Re: Techwriting and Personality

Subject: Re: Techwriting and Personality
From: "W words" <wongword -at- ozemail -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2001 09:05:02 +1000

I think you will find that there are a lot of INTJs in tech writing and

However if everyone is the same , the team will fail. You must have a mix of
people so that a project can be carried out. Everyone has something to
contribute so it is a matter of finding the right mix for a particular

that is you need thinkers and planners and doers andpeople who see the big
picture and people to concentrate on details etc

Irene Wong

> Hi everyone --
> I saw something interesting on the net -- and thought I'd throw it out for
> discussion. It's definitely a much more fluffy discussion than the
> thread (which I enjoyed tremendously). I read that technical writing is a
> career fit for those of writers with the ISTJ personality type (this is
> Briggs by the way). I found that to be interesting since my type is
> between INFP and ENFP -- the exact opposite of ISTJ. Any thoughts on the
> validity of the ISTJ-techwriting claim?
> Chantel


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