Personality Matters Blog

Posted 08 November 2022 by
Melissa Summer

The psychological, emotional, and financial value of training & development

4 min read. If you’re in human resources, have a learning and development position, or are an independent trainer or consultant in these areas, you probably know the value of planned training and development initiatives for your employees. But when economies slow and budgets tighten, the training and development budget is often one of the first things to be cut. Why? Compared to manufacturing, sales, and other revenue generating parts of the business, many leaders have a hard time recogni...

Posted 28 May 2020 by
Melissa Summer, Marketing & PR Manager, The Myers-Briggs Company

27 Tools Business Leaders Should Know About

Organizational psychologists and business leaders were asked about top tools for the organization. Here's what they had to say...

Posted 22 January 2020 by
Melissa Summer

End your Hiring Headache

How to find and develop the right person for the right job [webinar]

Posted 14 February 2019 by
Justin Arneson, Research Scientist

Harnessing Personality Assessments to Predict Current and Future Job Performance

The nature of work is changing. Rapidly. And certain soft skills and characteristics will be at a premium in the workforce of the future. Read more about these forecasts and how certain personality-oriented characteristics, instead of technical competence, will be crucial to successful performance.

Posted 28 September 2017 by
Global Marketing

Fortune 10 Senior OD Consultant Talks about CPI 260 Certification Experience

Mike A., a Sr. OD Consultant at a Fortune 10 company, shares his perspective on attending the CPI 260® Certification course and why he wanted to add the CPI 260 instrument to his development toolkit. “In my world, I coach people who are high potentials. Individual contributors who’ve been seen by executives as future leaders – they can be first line managers, directors, etc. One thing about the CPI 260 is you can get the same kind of data [that you’d get f...

Posted 17 February 2017 by
Global Marketing

7 Leadership Traits of Successful CIO's

This article originally appeared in CIO Magazine. To read the article in its original format, click here.  The California Psychology Inventory (CPI), developed by CPP -- the exclusive publisher of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment -- is an assessment tool that help leaders gain more insight into and improve their performance. Ultimately, the CPI helps identify your leadership strengths and weaknesses, what motivates you and can help you understand your personal "thinking style." Th...

Posted 24 June 2016 by
Global Marketing

American Red Cross Uses CPI 260 Tool to Identify Leadership Potential

Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood, which means approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S. People need blood for a variety of reasons, from chemotherapy treatment to natural disasters, and many often need more than a few pints. A single car accident victim can require as many of 100 pints of blood. In addition, blood can’t be manufactured – it can only come from generous donors. And since 1940, under the leadership of Dr. Charles Dre...