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Leadership and the Sensing–Thinking (ST) Process Pair

16 May 2017

People with ST preferences (ISTJs, ISTPs, ESTPs, ESTJs) typically take a “let’s get it done” approach to leadership. They want to tackle the task at hand and prefer to jump right in to get things right the first time. In fact, they are likely to be annoyed by discussion of matters that don’t directly relate to the task. They prefer to move on from anything they consider superfluous and get to what “needs” to get done. If ST informs your leadership style, you may want to consider how this appr...

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New Ready-to-Deliver Workshops for Easier Facilitation

25 Oct 2016

Designing an effective MBTI® workshop can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. That’s why CPP created two new workshop facilitation kits—so you can focus your energy on facilitation rather than preparation. The kits come with everything you need to ensure that your training is a success: Workshop ready: Comprehensive, ready-to-deploy presentation slides and training materials with engaging visuals Comes with expert guidance: Includes facilitator notes with workshop instructions and recommend...

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New—MBTI® Workbook

01 Sep 2016

I have facilitated many individual and group MBTI® feedback sessions during the 28 years I’ve used this amazing tool. I have also trained many people on how to deliver that feedback, and at times I’ve found that people feel a bit overwhelmed by all the steps involved. That’s why I like the new Exploring Your Myers-Briggs® Type Workbook. It gives you the exact steps you need to walk someone, whether individually or in a group, through MBTI feedback. In the workbook, you will find a practical w...

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High Growth IT Services Company Utilizes CPI 260 to Achieve Talent Management Objectives

10 May 2016

Iris Software has emerged as one of the fastest growing small business IT companies in its industry today, with revenues clocking a compounded annual growth rate of more than 35% in the past three years. Headquartered in Edison, New Jersey, Iris also has offices in New York City and Stamford, Connecticut; and an offshore development center in New Delhi, India, all of which lend to their round-the-clock support abilities and global, diverse employee base. In the areas of high quality solutions...

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Introducing the Next Wave of Refreshed MBTI® Products!

17 Mar 2016

Helping clients improve how they communicate, learn, and work is at the heart of what you do. As the Myers-Briggs® experts, it’s CPP's job to provide you with the tools and resources you need to transform the lives of others. That’s why they’ve refreshed these four popular MBTI® products to make them more engaging and compelling than ever before. Features include a new design and improved layout, updated type language, additional graphic elements, and more. MBTI® Communication Style Report ...

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I’m Next! Part 2

21 Jan 2016

First and foremost, of course, we need to honor the preferences we have been born with. Then, it’s important to consider using the opposite side as appropriate. If you want some ideas on how to do this, check out the “Type and Problem Solving” section of the Introduction to Myers-Briggs® Type booklet (pp. 50 and 51) for questions covering each of the four mental processes (S, N, T, and F). Also included in the section are four steps to remember when problem solving: Step 1: Define the proble...

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