Archives for Myers Briggs

Myers Briggs?

Recently, one of the leading instruments used in the therapeutic and business communities to determine aspects of temperament (including intraversion-extraversion) has come under fire. For a recent article discussing the credibility of the MBTI (Myers Briggs Temperament Inventory), click here. In our consulting and coaching work with clients, we use the DISC (from TTI Success Insights) to measure similar traits in people. I have long found that the DISC model, with its use of four dimensions of human behavior and related traits provides a much more nuanced as well as a “stickier” model to help people understand themselves and others
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Introverted Leaders

This article was posted previously at Price Associates. “Hi, I’m Andy. I’m an introvert.” “Hi, Andy.” So goes the typical introduction at the local support group for non-extroverts. So many of us have, for far too long, considered this aspect of ourselves to be something we would rather keep private (after all, we are introverts) than let it be known to others and bear the brunt of their attempts to fix us (make us more outgoing and extroverted). We sometimes allow others to treat us as if we have a disease. Perhaps we need to rethink our view of this
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