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1. Director - ESTJ

How to like to be perceived™:

The Director believes that perseverance, practicality and knowledge are the keys to success in life. They want to make a difference to their communities in tangible, organized ways. Taking leadership or making tough decisions does not scare them away; they are not afraid to take the helm, roll up their sleeves and stand firm against obstacles. They want to be seen as hard-working, responsible, knowledgeable and grounded. George W. Bush quotes: "To those of you who received honors, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be President of the United States."

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2. Developer - ENTJ

How to like to be perceived™:

The Developer organizes their life strategically in the most effective way to achieve their goals. This pattern is a are big-picture thinker who goes for their dreams and focusses on long-term rather than short-term gains. They want to be seen as dauntless, intellectual, successful and enterprising. Rather than be weighed down by other people’s emotions and wavering feelings, they want to be impossible to manipulate or fool, completely undistracted from their goals. Napoleon Bonaparte quotes: "Ambition is never in a greater hurry than I. It merely keeps pace with my way of thinking". Margaret Thatcher quotes: "You persevere until you see it through...I never did any u-turns"

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3. Results - ESTP

How to like to be perceived™:

The Results longs to be completely physically and mentally immersed in their environment; to be challenged by it, but not overcome by it. Testing themselves to triumph against the elements is something they tend to enjoy; whether that means surviving in the wilderness, thinking quickly in a crisis, or rescuing someone from a bully. This pattern wants to be seen as courageous, clever, perceptive and resourceful. They want to be fully interactive with the world and all life has to offer. Nothing could be worse than to be a sedentary observer of life rather than an active participant in it. Theodore Roosevelt quotes: "We must face life with a high and resolute courage...Let us rather run the risk of wearing out rather than rusting out".

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4. Inspirational - ENTP

How to like to be perceived™:

The Inspirational is an intellectual explorer who wants to experiment with technology or revolutionize the way we understand the world around us. They want to be seen as innovative, logical and dauntless; unfettered by sensitivities or biases. Their curiosity drives them and they hope they can make new discoveries that have never been revealed before. Steve Wozniak quotes: "If you read the same things as others and say the same things they say, then you’re perceived as intelligent. I’m a bit more independent and radical and consider intelligence the ability to think about matters on your own and ask a lot of skeptical questions to get at the real truth, not just what you’re told it is".

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5. Persuader - ENFJ

How to like to be perceived™:

The Persuader leads their life with a powerful vision of the future they want to achieve. They have insights into people and situations that stretch far beyond the present moment into the years and decades to come. This pattern wants to be seen as empathetic, visionary, friendly and inspiring. They want to motivate people to live their best lives and do something revolutionary with the time they have left. To be seen as an inspiring teacher or mentor would fill them with tremendous joy. Maya Angelou quotes: "I’m convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they’re stones that don’t matter. As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good".

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6. Appraiser - ESFJ

How to like to be perceived™:

The Appraiser believes that it is the dozens of little things that happen in a day that add meaning and depth to life. Friendly and detail-oriented, they take a magnifying glass to the needs, emotions, likes and dislikes of other people. Without others’ realizing it, they make life easier for the people they care about in hundreds of subtle ways. The healthy Appraiser also prioritizes their own values, desires and goals as well. They want to be seen as generous, responsible, attentive and considerate. Gal Gadot quotes: "Kindness and warmth and acceptance and love. If each and every one of us will have more of that, we will have a better society".

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7. Promoter - ENFP

How to like to be perceived™:

The Promoter is a visionary dreamer who wants to transform the world and help it to evolve past its limitations. They want to be seen as open-minded, ambitious and inspiring. Seeing the world for what it could be, they dream of being revolutionaries and healers, mending prejudices and helping people believe in the power of the imagination. Walt Disney quotes: "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them".

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8. Counselor - ESFP

How to like to be perceived™:

The Counselor has a restless need to experience life to its fullest in a physical way. Bravely testing their limits and adventuring into the far reaches of the world around them gives them joy. They want to be seen as indomitable, inspiring, friendly and down-to-earth. Rather than settle into a comfortable, routine existence, they want to test their limits and dive into the ever-changing world of nature and all it has to offer them; whether it be scaling mountains, dancing on the beach or gazing at a brilliant orange-hued sunset. Paulo Coelho quotes: "When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way".

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9. Specialist - ISFP

How to like to be perceived™:

The Specialist is a creative individual who wants to experience each day as a completely new and surprising miracle. While they may seem quiet and even stoic on the outside, their inner world is full of intense conviction and rich feelings. They channel these feelings into physical channels; whether that be through art, humanitarian efforts or musical expressions. These types want to be seen as original, passionate, open-minded and kind. Audrey Hepburn quotes: "I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment. People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaime, and redeemed; never throw out anyone".

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10. Investigator - INFJ

How to like to be perceived™:

The Investigatot is quietly perceptive, reading into situations and events in order to find out the truth behind them. Insight and empathy are two of their greatest gifts and inform the way they live their day-to-day lives. This pattern wants to be seen as empathetic, fair, kind and intuitive. Rather than be distracted by temporary experiences or enjoyment, they want to understand the deeper meaning of things and the big picture of life itself. Baruch Spinoza quotes: "The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free".

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11. Agent - INFP

How to like to be perceived™:

The Agent is a creative idealist who wants to make the world a kinder and more accepting place. While they may seem quiet and unassuming on the outside, this pattern has a lush inner world of ideas, stories and daydreams inside them. They want to be seen as creative, imaginative and original. Deep, soulful relationships make them feel alive and helping others is often part of their calling. Antoine de Saint-Exupery quotes: "And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye".

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12. Achiever - ISTP

How to like to be perceived™:

The Achiever more than anything wants to see life clearly, without biases or physical and emotional clutter. Cutting past pretense to see the truth of a situation fuels them. Experiencing the world, testing their limits and chasing freedom motivates them. They want to be seen as sharp-minded, strong, adventurous and autonomous. Bruce Lee quotes: "Absorb what is useful, discard what is useless and add what is specifically your own. I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine".

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13. Practitioner - ISFJ

How to like to be perceived™:

The Practitioner believes in staying true to their values, aiding those who are hurting and making the world a gentler place overall. This pattern often values the hearth and home and enjoys the little things that make life tranquil and meaningful. There is a quiet power and warmth in their presence; they do not have the commanding style of the Director or Developer, but a steady, patient, practical persistence in doing what needs to be done for the good of all. This pattern wants to be seen as responsible, thoughtful, wise and steadfast. Mother Teresa quotes: "Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the action that we do".

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14. Objective Thinker - ISTJ

How to like to be perceived™:

The Objective Thinker is one of the most dedicated, steady people you will find. Fond of routine and order, they organize their lives so that every moment of their day flows like a well-oiled machine. They want to be seen as honest, responsible, calm and intelligent. Through hard work and dedication they are often beacons of strength for the people around them. And while on the outside they typically appear serious and reserved, inside they have an inner sensitivity and conviction that guides them to make conscientious choices. Jordan Peterson quotes: No one gets away with anything, ever, so take responsibility for your own life".

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15. Perfectionist - INTP

How to like to be perceived™:

The Perfectionist tends to internalize their thoughts and ideas, mulling over things and performing experiments and innovations autonomously. Because so much of their process is internalized, people tend to underestimate them. They want to be seen as independent, intelligent and inventive. They want people to realize that even though they may seem quiet and even quirky, they have enough insight and strategic capability to do nearly anything they set their mind to. Marie Curie quotes: "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood".

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16. Enhancer - INTJ

How to like to be perceived™:

The Enhancer has an endless thirst for knowledge and understanding. As bold visionaries, they are able to lock onto a future dream and strategically organize their lives in order to make that dream a reality. Often quiet and reserved, they have a powerful inner world of convictions, questions, theories and plans. They want to be seen as wise, original, inventive and courageous. Nikola Tesla quotes: "My method is different. I do not rush into actual work. When I get an idea I start at once building it up in my imagination. I change the construction, make improvements and operate the device entirely in my mind".

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