Learn About Your Personality and Interests

Learn About Your Personality and Interests is Part Seven of Discover U in Ten Steps and part of a self-assessment to uncover hidden talents. Find a free printable self-assessment form at the Brand and Purpose Toolkit.


By Jake Beech – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30859659

Gain impressive insight into yourself and others, and find compelling and compatible career choices by identifying personality type and interests.

PERSONALITY-tendencies toward personality type or trait.

  • Myers-Briggs personality types can help in choosing careers, communication, and understanding motivation. The 16 types are combinations of Extraversion or Introversion, Judging or Perceiving, Thinking or Feeling, and Sensing or Intution. See also the Myers-Briggs Pinterest board.
  • Marston’s DISC types are: Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, Conscienctiousness. See the DISC Pinterest Board.

The chart below explores the connection between Myers-Briggs and DISC personality types.


More options to explore personality include:

INTERESTS are activities that you enjoy. What kind of articles and books do you like to read? What’s in your computer files and bookmarks? What apps are on your cellphone? These things indicate your interests.

  • John Holland’s personality types reveal interests. They are: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, Conventional. A graphic that combines Holland Codes with Myers-Briggs is at personalityjunkie.
  • Holland Code Pinterest Board
  • Holland Code Type – Quiz
  • Tools to explore interests at List.ly

Find careers that are a good match for Myers-Briggs types and career clusters that match your Holland Code type.

This is part of a self-assessment to uncover hidden talents.

Discover U in Ten Steps

  1. Discover your heroes
  2. Identify your strengths
  3. Explore your skills
  4. Examine your beliefs
  5. Look at your values
  6. Develop a mission statement
  7. Learn about your personality and interests
  8. Think about your talents and dreams
  9. Tell your story
  10. Express yourself

Brand and Purpose Toolkit at Resources

I seek to create order from the chaos of complex information. Join me at the Daily PlanIt to gain insights, inspiration, and information to increase skills for a better life. I unlock the power of teaching reading with phonics in the pursuit of literacy at www.phonicspow.com. In my spare time I explore books and movies, often choosing titles available on both screen and page.

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