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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Too bad the facts are all imaginary. This book, by the authors of Nurture By Nature – which is about parenting – again uses the Myers-Briggs personality type system to guide readers in analyzing and understanding their own strengths, weaknesses, and patterns of thinking and behavior, with the aims of first, figuring out what careers are the best match for any person; second, guiding him or her in the process of job-hunting and interviewing; and third, helping him or her be as effective as possible on the job once hired, wwhat in terms of how to best use strengths and how to avoid being blindsided by weaknesses and bad habits.

Where you are in your type development.

Yva Goldheart marked it as to-read Aug 17, Want to Read saving…. The chapter specific to my type was also somewhat helpful. The Fourmula for Career Satisfaction. A worthwhile read, but I don’t feel all that much clearer in terms of my own career path.

To ask other readers questions about Do What You Areplease sign up. It gives clear suggestions base on each persons comfort-zone. Tieger, internationally recognized expert and author Do What You Areone of the best-selling career guides of all time, which has sold close to one million copies. I mainly used this book as a reference.


The book leads readers step-by-step through the process of determining and verifying Personality Type. My only tiegre is that it doesn’t have a questionnaire to help define your personality type. I have books on palm reading and phrenology and that thing where they tell how easy you are to hypnotize by looking at your eyes.

Running on a battery doesn’t mean I have a dead battery and that’s how I’ve been acting.

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

tleger I am in my mid twenties and I am in a job that I like but I dream for more. Michelle rated it liked it Oct 09, This reminded me of when I was a kid and I’d read about the zodiac signs and they’d say “As a Taurus, your favorite color is pink and your lucky number is 5.

I think it’s because personality traits as determined by the MBTI tiegeer learnable skills. On both tests, many years apart, I found out the s I originally purchased this in the 90’s on the advice of a psychotherapist I was seeing.

Same “job”, vastly different work. 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 pursuits. Mar 24, Gwen rated it it was amazing Recommended to Gwen by: Return to Book Page. Unsurprisingly, this book told me that I am an ISTJ introverted, sensing, thinking, judgingfor which that chapter’s subtitle is “take your time and do it right”–exactly my perspective on life.


I already pau my type, but wanted more information and wanted to confirm what I suspected. Aug 13, Mike Hark rated it did not like it Shelves: Intuition Dominant Sensors pay extremely close attention to facts and details.

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

Through his ground-breaking book Do What You Are, Paul Tieger changed how career counseling is conducted around the world. Dannielle Albert added it Jul 21, I feel, that, if followed it can save a lot of time and grief in one’s life. Want to Read saving…. Lists with This Book. Diane Eskridge added it Sep 02, So this book really helped put that into words–it accurately described the personality for each of the 16 types, and then had an in-depth profile of each type with individual case studies, possible careers, using your strengths, etc.

Your astrological sign’s description is about as accurate. I highly recommend this book for job seekers and people looking to derive greater satisfaction from their current job.

Do What You Are Quotes by Paul D. Tieger

I think I had begun to identify too much with the introvert label and was using this as an excuse to do less than I can. View all 6 comments.

The authors give a good description of each of the four personality types and tiegef sixteen temperaments. It’s a fascinating book!!