The istj personality traits according to MBTI

By M.Farouk Radwan, MSc.

The ISTJ personality traits according to MBTI

The word ISTJ stands for Introvert Sensing Thinking Judging. The ISTJ is an Introvert who prefers to stay alone or with his few close friends rather than being in a public place.

The ISTJ collects information based on his senses then takes logical decisions based on practical facts. The ISTJ is not a procrastinator by any means and he knows how to get a job done.

the ISTJ personality type according to MBTI

Below are some of the common personality traits of an ISTJ:

  • The ISTJ is a very organized person, he always uses logic in thinking and judging situations
  • the ISTJ is hard worker, achiever and self motivated to reach his goals
  • the ISTJ never rests until he reaches what he wants
  • The combination of sensing, thinking and being an introvert helps the ISTJ create his own model of the world and so he may find problems in agreeing with someone else who contradicts these ideas
  • the ISTJ is very dependable and loyal
  • the ISTJ may be a subjected to more stress due to his strong commitment to achieving his goals
  • the ISTJ in summary is a perfect planner, goal oriented hard worker and achiever

Careers that suits the ISTJ

Because the ISTJ is a logical thinker who loves facts and practical data the following jobs suits him the most:

  • Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Scientist
  • Researcher

The ISTJ personality in relationships

The ISTJ gets along with people who are introverts. Generally an introvert will have a hard time if he got into a relationship with an extrovert due to the difference in their nature.

The ISTJ might be harsh sometimes and might only think about his goals, this behaviour might cause him some problems during his love life.

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