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Missing this one thing makes team collaboration impossible

Posted 26 May 2020 by Claire Bremner, Principal Consultant, The Myers-Briggs Company

What's the key ingredient to team collaboration? This second piece on leadership will show you...

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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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Top 10 Leadership Development Books

Posted 03 Mar 2020 by Claire Bremner, Principal Consultant, The Myers-Briggs Company

Every organization has leaders. But how self-aware are your leaders? Here's why you should care...

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Why is Self-awareness Important for Leadership

Posted 03 Mar 2020 by Claire Bremner, Principal Consultant, The Myers-Briggs Company

Every organization has leaders. But how self-aware are your leaders? Here's why you should care...

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Leadership’s First Commandment from Harvard Business Review

Posted 14 Jan 2020 by Melissa Summer

What does Harvard Business Review say is the "first commandment of leadership"?

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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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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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7 Leadership Traits of Successful CIO's

17 Feb 2017

This article originally appeared in CIO Magazine. To read the article in its original format, click here.  The California Psychology Inventory (CPI), developed by CPP -- the exclusive publisher of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment -- is an assessment tool that help leaders gain more insight into and improve their performance. Ultimately, the CPI helps identify your leadership strengths and weaknesses, what motivates you and can help you understand your personal "thinking style." Thi...

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Know Your Myers-Briggs Type? Here's How It Could Affect Your Money Decisions

29 Sep 2016

This article was written by Moira Lawler and originally published on Forbes.com. To read the article on the original website, click here. There are few of us who can resist a good personality test, whether it’s a silly one that pinpoints your spirit animal or a serious one that helps you find your true calling. That’s because getting more insight into ourselves is, at the very least, fun, and at best, seriously eye-opening. Perhaps the most well-known of the eye-opening variety is the Myer...

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Free eBooks to Help Optimize Your MBTI® Step II™ Training

26 Jul 2016

As you work with individuals to help them improve essential components of their professional development, it is important that they understand how to combine different aspects of their individual MBTI® Step II™ facet results and learn the most appropriate ways for them to flex their preferences. Here are two complimentary ebooks that offer ideas and tips for using Step II results to increase your people’s self-awareness and understanding: "How to Manage Seemingly Contradictory Facet Results...

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