September 15, 2021

To Be An Inclusive Leader, You Must Understand And Respect Personality Preferences

There are three key diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to understand if you want an inclusive company culture. Read more to learn them all and how they work together.

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Leadership

Overconfident Leadership Is Poised to Inflict Maximum Damage

While a healthy measure of self-confidence is clearly a component of effective leadership, this is an area when there definitely can be too much of a good thing. Read

Why introverts struggle to climb the corporate ladder

Leadership positions often go to extroverts, even though they're in the minority.

A Big Leadership Goal: Keep It Simple

Big ambitions are great for your association, but there’s value in stepping back and making sure everybody’s included in your strategy conversations.

December 6, 2019

TNLT

The Problem of the Overconfident Leader

January 2, 2020

CareerSherpa

Yes, An Introvert Can Lead Too

January 6, 2020

HR Dive

Myers-Briggs: Introverts underrepresented in leadership roles

September 17, 2019

Forbes

Unconscious Personality Bias Keeps Women From Leadership - And Costs Companies

August 16, 2019

Forbes

Companies Must Understand the Psychology of Change to Weather Tomorrow’s Disruptive Forces

April 4, 2019

Authority Magazine

WMyers-Briggs Company CEO Jeff Hayes: “Organizations embracing the importance of their mission are going to have a happier workforce.”

Conflict/Stress

Report: Stress, Gender, and Leadership

Being at the top is stressful, or so we are told. After all, top executives have high-powered, demanding stressful roles, don’t they? Surely that is one reason why they earn the big bucks. In fact, research suggests otherwise.

Mid-level managers were already stressed. Coronavirus has made it worse

LWomen who hold top executive positions are some of the least stressed in a company, while women in mid-level roles are more stressed than any of their colleagues.That’s according to a recent report from The Myers-Briggs company, which analyzed data from 1,182 women and 485 men relating to stress, gender and leadership.

How Stress Affects Your Money Management Style Based On Personality Type

Moderate stress is normal and has positive benefits. As stress levels ratchet up, however, our thinking can become clouded by negative emotion, and in these states, we can be prone to make poor decisions, as demonstrated by a 2017 study by Wemm and Wulfert.

December 6, 2019

SHRM.org

Pandemic Leaves Some Struggling with Survivor Guilt at Work

December 6, 2019

The Conversation

It’s OK to be OK: How to Stop Feeling ‘Survivor Guilt’ During COVID-19

December 6, 2019

TLNT

Who’s Feeling Survivor Guilt? Who Isn’t? And What You Can Do About It

December 6, 2019

TecHRSeries

Navigating Stress as We Head Back to the Office

December 6, 2019

HCA Mag/HR Director

Survivor Guilt: How to Deal With Company Layoffs

December 6, 2019

CNBC

Workers Feel Survivor’s Guilt as Pandemic Continues and Layoffs Deepen

Remote Work/Technology and Work

How to Fully Embed Virtuality in the Workplace for Success

The world of work is an ever-changing environment. One of the changes sweeping nearly all workplaces and industries is the move toward virtual work. We might recall news headlines of the pioneers of the “remote work” movement who early on cleared their physical locations to give way for employees to work from anywhere in the world.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Work From Home: Are You Facilitating Remote Work for Each Personality Type?

A one-size-fits-all WFH policy isn’t the right answer, even if companies are switching from on-premise to remote working overnight due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In this article, we discuss: key work from home best practice to follow during the coronavirus outbreak, different personality traits and how they can inform your WFH policy, and exclusive insights from The Myers-Briggs Company’s John Hackston./p>

How to Ask Your Boss to Let You Keep Working From Home

The secret to getting your boss to say yes may be in their Myers-Briggs personality type.

June 16, 2020

AllWork

Future of Work: 5 Ways Technology is Reshaping the Work and the Workplace

March 27, 2020

PR Daily

How to manage, engage and motivate remote workers

January 17, 20220

Chief Learning Officer

The Training/Technology Conundrum

March 30, 2020

Staffing Industry News

Helping Staff Adjust to Remote Work by Balancing Interpersonal Needs of Team Members

April 8, 2020

HR.com

How ‘Shelter-in-Place’ Affects Different Personality Types

MBTI Science

The MBTI Is Backed by Solid Science. Why Do Some Claim Otherwise?

What Does the Data Really Say About the MBTI?

In Defense of the Myers-Briggs

A comprehensive counter to anti-MBTI hype.

Under the Hood of the MBTI Online Assessment

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality assessment instrument can be beneficial when used for its designed purpose. It’s not designed to predict performance—in fact, the theory behind the instrument pre-supposes that someone of any personality type is capable of performing well in any profession.

May 5, 2020

Forbes

Personality Isn't Permanent, Or Is It? The Answer Can Shape Your Career

July 31, 2020

TD.org

Debunking the Myths About the Myers-Briggs Assessment

June 16, 2020

PsychCentral | NON EXISTENT

Discovering Your Gifts, Appreciating Differences: Therapeutic Use of Psychological Type and the MBTI

April 7, 2021

Recruiter.com

The MBTI is Backed By Solid Science? Why Do Some Claim Otherwise?

December 1, 2016

National Career Development Association

Using the MBTI in Education in the Way it Was Designed

August 31, 2017

Journal of Personality Assessment

Personality Assessment for Employee Development: Ivory Tower or Real World?

Happiness/Well-Being

Workplace relationships "the biggest lever" to improve wellbeing

Positive and supportive relationships at work contribute more to workplace wellbeing than other factors, new research has found.

Corporate Wellness: Key Findings from The Myers-Briggs Company’s 3-year Study

A recent report, “Well-being in the workplace: Why it matters for organizational performance and how to improve it” by The Myers-Briggs Company, investigated workplace well-being, the most effective activities to enhance wellness, and the organizational benefits of fostering wellness.

6 steps to super employee well-being

These factors prove how employee wellness leads to high performance

September 8, 2020

Recruiter.com

Can Your Myers-Briggs Type Help You Find Well-Being at Work?

March 27, 2020

PeopleMatters

The case for well-being in the workplace

March 30, 2020

Well+Good

The one factor that improves workplace wellness for nearly every Myers-Briggs type

April 16, 2020

The Business Journals

Why office friendships help the bottom line

June 16, 2020

HR Dive

Study: Relationships with co-workers a top well-being factor

September 8, 2020

BenefitsPro

Are coworker relationships the secret to workplace well-being?

Work/Life

How Different Personality Types Cope with an Always-On Culture

Technology has enabled many people to work from anywhere but has also contributed to an “always on” work culture that was growing even before the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, with so many of us are working remotely, the boundaries between “home” and...

Fact Or Fiction: Is “Work-Life Balance” Just A Myth?

The conversation about work-life balance in modern society began in the midst of the Industrial Revolution. In the centuries since, the discussion that helped establish the 40-hour work week has evolved into a multimillion dollar industry rife with consultancies and scientific articles, begging the question: after so much time and money spent, how do so many companies still get it wrong?

The importance of Switching off--How to Manage Wellness in an Always-On Culture

How do you manage wellness in an always-on culture? In its most recent research study, the Myers-Briggs Company looks at ways to ‘switch off’.

March 2, 2020

TD.org

Use personality type insights to improve work-life balance

October 22, 2020

Human Resources Director

How the ‘always on’ culture is impacting you

October 23, 2020

Allwork -- Daily Digest News

October 23, 2020 (covered ‘Always On’ study)

November 4th, 2020

Allwork

How Being Always On Can Be Both Good and Bad

January 7, 2021

Forbes

How Your Personality Type Can Help You Achieve Your 2021 Financial Goals

December 17, 2019

Forbes

Four Ways To Help Your Employees Better Manage The 'Always On' Work Culture

Teams/Culture

The ENTP helping teams understand each other at the Myers-Briggs Co.

The name of the Myers-Briggs Company may ring a bell for anyone who took Psychology 101 and learned about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a personality assessment that has been popular since the 1940s.

Observing the Platinum Rule to Build Stronger Workplace Relationships

I once asked the leader of a struggling team: “What would happen if you treated your employees and colleagues the way you expect them to treat your customers?” For this leader, the way customers were to be treated was clear: with respect, a benefit-of-the-doubt stance, and, most important, how they want to be treated.

Design a Culture Around People to Improve Engagement

There’s a substantial body of research showing organizations with highly engaged employees have 37% less absenteeism, 21% higher productivity and have 19% more income than companies with mostly disengaged employees. But what determines an employee’s engagement and how can organizations take action to influence employee engagement?

July 15, 2020

Recruiter.com

Personality Type Biases Lead to Missed Opportunities

February 3, 2020

Federal News Network (podcast)

Bettering Management with Behavioral Science

December 6, 2019

TNLT

The Problem of the Overconfident Leader

November 1, 2019

Recruiter.com

When Innovation Gets Stifled: An MBTI-based Approach to Bringing Big Ideas to Change-Averse Companies

June 8, 2018

OnRec

CPP Research Sheds New Light on the Value of Self-Awareness in the Workplace

March 22, 2019

HR Dive

Old work habits die hard, but they have to go, report says

Introverts vs. Extraverts

We’re All a Little Introverted Now—So Plan Your Meetings Accordingly

After more than a year of virtual meetings, it’s going to be a little tough for people to readjust to in-person events—even those who identify as extroverts.

On Being an Introverted Black Woman in Leadership

Introverts, extroverts respond differently to pandemic ‘The things that are stressing people relate to their personality’

April 8, 2020

Forbes.com

It’s a Mixed Bag: How 2020 Changed Things For Introverts in the Workplace

April 10, 2021

The Seattle Times

Meet the introverts who are dreading a return to normal

July 15, 2020

Kansas City Star

Meet the introverts who are dreading a return to normal

May 5, 2020

Introvert, Dear

A Myers-Briggs Expert Explains Why Introverts May Not Be Loving Quarantine

April 5, 2016

Inc.

3 Simple Ways Introverts Can Conquer Public Speaking

January 3, 2019

HR Dive

Introverted employees score lower on well-being than extroverted colleagues

Diversity and Inclusion

To Be An Inclusive Leader, You Must Understand And Respect Personality Preferences

Read about why diversity of thought and personality should be considered in inclusivity.

Why we need to embrace introverted Black women in the workplace

When Black women deviate from stereotype, it can have a damaging impact on our careers

Is Your Manager Inclusive? The Answer Might Affect Your Well-being

How would you answer this: “My manager ensures that I feel heard and understood” Agree, disagree or undecided?

April 10, 2020

Profiles in Diversity Journal

Why Women Are Underrepresented at the Top, and What Companies Can Do About It

May 31, 2020

Forbes

New Research on What Happens When Women Make the Rules

August 18, 2020

TecHRSeries

Inclusion and Diversity - Don’t Forget Personality

November 11, 2020

Training Magazine

Unless Current Trends are Reversed Women Will Remain Under-represented at the Top Through 2070

June 23, 2021

ThriveGlobal

Is the Nature of Certain Kinds of Work Worsening COVID-related Inequalities?

Misc

To Stay Safe, Companies Must Integrate the Human Element in Cybersecurity

How knowing about personality type can help you tailor your messages to keep your company safer for cyber threats.

Workers feel survivor’s guilt as pandemic continues and layoffs deepen

Why some people are more affected by coworkers leaving than others

The MBTI Is Backed by Solid Science. Why Do Some Claim Otherwise?

A deeper dive into the common misconceptions and false information surrounding the MBTI assessment’s validity and reliability.

March 31, 2021

Harvard Business Review

Have You Taken the Difficult Person Test?

February 26, 2020

Security Boulevard

How Personality Influences Cybersecurity Behavior

February 13, 2020

Forbes

Building A Better Money Management Strategy With The Power Of Personality Type

December 26, 2019

InTouch Rugby

Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide

December 16, 2020

The Enterprisers Project

How to Find Security Blindspots During COVID-19: Think Personality

Consumer

Being different...pain and joy: Michael Segovia at TEDxBoyleHeights 2014

MBTI Master Practitioner Michael Segovia shares his experiences and how personality type awareness helped him in life

How to Ask Your Boss to Let You Keep Working From Home

Online learning: Balancing students’ diverse communication, learning styles

How personality type insights can help students with their studies

March 31, 2021

Mommies Reviews

MBTI Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

March 31, 2021

Thought Catalog

The Cities You Should Be Most Drawn To Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

March 31, 2021

Brides.com

Wedding Inspiration, Based on Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Training/Learning

Helping Staff Adjust to Remote Work by Balancing Interpersonal Needs of Team Members

Choosing to work from home on an occasional basis (or even full-time) is one thing; being forced to work from home, while worrying about your family and maybe your job — well, that’s quite another.

Bettering Management With Behavioral Science

Tune in to FEDtalk this week to hear about the how agencies can utilize behavioral science to better lead their teams.

How understanding employee personalities helps HR build resilience

Stress triggers are different from employee to employee and can impact how people respond to our turbulent times.

October 31, 2019

Forbes

How to Incorporate Experiential Learning in the Workplace

January 29, 2018

Training Magazine

Personality Type Offers Clues For Adapting Training to a Virtual Environment

August 20, 2018

Chief Learning Officer

The Training/Technology Conundrum

Hiring, Retention and Job Searching

Retaining Talent Despite The Turnover Tsunami

Better pay isn't always enough to make good employees stick around

Should Personality Assessments Be Used In Hiring?

Lately a common hiring practice has come under scrutiny: personality testing in the interview process. Here’s what you need to know.

The MBTI® Has Many Uses… Hiring is Not One of Them

Which personality assessments to use in hiring, and which you should never use to hire.

June 3, 2021

Forbes

How to Incorporate Experiential Learning in the Workplace

January 10, 2014

HBR

For a More Flexible Workforce, Hire Self-Aware People

October 25, 2019

AllWork

Future of Work: How Job Crafting Will Change the Way We Work

August 21, 2019

TD.org

Is it time to put your hiring practices on the chopping block?

Jan 15, 2020

Recruiter.com

Personality Type Biases Lead to Missed Opportunities

January 6, 2020

HR Dive

Myers-Briggs: Introverts underrepresented in leadership roles

Entrepreneurship

How Your Myers-Briggs Type Can Make You Excel as an Entrepreneur

Want to work for yourself? Draw on the strengths of your introverted Myers-Briggs personality type.

Building Resilience by Understanding Your Stress Triggers

Think back to a time you were really stressed out. Did you ever look at yourself and think, “That’s just not me! Why am I doing this?”

Overconfident Leadership Is Poised to Inflict Maximum Damage

While a healthy measure of self-confidence is clearly a component of effective leadership, this is an area when there definitely can be too much of a good thing.

June 29, 2017

CNBC

Successful entrepreneurs are more likely to have these 2 crucial personality traits

August 2, 2017

The Guardian

Are entrepreneurs born or made?

June 19, 2017

Inc.com

Myers-Briggs Just Revealed Why Entrepreneurs Create So Much Conflict

June 7, 2017

Inc.com

Myers-Briggs Just Discovered There Is a Personality Type for Entrepreneurs

June 2017

Health Ventures

Myers-Briggs Just Discovered There Is a Personality Type for Entrepreneurs

August 21, 2017

Entrepreneur

The 5 Personality Traits All Entrepreneurs Must Have

Education

Online learning: Balancing students’ diverse communication, learning styles

Lessons that account for personality-derived preferences help students adjust and succeed

Learning Styles Based on Jung's Theory of Personality

One learning style theory is based on the work of analytical psychologist Carl Jung, who developed a theory of psychological types designed to categorize people in terms of various personality patterns.

Linking personality type to the career exploration process

Knowing your personality type can help you both in and out of school in finding your ideal career. Here’s how.

October 16, 2021

eCampus News

How to change recruitment for an evolving high school grad demographic

May 1, 2013

WSJ

Business Schools Know How You Think

April 13, 2020

District Administration

Online Learning: Balancing Students’ Diverse Communication, Learning Styles