My inspiration to start this thread came from the "Jung Typology" thread and the "Anarchist planning" thread. It got me thinking about how my values can interfere with my ability to be an effective planner. I took some time off between graduate school and now to think about this.
I am an INFP, which means I tend to be an idealist. On the political compass I score in the bottom left quadrant, which defiantly displays my idealism for a free society.
Working in a policy related field is hard for me because I want to know why we keep trying old methods that have never worked. I find myself having to bite my tongue before I speak my mind.
How does your personality and values interfere with your work?