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Posted by ISTP/typeless? ( on September 03, 2003 at 23:26:54:

In Reply to: Follow up posted by M.E. ( on September 03, 2003 at 22:47:02:

> No precise correlation exists, to the best of my knowledge, between Enneagram typology and MBTI (and/or variants thereof.) Some plausible
> overlaps may help narrow down E-type to fewer choices. Personally,
> I would look at E-7 and counter-phobic 6 descriptions and see if anything
> seems relevant to ISTP identification. Some might include E-9 in the short
> list. the ISTP is referred to as the "Artisan." I believe that implies a
> practical approach to how "things work." "Here and now" seems more relevant
> than "then and there." ISTPs have many possible avenues of satisfaction.
> Some occupations are in service related areas: police, fireman,carpenter,
> technology, banking, mechanics, commercial artist. The connections
> are immediacy, practicality, service, spontenaity, observation, adventure,
> independence, self direction, reality-based, hierarchical. If you are
> investigating career paths, I suggest visiting a local community college
> and see a guidance/career counselor (for free.) Take a few standardized
> aptitude and inclination test; then, discuss the possibilities. That might
> provide some insights and alert you to good possibilities you might otherwise overlook. Satisfaction is a major aspect of meaanigful work.
> The sky is the limit for everyone; getting on one's own path is a good starting point. You might consider a romance with an ESFJ if you want some
> inspiration and passion. Go to Hollister and meet kindred spirits. Enjoy
> the journey.

Actually, I'm in computer networking. I headed into the field because I get to work with tools, do a little labour

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