ISFJ Protector 10% of Population


If you are an ISFJ you may:

  • Desire to be of service to others above all else, rendering it easily, gently and helpfully
  • Have a strong sense of history and continuity with past events
  • Value tradition and conservation of resources
  • Feel that work is good, while play must be earned
  • Value efficiency and standard operating procedures and get irritated at their violation (often turning inward and causing muscle tension and fatigue)
  • Be super-dependable
  • Thrive in service careers
  • Relate well to those who need them (sick, downtrodden, or the "boss")
  • Efficiently execute routines that call for repeated sequential procedures
  • Prefer practical "down to earth" over theory
  • Be aware of status and annoyed at those who act above or below their social standing
  • Prefer quiet friends to boisterous ones
  • As a parent, expects children to conform to the rules of society
  • Feels responsible to see that rules are honored
  • Flair for making the home attractive in time-honored style; nourishing meals
  • Often be misunderstood and undervalued
  • Experience some discomfort in positions of authority
  • Do everything yourself rather than insisting others do your job

These are some roles you may enjoy:

  • Service projects
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Teach
  • Music Team Organizer
  • Planning/Exec. Team
  • Greeter
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