Please Understand Me has ratings and reviews. Julia said: I I just finished reading a book called Please Understand Me by David Keirsey. It is about. The Keirsey Group publishes and distributes books and other related resources by David Keirsey and associates. The Please Understand Me® series, and other . During his time there, he published his theory in the book, Please Understand Me ® (), where he publicly introduced the Keirsey Temperament Sorter®.

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Other editions – View all Please Understand Me: I found it helpful that the temperaments were grouped in 4 categories: Even had that occurred, I am not sure that looking at those four specific uber-types as being the most important distinctions is accurate. My library Undsrstand Advanced Book Search. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Jun 05, carl theaker rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 09, Michael David rated it it was amazing. The insistence on outdated sexual mores women don’t care about orgasm, only want to oeirsey their men, are nearly always ‘happiest in the home’, and so on riled me further.

Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types

I read the whole book and found myself guessing at which unerstand my friends and associates were which combination of types. One of the best NF books I’ve ever read! I changed my assessments of various people’s types based on these two sections, and I feel I now have a better understand of the modalities themselves, as well as how they combine.

Oct 05, Mandi rated it it was amazing. This personality type is production and task-oriented and enjoys a “practical, well-defined hierachy”. Favourite of so far.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. People’s personalities are not so simple they can fit into sixteen types.

I can’t believe that I have never added this to my Goodreads list. Decision Making dynamics 3. I can’t make others in my image and likeness, and it is only in my maturity high time, as I’m approaching 30 that I realized, I really don’t want to.

My point in bringing up these who grow away from their fundamental temperament: I agree as well with other reviewers who have criticised the clumsiness of the mythological undfrstand and naming of the great 4 types SP, SJ, NT, NF ; I have a davdi background in Greek mythology, which one wouldn’t expect from an average reader, and I still found that the approach added nothing, regardless of the power of long-held archtypes.

This is the book that saved my sanity as keirswy kid. Jul 30, Charlie Hecke rated it it was amazing.

I especially enjoyed the “Temperament in Children” and “Temperament in Leading” sections which covered the learning, teaching, and managerial styles of the various temperaments. To him, there are four fundamental temperaments: They are the ones who sit at the computer screen doing RPGs until they realize they are starving and go grab a couple of Snickers bars.

Before I finished the book I had nothing but contempt for his dissolute and, to me, ‘brainless’ behavior.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The very fact that you have taken an effort to learn and adapt to family members is a goodwill gesture. As an ENFJ, nothing is more gratifying than self discovery. Lists with This Book.

Please Understand Me II is a sequel, whose methodology generalizes more so according to these four categories. How We Learn and Teach!

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I read it aroundand it became such a part of me that I think I stopped thinking of it as a book! The most common type in jeirsey, the SJ comprises 38 percent of the general population and 56 percent of the teaching population Keirsey and Batespp.


He is well known for his kerisey of Noam Chomsky, which have been collected in several volumes. Typed myself and was fascinated with self discovery ever since.

Often they are the ones who become principals and administrators, from what the article said. We are essentially people people, who enjoy working to better the lives of those around us, and even have the reputation of being “psychic” for the uncanny way we know and understand people, and how they think and feel. Being private people, we are sociable and talkative, but very rarely express our true Being a typical INFJ, I strive to do my best at all times, learn as much as I possibly can about everything, and try to make a real difference in the world.

Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types by David Keirsey

I know am able to understand how I get myself into these awful situations not that I’m going to be able to change it and why I never like to be alone. Subsequent events tend to bear But extroverts get drained as well kekrsey having long periods of solitude, paperwork or individual assignments. It then lists the different types of personality combinations I think it mentioned there were 16 combinations.