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CAREER LIFE CONNECTIONS

Name: Vanessa Tome

MY PERSONALITY
Personality Style is a natural way you tend to perceive and deal with the world. It is how
you live, make decisions, and prefer to be in work, leisure, or education.

Directions:
Read the definitions and check off the word which describes your personality style. At
the end write the 7 words which describe your personality.

1. INWARD VS OUTWARD
Inward - is reserved, quiet, and calm. You view and deal with the world inwardly.
Concentrating and/or listening.

Outward- is expressive, lively, outgoing. You tend to view and deal with the
world outwardly. Interactive and or talking.

2. REALISTIC VS DREAMER
Realistic - is a practical person that tends to view the world for what it is today.
Using the senses: sight/touch/hearing. Tends to be into facts, product, getting
hands-on involvement.

Dreamer - is an idea person who tends to see possibilities, and views the world
for what it could be in the future. Thinks with your intuition, your gut feeling. You
like to play with ideas, invent things, and figure out the meaning behind things.

3. THINKING VS FEELING
Thinking - use your head, your mind you are logical, critical, analytical, firm.
You do what is right, what is fair. You make decisions by thinking them through.

Feeling - use your heart you are gently, considerate, appreciative, caring,
humane, and tender. You make decisions compassionately, directed by feelings.

4. PLAN VS IMPROVISE
Planning - disciplined structured, organized, and decisive. You see and deal with
the world in a step-by-step, logical manner. You make schedules, list and like to
see projects completed.

Improvising - live for the moment, free-flowing, spontaneous, random. You see
and deal with the world in a multi-faceted manner, free from structure. You wait
and see, improvise, created, and start many things.
CAREER LIFE CONNECTIONS

5. PEOPLE VS PRIVATE
People - prefers to work, learn, and participate in leisure activities with others.
You are more productive when working with others, are more effective in groups
or in discussion.

Private - prefers to work, learn, and play alone. You are distracted by groups of
people and tend to work more productively independent of others. You learn well
from books, audio, or video and you enjoy leisure activities where you develop
expertise or can be alone-relaxing with your thoughts.

6. STABILITY VS CHANGE
Stability - prefers an environment that is constant, predictable, and stable. You
prefer to work, learn, and play where the rules or regulations are clear, and the
people are true blue solid individuals you can count on. You dislike
inconsistency interruptions, broken promises, and constant change.

Change - prefers an environment that has variety surprises, novelty, and


diversity. You prefer to work, learn, and play where flexibility, and change are
common, and the people are colorful off the wall characters. You dislike rigidity,
repetition, over seriousness, boredom.

7. CHALLENGE VS COOPERATIVE
Challenge - prefers to work, learn, and play in an environment where there is
competition. You are motivated by goals, comparisons, and contests. You enjoy
debate, games, challenging circumstances, insurmountable odds and any
situation where there is an opportunity to win.

Cooperative - prefers to work, learn, and play in an environment where there is


cooperation. You are motivated by feelings, concern, excitement, and support for
others. You enjoy sharing, cooperative ventures, friendship, and association with
others.

The 7 words which best describe my personality are:

Inward, Dreamer, Thinking, Plan, People, Stability, Challenge.