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

Posted 07 March 2022 by Melissa Summer

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...

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

Posted 28 December 2021 by Kevin Wood

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...

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Holiday stress & personality: Tips for each MBTI type

Posted 17 December 2021 by Melissa Summer

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 bustle c...

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Using personality assessments for team building

Posted 16 December 2021 by Melissa Summer

How can personality assessments like the MBTI tool help teams work together more effectively and understand each other better?

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From HiPo new employee to rock star producer

Posted 03 November 2021 by Melissa Summer

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

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

Posted 14 June 2021 by Kevin Wood

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…

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

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

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.

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

Posted 19 February 2021 by Kevin Wood, Writer

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. 

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

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

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

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Is "work-life balance" just a myth?

Posted 10 June 2020 by Sherrie Haynie, Director of US Professional Services, The Myers-Briggs Company

The conversation over work-life balance began in the middle of the Industrial Revolition. After so much time and money spent, how do so many companies still get it wrong?

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