As a long-time practitioner of the MBTI, and having written interpretive reports for the assessment (available in easy-to-use software packages), I decided to bring to you all the best information I could find about using/interpreting the MBTI at work and at home.
I'm particularly interested in bringing you material that is very useful, and is based on darn good research. Or that brings to light interesting applications for the MBTI. Or that helps us navigate our worlds better because of the insights the MBTI can provide us.
I hope you enjoy the content I curate! Please leave comments, contact me with ideas, or share with me your content so I can highlight it here.
Extroverts aren't the most successful in the long run at work; instead, the quiet, neurotic, introverted employees who often fret about what others think of them come out on top, according to a new study.
In this infographic, you'll get an overview of the 16 types to give a sense of how these bigger-than-life personalities fit in the Myers-Briggs philosophy. The official test is based on Carl Jung’s work in psychological typology.
Talent Management magazine, The Business of Talent Management (Interesting to consider for T&D - Tying MBTI to social learning: How Different Personaliy Types Play to Social Media http://t.co/FbR3Bmol...)...
Personality Types and Desirable Companies. During its annual student survey Universum asked respondents to identify the attributes of their "dream employers." The survey found that: Careerists are looking for a prestigious ...
MBTI certification programs tell prospective practitioners never to use these scores because it is possible to misuse them as suggesting 'strength' of preference. The formulas developed here do not do this, however.
A third to one half of the population are introverts and often they have creativity and leadership skills that are misunderstood. Many environments are built for the extroverts and introverts are not honored.
Not Into Schmoozing? 7 In-Demand Jobs for IntrovertsBusiness InsiderNo job allows you to live in a cave, but we've hand-picked the most in-demand careers that will let your inner introvert shine. Okay, you do have to interact with clients sometimes.
The human ingenuity within any organisation are it's greatest competitive advantage. Yet according to the latest statistics, over half of todays workers are disengaged . When leaders are committed and actively working to engage, inspire and embolden – they unleash untapped potential and raise the bar not just on productivity, but on the value their organization contributes to all stakeholders.
The infographic above says it all -- beyond the numbers, this is the work of leaders. I include entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and any company with a social cause bent on changing the world into this category. The article by Margie Warrell does a great job explaining what each of these 3 activities are and why they are important.
Now here's my 2 cents: one of the most powerful and efficient ways to get all 3 done is through effective storytelling. Want to succeed as a leader? Want to make a difference? Want to change the world/your company? Master storytelling skills.
Enjoy this post and many thanks to fellow curator Dr. Susan Bainbridge for originally finding and sharing this article in her Transformational Leadership curation.
We have been seeing more and more general misunderstanding of the ‘scaffloding’ on which the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator was built; on the web and in the popular press. I asked Peter Geyer, type author and expert on the history of the Indicator, to set the record straight on the aspects of the Indicator that are most misunderstood.
We need to remember that the MBTI® tool describes dichotomous “either/or” preferences. It does not give us information about “how much” we are of one preference over another. Here's a little rhyme I made up to help: “type is ...
This summer, during an orientation internship I had at Southern Methodist University, I was asked to select a personality assessment for my student employees to take. I automatically opted for the Myers-Briggs Type Instrument (MBTI).
In Douglass Wilde's article about his method of calculating the function-attitudes from MBTI® scores (right), he adds his voice to the persistent minority who challenge the conventional wisdom about the sequence of function-attitude ...
Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * *. Networking is essential to thriving in business.
Each of us has an individual personality type that affects how much we'll like a job. Think, for instance ... The most common personality test used for career counseling is called the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.