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27 Tools Business Leaders Should Know About

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

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

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Is Personality Permanent?

Posted 06 May 2020 by Michael Segovia, Senior Consultant & MBTI Expert, The Myers-Briggs Company

In our ever-changing worlds, is your personality permanent? 

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Earth Month, Air Pollution and Quarantine

Posted 23 Apr 2020 by Melissa Summer, Content Marketing & PR Manager, The Myers-Briggs Company

What new information are we getting about air pollution when so many are sheltering-in-place?

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Building trust through transparency

Posted 25 Mar 2020 by Catherine Ellwood, Principle Consultant, The Myers-Briggs Company

How openness and predictability make teams more effective...

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The Changing Shape of Teams and Google’s Project Aristotle

Posted 01 Oct 2019 by Melissa Summer

With the advance of technology, how teams in organizations work in the modern world has shifted. Read about the changing shape of teams, Google's Project Aristotle and what's proven most important for teams to succeed.

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Self-Awareness is Critical to Your Company's Success

Posted 06 Sep 2019 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership at The Myers-Briggs Company

Despite many people's belief in their self-awareness, there's a lack of it. Here are a few steps to assess, build and improve self-awareness throughout your organization. 

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Understanding Motivation for More Effective Team Behavior

Posted 22 Aug 2019 by Pam Valencia & Melissa Summer

What does motivation have to do with effective team work and behavior? A lot, it turns out. Learn more about interpersonal needs and how they affect relationships and team interactions. 

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For an Authentic, Effective Job Interview, You Must First Understand Your Own Personality Type (Part II)

23 May 2018

In my previous blog, I discussed how you can leverage your preferences for either introversion or extraversion – preferences based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) – to present an authentic version of yourself during a job interview. Today, I’ll dive a little deeper and talk about how to leverage the other aspects of your personality type to improve your odds of getting a job that is an excellent fit for you. Before I begin, it’s important to remember the concept of “flexing” disc...

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Navigating the Labyrinth of Stress: Interpersonal Needs and Personality Preferences

10 Oct 2017

This article was originally written for Training Magazine and appeared on their website October 4th, 2017. To read the article on the original website, click here.  In managing stress, the big first step is recognizing how you tend to act under stress. Once you recognize what it looks like for you—and consequently for those you work with—you’re empowered to manage it. Stress isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but when it’s sustained, it can be debilitating. It affects our ability to regulate our...

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MBTI Type, Age, and Occupation Play a Significant Role in Workplace Happiness [Whitepaper]

28 Sep 2017

New research lead by the CPP Asia Pacific office in Australia reveals personality type plays a role in workplace well-being. The study—Well-being and MBTI® Personality Type in the Workplace—investigates how differences in well-being are influenced by personality type, gender, age, geography, occupation, and activities. “Research shows that higher well-being of workers adds to a company’s bottom line,” said Martin Boult, Sr. Director of Professional Services and International Training at CPP A...

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