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Welcome to Willow Tree Training's Type Transformations, a video series to help you learn more about
yourself and transform your world.
In this video, we will explore one of the dichotomies of personality type theory.
What do we mean by that?
Well, the definition of a dichotomy is a difference between two completely opposite ideas or things.
Your personality type is made up four preferences, chosen from the four dichotomies of extraversion
or introversion, sensing or intuition, thinking or feeling, and judging or perceiving.
You have a natural, in-born preference for one or the other options of the four dichotomies.
So let's explore these preferences, and while you're watching, see if you can figure out
which one fits you best.
Let's go!
So what is the real difference between extraverts and introverts?
Here is a brief description.
Extraversion and introversion is all about where you get your energy.
Extraverts get their energy from the outer world.
They enjoy being around people and expressing their thoughts out loud.
Introverts get their energy from their inner world, so they recharge by quiet time alone
or with people close to them.
Extraverts like to talk.
They find conversation stimulating, and they often get their best ideas while they are
speaking to others.
Introverts, on the other hand, like to think.
They usually get their best ideas while processing their thoughts quietly to themselves.
While extraverts tend to have lots of friends and acquaintances, introverts usually prefer
spending time with family or a few close friends.
It's important to remember that introverts can often be outgoing, especially around people
who they know, and extraverts can really enjoy quiet time.
But it ultimately comes down to where you prefer to recharge your batteries: in the
outer world or in your inner world.
So are you an extravert?
Extraverts usually like to talk about things, and then think them through.
They tend to know a lot of people.
They also usually have a wide variety of interests.
And of course, they energize by being around others.
Or are you an introvert?
Introverts like to think things through and then talk about them.
They may have fewer but closer friends.
They may also have fewer but deeper interests.
And most importantly, they energize by quiet time alone.
So whether you are an extravert or an introvert, you have unique strengths and blind spots.
One is not better than the other, they are both valid ways of reacting to the world.
Be sure to watch more of our videos to discover your other three personality preferences.
These other preferences are sensing or intuition, thinking or feeling, and judging or perceiving.
And remember, the best way to discover your personality type is to take the Myers-Briggs
Type Indicator with a certified practitioner to go over your results.
Visit our web site at www.willowtreetraining.com for more information about having one of our
certified MBTI practitioners assess your personality type.
Until next time, keep leading, learning, and transforming!
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What's My Personality: Extravert or Introvert?

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Kenneth Chung published on April 27, 2018    Selina Fu translated    Selina Fu reviewed
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