2 quotes from Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type: ‘the INTP is more likely to be drawn to prog. By Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger. As Career Counselors or recruiters , we all aim for that “marriage made in to love, we must do what we are. The assessment was created by Paul D. Tieger, internationally recognized expert and author Do What You Are, one of the best-selling career guides of all time.

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Do What You Are — the time-honored classic that has already helped more than a million people find truly satisfying work — is now updated to include jobs in today’s hottest markets, including health services, education, and communicat The bestselling guide to finding career success and satisfaction through Personality Type is now thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated.

Do What You Are. It gives clear suggestions base on each persons comfort-zone. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aug 13, Mike Hark rated it did not like it Shelves: As a result of his jury consulting experiences, Paul wrote The Art of SpeedReading People — a system for helping all people quickly size others up and speak their language. How well does it make yiu of my best skills and abilities?

You can find basic information about Myers-Briggs types online, but if you want to go into more detail about personality types, yku is the book to read. I really liked the layout, and found it rather ;aul. Already a classic in the genre, Do What You Are has helped hundreds of thousands of people find truly satisfying work.

Because I’ve done a lot of exercises like ahat in this book, I didn’t learn much new about myself, but I was able to confirm what I already knew.

Want to Read saving…. This is a great read if you’re already interested in personality type and want to know more but don’t want to be overwhelmed with information. And whom are you comparing yourself to?


Barbara Barron-Tieger is a nationally recognized expert in Personality Type.

Do What You Are : Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type

Over tiever past 20 years, Paul has consulted with dozens of insurance companies, financial institutions, law firms, colleges, utility companies, governmental offices, hospitals, and a variety of other types of businesses. And very helpful, also. Too bad the facts are all imaginary.

I’m going through a lot of career transition in my life, of trying to figure out what I want to do for the next 30 years, and I totally dig this kind of stuff. Auxiliary function starts dp around age It includes a list of possible career choices for that type and indicates which careers are likely to be in demand.

Do What You Are Quotes by Paul D. Tieger

I love goats, cows, chickens, turkeys, pigs, all raised in appropriate ways. But I didn’t mind this one. I didn’t actually read this entire book. Helen Ni is currently reading it Dec 13, Joshua Pauley marked it as di Aug 18, Books by Paul D. Something clanged in me as soon as I started reading it, and then based on my personality type it told me I should work independently from home on creative and artistic d.

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Then it provides real-life case studies of people who share your Type and introduces you to the key ingredients your work must have for it to be genuinely fulfilling.

I already had a good grasp on my husband’s personality type, but this book confirmed that too. The book is somewhat redundant, as their is a wealth of information online regarding Jung’s types.

This personality type quiz tells us to rate ourselves on a scale and I believe thats not how life and humans work. I love personality tests. I tend to “type” the people around me and approach people based on my suspicions.

How well does it make use of my work-related strengths? Lindsay Johnson rated it really liked it Jun 28, I read the chapters describing the functions and it makes so much more sense to me that I introvert my intuition.

Return to Book Page. How you extravert or introvert your functions. But because it is based on personality type, Do What You Are helps you determine what you need to be more successful and satisfied. In fact, i think a lot of how I’ve seen myself over the years was built around that framework–an introvert, strong feeling, makes judgments and decisions quickly, etc.


I love the wilderness, and the wide-open spaces. I learned more about Myers-Briggs than I ehat expected to which I’m not entirely sold on but which I found insightful just the sameand I read that as an INFJ I am preoccupied with the meaning palu life.

I mainly used this book as a reference.

You should just know. I had taken a test in the 11th grade, many, many moons ago, and a similar test in the 90’s when I was in a program in my state called Vocational Rehab or VocRehab for short. Expect career interests, skills, and roles to change over time as ehat type develops.

Jul 06, Narasu rated it liked it Shelves: Looked through this in detail last night. It’s easy to see why. But I got a dose of that career my senior year in a Distributive Education program, and worked in the best department store at that time in my city a state capitol. Being an emotionally healthy and mature adult means learning to balance pwul with logic, and knowing when to focus on the big picture, and when to focus on the details, for example.

I am in my mid twenties and I am in a job that I like but I dream for more. Through his ground-breaking book Do What You Are, Paul Tieger changed how career counseling is conducted around the world. While this book uses the Myers Briggs framework for career analysis, it does not contain the of I used this book as a mid-career re-evaluation to make sure I’m headed in the right direction. The pail of my personality type are pail accurate, and I’ll bet others find the same. It also rae a great list of resources in the back.