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Under Pressure by Maria Katsarou, Denis Sartain

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Manifestations of stress for different types

Knowing your Type gives you another important insight: the ability to recognize the warning signs of stress peculiar to your type. By “warning signs” we refer to those changes of behaviour that crop up when you work over long periods of time, when you have to deal with competing demands, personal and professional, and so on. Even if you do notice these changes in yourself, you will often choose to ignore them, for the sake of getting your work done, most likely to a deadline. In such situations, you experience what is called “Type Exaggeration.”

This phenomenon, identified by Kummerow, Barger and Kirby in 1997, posits that in stressed situations, the behavioural traits peculiar to your type manifest ...

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