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  1. Share your workplace horror stories

    Education & Career Talk
    Not sure if a thread like this exists, so I'll start one. What's the worst thing that's ever happened to you at work? Any stories worth sharing? Let's hear them, so we may grieve together, empathize together, and perhaps even laugh together. I'll post mine later on, after a few others share...
  2. [ENTJ] ENTJ Jobs? (workplace)

    ENTJ Forum - The Executives
    Hey guys, first off I appreciate your time for viewing this post. I am a highly driven ENTJ male (19) currently saving money for school and future investing. I wanted to ask you guys a question that has been crossing my mind for a while now. I haven't been able to pin point the answer but I...
  3. Work and the Loneliness Epidemic (article)

    General Psychology
    Work and the Loneliness Epidemic Thoughts, discussions? I've been out of the corporate world and been a small business owner for close to a decade now. Naturally, despite knowing I'm not alone in this, I have to fight...
  4. [INFJ] Learning how to be assertive as an INFJ supervisor?

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    I'm an INFJ, and I work as a supervisor for the student workers in a college library. It's a small college and a small group of employees (about 10, depending on the semester). I am also responsible for hiring students, so I get a good chance to evaluate them before they start working for me...
  5. [ENTP] ASMR - Possible altruism, relaxation, happiness and work all in the same

    ENTP Forum- The Visionaries
    For more scientific information of what ASMR is Autonomous sensory meridian response - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I believe there is real altruism in how people feel ASMR. Personally, I enjoy sympathetic and empathetic feelings especially when I am teaching someone, someone is talking to...
  6. [INFP] Do You "Interview Well"?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Apparently I was told by one of my bosses today that I don't "interview well," as in job interviews (I still got hired for the position, as I had been working a different position at the same place for a few years and they know my work quality). I guess my discomfort shows in my body/facial...
  7. On Acquiring Political Assets

    Education & Career Talk
    Intro In my quest to build a network, I haven't been able to find anything like a formula or list of absolute musts in order to acquire political assets. I define a political asset as: "An individual with (mainly political, influential, or professional) value that another individual (you or I)...
  8. [INFP] Your relationship dynamic with your boss?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Recently, I found myself in a leadership position in which I'll be working closely with an INFP - I'll be taking part in collaboration and supervision. INFPs, what are some things you wish your bosses knew? What have supervisors done that upset you? What kind of working environment do you...
  9. [ENTJ] Getting Along with the ENTJ Boss

    ENTJ Articles
    These items apply to ENTJ bosses of either sex, but I'm going to use he/his/him etc. in the writing, to prevent cluttering the thing up with tons of him/her, his/hers, he/she, etc. It should also work reasonably well with ESTJ bosses. 1) Do your job. Get stuff done, and done right. 2) Be at...
  10. [ISFJ] Feeling constantly run over and misunderstood

    ISFJ Forum - The Nurturers
    Hi everyone, Many people at my workplace has performed the personality type test (where you get to know if you are a ISFJ or other). I am the only person who got the introvert version. Me and a really good colleague made this test together (but with each computer) and we both came to the...
  11. [INFJ] INFJs and small talk

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    First, I am quite new to this forum so forgive me if I have made some mistake when making this post. There is a general consensus that INFJs don't like small talk. And I think it is fair to say that most of us don't find small talk the most enjoyable social interaction. Most of my (relatively...
  12. [INFJ] Have your facial expressions ever gotten you in trouble?

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    I was wondering if any other INFJs have trouble keeping their faces straight. I could be totally alone but thought I'd ask anyway. I have been a proficient eye roller since I can remember. Everything I think has a way of making it onto my face. This isn't the greatest trait to have in a...
  13. [INFJ] fashion designer's testimony and search for others in temporal industries

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    I am an INFJ (e4w5) fashion designer. Being that we are so diverse in what we’re capable of and interested in, this may not be all that big of a surprise to other INFJs…but it may very well be in the since that the fashion industry is possibly one of the most superficial, exploitive, and...
  14. MBTI Approach to Leadership - Practical for applying MBTI to the workplace

    Education & Career Talk
    I picked up this book looking to find a practical application for MBTI in the workplace and found it to be pretty useful. Just wanted to pass the title along to the PC community for those interested: The Leadership Equation: Leadership, Management, and the Myers-Briggs Here's a link to amazon...
  15. [INFJ] workplace masochism.

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    anyone working in any particularly stressful environments? I am currently working in retail, with many superficial people... I find myself drained for an entire week just from a four hour shift... one day when I had to explain sleeping through some shifts.... my manager asked me if I wanted...
  16. INTP: Self-Motivation?

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    At the risk of sounding cliché, sometimes life just seems plainly mundane, boring, and futile to me. Do you sympathize? If so, how do you motivate yourself to get up in the morning, go to work, and generally be a productive human being?