Personality Matters Blog

Posted 22 May 2024 by
Kevin Wood, Global Marketing

Talking psychometrics with the Start, Scale, Grow podcast

Talent selection, remote working, and psychological safety are among the topics covered on the Start, Scale, Grow podcast with consulting psychologist Cameron Nott

Posted 20 May 2024 by
Lucy Bellec, Trainer with The Myers-Briggs Company

What motivates different people?

Leaders need to be able to motivate their people—but how? In this extract from Psychology of Leadership, Lucy Bellec explores the complexities of motivation

Posted 23 April 2024 by
Kevin Wood

How sustainable do you think you are?

New research from The Myers-Briggs Company shares how MBTI® personality type affects views on sustainability and environmentally-focused organizations.

Posted 17 April 2024 by
Kevin Wood, Global Marketing

Well-being, Stress, and Resilience – New Podcast Episode

Season 3 of the podcast! In episode 1, chartered occupational psychologist Melissa Hill dives deep into well-being and resilience.

Posted 21 March 2024 by
Ralph Kilmann

Resolving Internal Conflicts

Part 4/4: Can the TKI model help with internal conflict? Ralph H. Kilmann, co-author of the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI®), shows which mode works best

Posted 08 March 2024 by
Melissa Summer

MBTI-centered Leadership Development Helps 16,000 Nurses Improve Patient Care

In hierarchical workplace environments like those found in the healthcare industry, leadership and communication skills can often be overlooked as a determinant of patient care in favor of processes, resource allocation and effi-ciency of operational systems.

Posted 04 March 2024 by
Ralph H. Kilmann

The Big Picture and Conflict Management

Part 3/4: Using a Big Picture model, Ralph H. Kilmann, co-author of the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI®), shows how to evaluate and manage conflict

Posted 28 February 2024 by
Ralph Kilmann

The Avoiding Culture in Organizations

Part 2/4: Ralph H. Kilmann, co-author of the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI®), tries alternative TKI questions to get the true picture about the avoiding culture in organizations

Posted 15 February 2024 by
Global Marketing

Can MBTI training help a criminal justice organization function better?

New case study shows role of MBTI® self-awareness in organizational reform

Posted 13 February 2024 by
John Hackston, The Myers-Briggs Company

Key Workplace Trends of 2024 Affecting Talent Development

Six areas to explore in the year ahead.

Posted 13 February 2024 by
Ralph H. Kilmann

Cultural norms and conflict modes

What are cultural norms and how do they affect how people manage conflict? Get in-depth insights from Ralph H. Kilmann, co-author of the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI®), on the nuances of using and interpreting the TKI instrument in this blog.

Posted 29 January 2024 by
Vanessa Bradford

How Australia Post used MBTI personality type to build trust and increase productivity

Managers have a lot on their plate – from exceeding customer expectations to taking care of their employees. This blog explains how sales and operations managers at Australia Post improved company success by using the MBTI personality assessment to build trust and collaboration.

Posted 29 December 2023 by
Melissa Summer

Myers Briggs Test Online

How can you take the famous Myers Briggs test online? Is it the same as the MBTI test? Learn more here.

Posted 28 December 2023 by
Melissa Summer

World Introvert Day: Introversion in-depth

Can you be an extraverted Introvert? What’re the differences between Introverts? Do ambiverts exist? Does Introversion look different in different cultures? In honor of World Introvert Day, listen to this podcast episode that dives into Introversion in-depth with MBTI expert and chartered psychologist John Hackston.

Posted 27 December 2023 by
Melissa Summer

The MBTI® Step II™ Assessment - Uncovering the DNA of personality type

What is the MBTI Step II and what are facets? Learn more about uncovering the DNA of personality type in this blog.

Posted 21 December 2023 by
Kevin Wood, The Myers-Briggs Company

Can you be an extraverted Introvert?

Why introverts can be louder than you expect.

Posted 29 November 2023 by
Kevin Wood, The Myers-Briggs Company

How to use the MBTI assessment with the Strong assessment

Learn where interests and personality type combine to improve career planning.

Posted 20 November 2023 by
Global Marketing

Why knowing your personality type is critical to a growth mindset

If people think ability is innate, it could be holding them back.

Posted 20 November 2023 by
Global Marketing

Should personality assessments be used in hiring?

How to decide if and when to include personality assessments in the selection process.

Posted 16 November 2023 by
Global Marketing

How personality type affects team performance and job satisfaction

New research sends clear message to team leaders

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