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Unformatted text preview: PROFESSIONAL PRESENCE AND INFLUENCE 5 job to be done, they can be counted on to put their shoulder to the wheel. Guardians also believe in law and order, and sometimes worry that respect for authority, even a fundamental sense of right and wrong, is being lost. Perhaps this is why Guardians honor customs and traditions so strongly -- they are familiar patterns that help bring stability to our modern, fast-paced world.” (Keirsey, n.d.). “Practical and down-to-earth, Guardians believe in following the rules and cooperating with others. They are not very comfortable winging it or blazing new trails; working steadily within the system is the Guardian way, for in the long run loyalty, discipline, and teamwork get the job done right. Guardians are meticulous about schedules and have a sharp eye for proper procedures. They are cautious about change, even though they know that change can be healthy for an institution. Better to go slowly, they say, and look before you leap.” (Keirsey, n.d.). “Guardians make up as much as 4D to 45 percent of the population, and a good thing, because they usually end up doing all the indispensable but thankless jobs everyone else takes for granted." (Keirsey, n.d.). “Establishing and following a familiar daily routine is critical to your well being. In your ideal job, you and your coworkers would all share information so that everyone could remain "on the same page" as projects move forward. Because you genuinely care about the people you work with, your colleagues and your customers appreciate your unassuming kindness." (Keirsey, n.d.). 2. Analyze your test results, including areas that may or may not align with how you view yourself. PROFESSIONAL PRESENCE AND INFLUENCE 6 A. Evaluate how the preferences identified by the test align with your relationships, favorite activities, and career choices. The preferences identified in this test align with my lifestyle in many ways. Kiersey.com states, “Guardians can have a lot of fun with their friends, but they are quite serious about their duties and responsibilities. Guardians take pride in being dependable and trustworthy; if there's a job to be done, they can be counted on to put their shoulder to the wheel.” (Keirsey, n.d.). This statement very closely suits my personality. I enjoy spending time with friends and relationships with friends and family members are very important to me. My favorite activities are those spent ...
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