Neurolinguistic programming: temperament and character types
Knowing what personality type you are can benefit you and your appreciation of others; Joanne Walter and Ardeshir Bayat explain this and more about neurolinguistic programming
- By: Joanne Walter, Ardeshir Bayat
In our first article we explained the background to neurolinguistic programming (NLP) and concentrated on relating tools within the discipline that could be used to improve communication.1
Now we want to explain how knowing about temperament and character types may help us understand the personality differences that we encounter in everyday life, which might lead to an improved understanding of our individual strengths and weaknesses, why we consciously behave in the way we do, and why we have chosen one particular professional or personal role. This also means that we should be able to determine if the precise career we have chosen in medicine is in fact the most appropriate for our individual skill set and character type. Obtaining information about character and temperament may allow you to make more informed decisions about future job changes and the progression of your career.
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