Personality Matters Blog

Posted 03 October 2022 by
Melissa Summer

Galderma Skincare Uses the MBTI® Tool to Navigate Major Company Change

How does a skincare giant smooth out the wrinkles of organizational change?

Posted 07 March 2022 by
Melissa Summer

International Women’s Day: Increasing awareness, supporting, and connecting

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated...

Posted 28 December 2021 by
Kevin Wood

Introversion 2.0: Why we need to reshape the way we work

The last two years have caused a major shift in how we work. And for some, it's been an Introvert's paradise. Here's what all managers and Introverted employees should know to work at their best...

Posted 17 December 2021 by
Melissa Summer

Holiday stress & personality: Tips for each MBTI type

Home Alone. A Christmas Story. It’s a Wonderful Life. What do all these movies have in common (aside from taking place during the holiday season)? Stressful situations! While this time of year can be fun, festive and a great time to catch up on sleep, for many people it also brings undesired stress from lack of time, to the pressure to give gifts, to travel and burnout from holiday parties (especially social burnout for those with preferences for Introversion). And all the hustle and bust...

Posted 14 December 2021 by
Melissa Summer

Master of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Dr. Naomi Quenk

Dr. Quenk had an immense passion for helping people to better understand themselves and appreciate differences in others.

Posted 03 November 2021 by
Melissa Summer

From HiPo new employee to rock star producer

Personality assessments like the Myers-Briggs tool help your company maintain a reliable system for developing high potential (aka HiPo) employees.

Posted 14 June 2021 by
Kevin Wood

To build or not to build - Is this the question for team leaders?

Do you know what the difference is between team building and team development? The phrases are often used interchangeably, but they’re not the same. Here’s what HR practitioners and leaders should know…

Posted 06 March 2021 by
Jamie Viviano, Sr. Manager Global Websites

Addressing the inaccuracies in ‘Persona’ about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment

The topic of personality assessment (especially Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, or MBTI®, personality types) sparks immense enthusiasm from supporters around the world as well as a fair share of criticism from skeptics.

Posted 19 February 2021 by
Kevin Wood, Writer

How to address criticism of the Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator—resources, videos, and more

Nothing is beyond criticism, and the MBTI assessment is no exception. Here're some resources you might not know about when it comes to addressing skeptics of this powerful tool. 

Posted 12 January 2021 by
Kevin Wood, Writer at The Myers-Briggs Company

Patrick Lencioni on team trust, vulnerability, and the MBTI® assessment

The author of 5 Dysfunctions of a Team shares his insights on the MBTI assessment for individual and team development...