Monday, April 4, 2011

personality test

I just took this personality test

Results are in I am:
Extraverted, Sensing, Feeling, Judging

Its pretty dang accurate in some respects. Go take it and see if you learn something about yourself! 

Guardians of birthdays, holidays and celebrations, ESFJs are generous entertainers. They enjoy and joyfully observe traditions and are liberal in giving, especially where custom prescribes.

All else being equal, ESFJs enjoy being in charge. They see problems clearly and delegate easily, work hard and play with zest. ESFJs, as do most SJs, bear strong allegiance to rights of seniority. They willingly provide service (which embodies life's meaning) and expect the same from others.

ESFJs are easily wounded. And when wounded, their emotions will not be contained. They by nature "wear their hearts on their sleeves," often exuding warmth and bonhomie, but not infrequently boiling over with the vexation of their souls. Some ESFJs channel these vibrant emotions into moving dramatic performances on stage and screen.

Strong, contradictory forces consume the ESFJ. Their sense of right and wrong wrestles with an overwhelming rescuing, 'mothering' drive. This sometimes results in swift, immediate action taken upon a transgressor, followed by stern reprimand; ultimately, however, the prodigal is wrested from the gallows of their folly, just as the noose tightens and all hope is lost, by the very executioner!

An ESFJ at odds with self is a remarkable sight. When a decision must be made, especially one involving the risk of conflict (abhorrent to ESFJs), there ensues an in-house wrestling match between the aforementioned black-and-white Values and the Nemesis of Discord. The contender pits self against self, once firmly deciding with the Right, then switching to Prudence to forestall hostilities, countered by unswerving Values, ad exhaustium, winner take all.

As caretakers, ESFJs sense danger all around--germs within, the elements without, unscrupulous malefactors, insidious character flaws. The world is a dangerous place, not to be trusted. Not that the ESFJ is paranoid; 'hyper-vigilant' would be more precise. And thus they serve excellently as protectors, outstanding in fields such as medical care and elementary education.

Functional Analysis: Extraverted Feeling ESFJs live in their Extraverted Feeling functioning. Feeling, a rational (i.e., deciding) function, expresses opinions easily in the E world of objects and people. ESFJs have the ability to express warmth, rage, and a range of other emotions. Actions are encouraged or rebuked based on how they affect other people, especially people near and dear to the ESFJ. This type's vocal decisiveness predisposes many of its number to facility with administration and supervision.

You don't sew with a fork, so I see no reason to eat with knitting needles. -- Miss Piggy, on eating Chinese Food

Famous ESFJs:

Jack Benny Desi Arnaz ("Ricky Ricardo") Don Knotts ("Barney Fife") John Connally (former Governor of Texas) Terry Bradshaw, NFL quarterback Sally Struthers (All in the Family) Mary Tyler Moore Dixie Carter (Designing Women) Steve Spurrier, Heismann trophy winner, Univ. of S.C. football coach Sally Field Danny Glover, actor (Lethal Weapon movies, Predator 2 Margaret Butt Nancy Kerrigan (U.S. olympic figureskater) Elvis Stojko (Canadian olympic figureskater) Fictional ESFJs: 

Babbitt (Sinclair Lewis) Hoss Cartwright (Bonanza) Leonard "Bones" McCoy (Star Trek) Monica (Friends) Haleh (ER) Mrs. Molly Weasley (Harry Potter) Donald Duck Rabbit, Winnie the Pooh 

Jobs Best Suited for ESFJs:
public administration
hotel/restaurant management
sales/marketing specialist
fashion merchandising
nursing
education
social work

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2 comments:

France is said...

this is so cool! i just took it and i feel like it's very accurate.

Shalyce said...

i can't wait to take this!