The Johari Window was invented by Joseph Luft and Harrington Ingham in the 1950s as a model for mapping personality awareness. By describing yourself from a fixed list of adjectives, then asking your friends and colleagues to describe you from the same list, a grid of overlap and difference can be built up.
|Known to Others|
|Not Known to Others|
calm cheerful dependable dignified happy independent introverted logical mature nervous powerful proud relaxed religious responsive self-assertive sensible sympathetic warm wise
(Hover over a word to see how many people chose it.)
able (28%) accepting (7%) adaptable (21%) bold (7%) brave (14%) calm (0%) caring (14%) cheerful (0%) clever (21%) complex (35%) confident (0%) dependable (0%) dignified (0%) energetic (14%) extroverted (14%) friendly (21%) giving (14%) happy (0%) helpful (7%) idealistic (7%) independent (0%) ingenious (28%) intelligent (50%) introverted (0%) kind (7%) knowledgeable (14%) logical (0%) loving (7%) mature (0%) modest (7%) nervous (0%) observant (7%) organised (21%) patient (7%) powerful (0%) proud (0%) quiet (7%) reflective (14%) relaxed (0%) religious (0%) responsive (0%) searching (35%) self-assertive (0%) self-conscious (14%) sensible (0%) sentimental (7%) shy (7%) silly (7%) spontaneous (28%) sympathetic (0%) tense (7%) trustworthy (7%) warm (0%) wise (0%) witty (28%)
Frieda thinks: silly, extroverted, self-conscious, reflective, searching.
jane thinks: able, intelligent, reflective, complex, ingenious, kind.
Chaos Penguin thinks: friendly, intelligent, knowledgeable, helpful, adaptable.
Mary thinks: ingenious, clever, spontaneous, energetic, modest.
susoolu thinks: searching, sentimental, brave, spontaneous, intelligent, giving.
Rachel thinks: searching, intelligent, able, spontaneous, bold.
m thinks: shy, tense, searching, self-conscious, complex, idealistic.
purlpower thinks: clever, witty, complex, ingenious, adaptable, organised.
NikolaAnne thinks: caring, friendly, intelligent, quiet, searching, complex.
A thinks: intelligent, adaptable, witty, observant, energetic.
amber thinks: clever, knowledgeable, organised, ingenious, able.
Nic thinks: loving, caring, accepting, trustworthy, able, patient.
Sue Margolis thinks: friendly, giving, intelligent, organised, witty.
Della thinks: spontaneous, witty, brave, extroverted, complex.
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