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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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Inclusion, Diversity and Personality: Where Should Organizations Focus Most?

Posted 12 May 2020 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, The Myers-Briggs Company

Inclusion can mean different things depending on the context. Which definition should company's focus on? 

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Gender Equality, Diversity, Leadership and International Women's Day

Posted 06 Mar 2020 by Melissa Summer

What do gender equality and diversity have to do with leadership? Take a look at our newest research...

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A Psychologist, Leadership Coach & Psychometric Expert’s Advice for Introverted Managers

Posted 17 Jan 2020 by Melissa Summer

We asked a few different experts what their best advice was for managers and leaders who prefer Introversion. Here's what they had to say...

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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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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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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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Download the 2019 Trends Report

Posted 06 Aug 2019 by Melissa Summer

How do you optimize for the always-on culture? What's the new shape of teams? Check out the 2019 Trends Report: People First For Organizational Fitness for answers to this and more. 

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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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For an Authentic, Effective Job Interview, You Must First Understand Your Own Personality Type

16 May 2018

I remember my first job interview. It was a long time ago. I was very young and had yet to learn how to be true to myself. I was trying to get a job for the summer in between undergraduate and graduate school, and remember thinking to myself: “Answer how they [my interviewers] want you to answer, no matter what.” I got that job, and at first I was thrilled. Once I began to do the work, however, I hated it. I couldn’t wait for the summer to end! What could I have done better? How could I...

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