Modes of Operation

Planned:
describes a more structured way of operating within the world.

Planned Mental Mechanism (Judging)

Someone who favors a planned approach will typically pack in advance for a trip. They like to have decisions made and bring things to closure. They find schedules and routines comforting. They crave consistency and enjoy being prepared.
Spontaneous:
describes a more “see what comes” way of operating within the world.
Spontaneous Mental Mechanism (Perceiving)
Someone who favors a spontaneous approach will pack at the last minute for a trip. They like to make decisions as circumstances unfold and leave options open. They find schedules and routines restricting. They crave variety and enjoy improvising.