple years tiefer. Let’s put everyone into a box where they stay and then we don’t have to work to change or admit that people are complex. Open Preview See a Problem?

But I woke up at 2am a few nights ago, and thought reading about personality types might lull me to sleep ha! I didn’t actually read this entire book.

It also included a great list of resources in the back. Now that I know some artists, I know that it’s more like being a small-business owner, heavy on the marketing. The amount of detail pauk astounding, and shows great foresight and complexity of mind.

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But repeating the above with personal examples. The descriptions of my personality type are eerily accurate, and I’ll bet others find the same. The authors give a good description of each of the four personality types and the sixteen temperaments.


Natalia Kirillova marked it as to-read Oct 16, Dayna Bryant rated it really liked it Jul 20, This should be a required course in the senior year in every high school and university in the world.

The lists of values and work environment preferences were remarkably helpful—I read through all the types and got a much clearer picture of my o Totally not my fault. Do What You Are has already helped more thanpeople find truly satisfying work.

Sunny marked it as to-read Dec 02, Feb 24, Adriana rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Introverts must use their dominant function in their inner world own head for max satisfaction and effectiveness. This reminded me of when I was a kid and I’d read about the zodiac signs and they’d say “As a Taurus, your favorite color is pink and your lucky number is 5.

All of that is very satisfying for me. On both tests, many years apart, I found out the s I originally purchased this in the 90’s on the advice of a psychotherapist I was seeing. I’ll talk to my buyer and see what the market is asking for.

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Something clanged ade me as soon as I started reading it, and then based on my personality type it told me I should work independently from home on creative and artistic pursuits. It was well organized and gives some examples, which is quite helpful.

Tieger is an internationally recognized expert in Personality Type.

It’s really hard for me to stick to a timetable and I enjoy when I can get to it ‘sometime’, so long as I make sure sometime shows up Lists with This Book. If I felt that any of the information in this book was based on a system that had some kind of scientific validity, I might have had a different reaction to it. Questions to evaluate career options 1. Through his ground-breaking book Do What You Are, Paul Tieger changed how career counseling is conducted around the world.


I was pleasantly surprised at how accurate it was and how much it helped me narrow down my true strengths, face my weaknesses, and as such, find the best and most accurate career for me.

Do What You Are Quotes by Paul D. Tieger

Strengths include conscientiousness, desire to work hard, and ability to keep careful track of details. The first part of the book helps you determine your personality type if you don’t already know it. Unlike enneagram, Myers-Briggs says who you are is set in stone, and can not ever be changed or altered.

Ylu people might like the “this is who you are, so this is what you’re like” didacticism, but I think it’s limiting and wrong. Your hierarchy of functions. Because I’ve done a lot of exercises like those in this book, I didn’t learn much new about myself, but I was able to confirm what I already knew.

Do What You Are Quotes

Anything to do with Jungian type is a current fascination of mine, and these authors ate particularly good at explaining and animating the Myers-Briggs system. In fact, i think a lot of how I’ve seen myself over the years Loved it! This is what I did. The assessment was created by Paul D. I really liked the layout, and found it rather compelling. I adore this stuff. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.