The first is that it can be done from the comfort of one's home, alone, and doesn't involve the traditional pressures of meeting people IRL, such as going to a crowded bar. “Conversations with new people are taxing for the introvert," Hartman told ."Those initial conversations you can do over email online.” That intimacy continues to be an advantage during the dating stage.This year alone, there have been close to 100 certification sessions in cities ranging from New York to Pasadena, Minneapolis, Portland, Houston, and the Foundation’s hometown of Gainesville, where participants get a 0 discount for making their way south to the belly of the beast.It is not unusual for sessions to sell out months in advance.Your group will be divided into sub-teams to engage in rounds of fast-paced tabletop challenges.
In New York last April, there were twenty-five aspiring MBTI practitioners in attendance.
Rather, I had been told that MBTI certification was a prerequisite to accessing the personal papers of Isabel Briggs Myers, a woman about whom very little is known except that she designed the type indicator in the final days of World War II.
Part of our collective ignorance about Myers stems from how profoundly her personal history has been eclipsed by her creation, in much the same way that the name "Frankenstein" has come to stand in for the monster and not his creator.
People typically perceive introversion as simple shyness.
In other words, introverts are people who don't like conversation, keep to themselves and only feel comfortable in solitude.
This section seeks to explain many of these personality theories and ideas.