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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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Diversity and inclusion...and personality?

Posted 04 Sep 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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Is "work-life balance" just a myth?

Posted 10 Jun 2020 by Sherrie Haynie, Director of US Professional Services, The Myers-Briggs Company

The conversation over work-life balance began in the middle of the Industrial Revolition. After so much time and money spent, how do so many companies still get it wrong?

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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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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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Turning Self-awareness into Action: Put the MBTI® Framework in Your Pocket

Posted 31 Mar 2020 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, The Myers-Briggs Company

A new way to unlock the power of personality differences in organizations...

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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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PeopleFWD 2018: Where Business Leaders and HR Luminaries Learn How to Help Their Employees Excel and Organizations Achieve

30 Aug 2018

When the COO of Facebook calls your presentation on workplace culture "the most important document ever to come out of the Valley," you're probably onto something. Patty McCord spent 14 years as Chief Talent Officer at Netflix crafting a high-performing culture that helped transform them from a start-up DVD rental company to the most valuable media company in the world (even surpassing Disney). Want to hear about how she did it? PeopleFWD 2018 is a premiere event for HR professionals and ...

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