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What are the best tools and training materials for DEI initiatives?

Posted 27 October 2021 by
Melissa Summer

3 experts share their DEI know-how in this webinar from WorkWider

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What’s stopping leaders being inclusive?

Posted 22 October 2021 by
Melissa Summer

Everyone knows that inclusion is a complex area. There’s no single thing that stops it happening or slows it down. There are several and they’re probably happening at the same time.

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Inclusion: Can your business afford not to be inclusive?

Posted 07 September 2021 by
Kevin Wood

Learn the business case for inclusion and why diversity alone doesn’t work...

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Diversity and inclusion...and personality?

Posted 04 September 2020 by
John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, The Myers-Briggs Company

Today’s businesses aren’t all just about shareholder values–many measure their performance with a triple bottom line. Profit, yes, but also People (caring for customers, workers and the wider community) and the Planet (caring for the environment).

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Black Lives Matter

Posted 12 June 2020 by
Jeff Hayes, CEO, The Myers-Briggs Company

We know we can do better. We stand firmly in support of #equality and racial and social #justice. Read more from our CEO...

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Talent Development and Diversity in Dubai with the MBTI Tool

Posted 28 August 2019 by
Jeff Hayes

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

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Helping U.S. Navy Teams Find Synergy

02 July 2017

It's always interesting to us to know the story of where some of our assessments came from, and we wanted to share the FIRO-B assessment backstory because it's one of the most fascinating histories we've heard. In the 1950's, the United States Navy approached psychologist William Schutz and said, "We're having a really hard time with teams on submarines. We don't know how to put people together, and you can imagine being underwater in close quarters for six months can be a trying environment....

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MBTI® Users Conference—From Diversity to Inclusion to Engagement

08 November 2016

There was a short break in between the keynote and the first breakout session of the day. I planned my day out the night before and knew I wanted to attend Dr. Pete Hammett’s session. Dr. Hammett is the director of HR at Oklahoma Gas & Energy. In his session he asked us to consider how personality type can influence a culture of inclusion. Hammett made the point that culture is a matter of life and death at the organizations he has been a part of (including NASA and many others). He has f...

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