After reading the last post to Halley, acrobat asked if I was an alpha male. I don't think so. But I'll ask Halley. He asked me if I had take the Myers-Briggs test. I hadn't heard of it. It's very cool. I'm an ENFP. Hmm...

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I'm an ENTJ and married to an ISFJ. The combination works well.

I'm an INFJ, married to an INTP (lots of programmers are INTP).

Do you know about the ptypes weblog?

http://ptypes.pitas.com/

he's got a list of weblogs (I wouldn't precisely call it a blogroll) sorted by personality type.

I'm an ENFP, Barb is an I but I don't know the rest of her letters.

Gotta watch out for these tests; they are (useful) generalizations, no more no less. People are more complex than generalizations.

Back when I first entered the workforce right after college, my employer gave me a M-B test. I was a strong INTP. I was far towards each of the I, N, T and P. Other people I know were right inbetween I and E, etc. so for those people I have to think the test is less useful.

With M-B, it's not only what you are but how strong you are on the spectrum of E-I, N-S, F-T, P-J, etc. When you do a paper M-B test with numbers, you get to see how far you are between E and I on a spectrum.

First-time ENFP (w00t!) earlier this year, after my first encounter with the test about thirty months ago pegged me as an ESTP.

I am an INTP. I found the INTP web site very interesting. As I mention in my latest blog entry, An INTP Profile scared me the first time I read it. I had to stop about a third of the way through.

My wife is an ISFJ. We've been married almost 18 years. At this point, I would say the combination works well but that might be because we've figured out how to get along with each other. Or it might be that the combination works well.

I found MBTI useful mostly for gaining a better understanding of myself.

Aloha

I am an enfj. As a side-note, I recall from reading James Gleick's Faster that the whole Alpha male research has been thoroughly debunked as psuedo-science (as in the "lower" classes of males in the study, betas etc., were impaired and at a disadvantage) unless someone debunked Gleick!

*pseudo-science

I am an ISTJ type married to an ISFJ. I find that is has worked out quite nicely so far.

The first time I took this test and read the results they kind of weirded me out as well. I had to take a break before I finished reading them. So, while it was hard to take some of the results I would say they represent me really well and have helped me look at myself much more objectively.

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