Happy New Year, Everybody! Welcome back to my blog!
2019 has been an exciting year full of challenges, change, growth, and new experiences. It was hard and exhausting at times, but I have never learned as much in a single year as I did in 2019.
2019 has taught me a lot about myself. About facing fears, overcoming struggles, working hard for my goals, and about being considered with others. Nevertheless, I know, I still have a long way to go.
So lately, I have been really interested in finding out more about myself, about me as a person, and about ways to better myself. While researching personality tests, I stumbled upon 16Personalities. The website features a personality test, followed by classification into one of the 16 personalities which are categorised into four groups. It also provides a lot of background knowledge, features the latest surveys and articles about personality development and an in-depth explanation of each personality type, including strengths and weaknesses.
I am an Architect
“Thought constitutes the greatness of man. Man is a reed, the feeblest thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.” – Blaise Pascal
Architects are characterized by a quick, imaginative, and strategic mind, high self-confidence, independence, and decisiveness. They are hard-working and determined, have an open mind and are Jacks-of-all-Trades. I can identify with that.
However, Architects are also arrogant (not the first time I have heard that), judgmental, overly analytical, loathe highly structured environments and are clueless in romance. Now, when I am perfectly honest with myself, I can agree with all of these claims to some extent at least.
“You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.” – Harlan Ellison
For me, 2020 will thus be the year of personal growth, of overcoming my weaknesses, of focusing on my strengths, and of becoming a better person.
To start with, I want to face and analyse all my weaknesses and focus on ways to overcome them or turn them into strengths.
Which personality type are you? Let me know in the comments!