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ISFJ - Protectors

ISFJs place great importance on their jobs and engage in their work with enthusiasm. Having a desire to serve others, they work tirelessly and often associate professional success with a society that functions well. Reliable, and down-to-earth, they work to achieve stability in their jobs and everyday tasks. ISFJs make the most out of their incomes and are always saving for a rainy day. They are meticulous to the point of perfectionism, pay attention to detail and are dependable at work. ISFJs preserve and protect past methods of doing things; they uphold traditions and take pride in attending cultural events. 6% of the total population.

Personality traits

  • Have a desire to serve others, and an equal need to be needed.
  • True altruists; meet kindness with more kindness.
  • Follow through on tasks, even though they are prone to procrastination.
  • Reliable, stable and down-to-earth
  • Loyal and dedicated
  • Seemingly shy, they are approachable and gain satisfaction in helping others.
  • Very aware of other people‚Äôs feelings
  • Dislike conflict and confrontation
  • Practical-minded; Enjoy order and structure
  • Like concrete information and are practical-minded
  • Have a great memory for detail
  • Traditional; preserve past ways of doing things.

Interesting facts

  • Watch a lot of television.
  • One of the most likely types to major in education in college.
  • Reluctant to accept leadership roles.

Common careers

  • teacher
  • bookkeeper
  • librarian
  • nurse
  • entrepreneur
  • photographer
  • personnel counselor
  • curator
  • social services
  • physical therapist

Famous ISFJ's

  • Mother Teresa
  • Jimmy Stewart
  • Kristy Yamaguchi
  • Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Quotes by famous ISFJ's

  • "If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one." - Mother Teresa
  • "Never treat your audience as customers, always as partners." - Jimmy Stewart
  • "I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free." - Rosa Parks
  • "Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Hobbies and recreation

  • canoe trips
  • cooking
  • spending time working in the garden or home
  • helping friends move or watching them play sports
  • nature walks
  • painting
  • reading real-life adventure stories
  • baking
  • crafts
  • picnics