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To build or not to build?

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Posted 14 Jun 2021 by by Kevin Wood

See why team building and team development are not the same

Can you trust the MBTI assessment?

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Posted 24 May 2021 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership at The Myers-Briggs Company

Let's look at the facts when it comes to trusting the framework and the results of the Myers-Briggs personality assessment...

Show your feeling side—and be a better leader in 2021

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Posted 29 Apr 2021 by Kevin Wood

Well-being has become a priority for organizational leaders and HR experts. Here's why...

Addressing the inaccuracies in ‘Persona’ about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment

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Posted 01 Apr 2021 by Jamie Viviano, Sr. Manager Global Websites

The topic of personality assessment (especially Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, or MBTI®, personality types) sparks immense enthusiasm from supporters around the world as well as a fair share of criticism from skeptics.

7 research-backed ways employee well-being affects your company’s performance

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Posted 30 Mar 2021 by Melissa Summer, Global Content Marketing Manager

How does employee well-being affect your company's success? Read these seven ways happy employees can mean better company performance. 

How to Address Criticism of the Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator—Resources, Videos, and More

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Posted 19 Feb 2021 by Kevin Wood, Writer

Nothing is beyond criticism, and the MBTI assessment is no exception. Here're some resources you might not know about when it comes to addressing skeptics of this powerful tool. 

MBTI certification (from the comfort of my couch)

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Posted 18 Jan 2021 by Margaret Quane, Leadership & Executive Coach at The People Practice

Leadership coach Margaret Quane shares her experience going through the virtual MBTI certification program.

Patrick Lencioni on team trust, vulnerability, and the MBTI® assessment

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Posted 13 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...

Diversity and inclusion...and personality?

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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).

Leading while Black and introverted

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Posted 27 Aug 2020 by Melissa Summer, Global Content Marketing Manager, The Myers-Briggs Company

What happens at the intersection of race, type and leadership?