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

Posted 06 Mar 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 Feb 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 Jan 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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The Myers-Briggs Company stands for democracy

Posted 11 Jan 2021 by The Myers-Briggs Company

The Myers-Briggs Company Stands for Democracy

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Remote Working Tips from a Psychologist

Posted 10 Apr 2020 by Helen Rayner, Psychologist and Practitioner Development, The Myers-Briggs Company

Here's what one of our resident psychologists recommends for working at home...

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Talent Development and Diversity in Dubai with the MBTI Tool

Posted 28 Aug 2019 by Jeff Hayes

CEO Jeff Hayes shares insights around diversity, talent development and other observations from Dubai.

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MBTI Facts & Common Criticisms

02 Oct 2018

You've probably heard about the Myers-Briggs assessment, and perhaps have even read an article online that criticizes the MBTI assessment, which made you question the assessment and its validity. The purpose of the below is to help you answer some of the questions you might have about the MBTI tool by addressing some of the most common criticisms and misconceptions. A BRIEF LOOK BACK In order to address the criticisms and misconceptions of the MBTI assessment, it’s helpful to understand the dev...

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We’re All Innovators Pt II: Bringing the Vision to Fruition

02 Jul 2018

In my last post we talked about how different types innovate in different ways, and are at their best during different phases (a la Damian Killen in Type and Innovation) of the innovation process. Those preferring NP tend to be better at the “discover” phase, and are great at generating ideas; Those preferring NJ excel in the “decide” phase, and apply their innovative skills to choosing the right direction and developing a strategy for making it happen; people who prefer SP come alive during the...

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We’re All Innovators...But We Do It According to Type

26 Jun 2018

By Sherrie Haynie, Director of US Professional Services We’d all like to think of ourselves as ‘innovative’, wouldn’t we? At its core, being innovative involves somehow being able to come up with original ideas and apply them in ways that have some benefit, either for ourselves or for someone else. It’s certainly pertinent to your career and livelihood, but it just as equally at play in all aspects of live, whether it be redesigning your house, managing your money raising your kids, or making...

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Help Our Research Team & Be First to Receive Study Results

19 Jun 2018

Have you wondered if your Myers-Briggs personality type influences your well-being at work? Or does your type influence how you improve your well-being? To help answer these questions, we've put together an international research project investigating well-being at work and the MBTI assessment. And we're asking for your help. To participate in the survey, you need to 1) know your verified MBTI personality type, 2) be currently employed, and 3) have 15 minutes to spend answering a few...

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