08 April 2010

What's Victoria Like?

Well, she's finally old enough to take the quiz - understanding the words and able to reflect a little bit on herself, who she is, what she likes, what makes her tick (or what she thinks makes her tick :-) )... so I took her through the test this past week. And she scored:

"Introverted Sensing Thinking Judging"

Decisiveness in practical affairs.
Guardian of time- honored institutions.

11.6% of total population.

Famous ISTJs:
Thomas (Christ's disciple)
George Washington
Herbert Hoover
George H. W. Bush
Jackie Joyner-Kersee (U.S. Olympic athlete)
Evander Holyfield, heavyweight boxing champion

Fictional ISTJs:
Eeyore (Winnie the Pooh)
Fred Mertz (I Love Lucy)
Puddleglum, the marshwiggle (Chronicles of Narnia)

ISTJs are often called inspectors. They have a keen sense of right and wrong, especially in their area of interest and/or responsibility. They are noted for devotion to duty. Punctuality is a watchword of the ISTJ. The secretary, clerk, or business(wo)man by whom others set their clocks is likely to be an ISTJ.

As do other Introverted Thinkers, ISTJs often give the initial impression of being aloof and perhaps somewhat cold. Effusive expression of emotional warmth is not something that ISTJs do without considerable energy loss.

ISTJs are most at home with "just the facts, Ma'am." They seem to perform at highest efficiency when employing a step-by-step approach. Once a new procedure has proven itself (i.e., has been shown "to work,") the ISTJ can be depended upon to carry it through, even at the expense of their own health.

ISTJs are easily frustrated by the inconsistencies of others, especially when the second parties don't keep their commitments. But they usually keep their feelings to themselves unless they are asked. And when asked, they don't mince words. Truth wins out over tact. The grim determination of the ISTJ vindicates itself in officiation of sports events, judiciary functions, or an other situation which requires making tough calls and sticking to them.
(info from Joe Butt)

I don't know...??? It seems to fit pretty well! If you know her - go ahead and comment and let us know what you think. And we'll have to see if she "keeps" this personality as she continues to mature."

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