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Capitalizing on Your Intelligence Style
By The College Advisor

Keirsey Temperament Theory identifies 4 distinct styles of intelligence. Each of the 4 temperaments has a stronger natural preference order of these 4 intelligence styles, such that they tend to develop the most strength in the style for which they have the strongest preference, and the least strength where their preference is the weakest. Guardians are strongest in logistical intelligence, Artisans in tactical intelligence, Idealists in diplomatic intelligence, and Rationals in strategic intelligence.

When careers makes use of the type of intelligence of each personality style, everyone benefits. The individual likes the job better and the company benefits from having an employee who is good at their job. In this series of articles, we look at each temperament's strongest intelligence style, and how your college major applies to future career choices.

This is a series of 4 articles:


Temperament and School

Home for Holidays
Changing Majors
Studying for Midterms
Balancing Work & School
Your Intelligence Strengths
Guardians *
Artisans *
Idealists *
Rationals *
Helicopter Parents
Failing Classes
Perfection Trap
Is Grad School For You?
Double Majors
Non-technical Degree?
College Not Working For You?
Summer Jobs
Professional Organizations
Sports Careers

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