In my public speaking course at OTC for our third speech we were to inform the audience on a topic of our choosing. Given this opportunity I chose one of my favorite things to speak on, The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. I researched the history of it which I had not known yet and more about what each letter meant. I put together an outline for my speech and made sure to cite all my resources. The speech was supposed to be within 6-8 minutes and I came in at 6:34. This is great considering I am most always over time. I also put together some slides to go along with my speech. I am getting slightly less nervous about speaking in public with each speech I give. Below is my outline and slides.
Name: Mya Washam
Topic: The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Specific Purpose: To inform the audience about the MBTI and how to take it.
Central Idea: There is a way to understand yourself and others around you.
Mya’s Guide to the MBTI
I. Have you ever wanted to understand yourself better and what makes you tick?
- There is a device for that.
- Itis called the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
- It is a self questionnaire that reveals your personality type which is composed of four letters.
II. I have spent hours of my own free time researching every type, which there are 16 of.
- Within a time frame of knowing someone personally for about a week I could almost always accurately guess what their personality type is.
- My favorite resource is 16personalities.com.
III. The Myers-Briggs is used in work environments as well as classes I have taken.
- Knowing how the people around you work can help you become a more empathetic and understanding person when dealing with others.
I The Myers-Briggs was created by mother and daughter Isabel Myers and Katharine Briggs
- According to the Myers & Briggs Foundation Katharine was inspired by Carl Jung.
- Figuring out which questions to put on the questionnaire.
- Publishing by ETS.
II. Explaining what each letter means according to Human Metrics.
- What E vs I is.
- What S vs N is.
- What F vs T is.
- What P vs J is.
III. Explaining the grouping of types and why they are grouped according to 16 Personalities.
- Traits of Analysts.
- Traits of Diplomats
- Traits of Sentinels
- Traits of explorers.
- Where to take the test.
- Understanding ourselves can help us become better people.
“The History of the MBTI Assessment.” Opp, www.opp.com/en/tools/MBTI/Myers-Briggs-history. Accessed 13 Oct. 2018.
The Myers & Briggs Foundation , mbti, www.myersbriggs.org/. Accessed 13 Oct. 2018.
16 Personanlities, www.16personalities.com/. Accessed 13 Oct. 2018.
Human Metrics . Personality Type Explained, www.humanmetrics.com/personality/type. Accessed 13 Oct. 2018.