How personality type affects team performance and job satisfaction

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Posted 16 November 2023 by
Global Marketing, The Myers-Briggs Company

New research sends clear message to team leaders

Enhancing communication in teams

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Posted 08 September 2023 by
Melissa Summer, The Myers-Briggs Company

In this post we explore practical strategies for improving team communication and recommend tips to improve how team members interact on the job.

Overcoming team communication challenges

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Posted 14 August 2023 by
Melissa Summer, The Myers-Briggs Company

In this post, based on an interview with Myers-Briggs Professional Services Principal Consultant and Depth Psychologist Dr. Marta Koonz, we discuss communication in teams, the psychological needs of teams, and their impact on collaboration.


Unlocking Team and Leadership Potential through FIRO Certification

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Posted 11 August 2023 by
Melissa Summer and Kevin Wood, The Myers-Briggs Company

In the ever-evolving landscape of HR and training and development, organizations are recognizing the significance of assessments in unlocking individual and team potential. Among these assessments, the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO®) assessment stands out as a powerful tool for team development and leadership growth.

Psychological Needs of Teams

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Posted 25 July 2023 by
Melissa Summer, The Myers-Briggs Company

In this episode of The Myers-Briggs Company Podcast, we’re joined by Dr. Marta Koonz, Principal Consultant for The Myers-Briggs Company, as she walks us through insights around using psychological needs to better work relationships and improve teamwork.

How to foster an inclusive culture in a diverse organization

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Posted 12 May 2023 by
Global Marketing

Overestimating progress is one of the barriers to an inclusive culture

Building leadership skills from home: using an understanding of interpersonal skills to develop your leadership capabilities

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Posted 24 April 2023 by
Marta Koonz

Working from home presents both opportunities and challenges. A basic understanding of interpersonal needs from the perspective of the FIRO-B® assessment can provide insights that can lead to a deeper understanding of your own interpersonal needs and those of your team. 

3 Types of workplace conflict – and a tool to help resolve them

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Posted 22 March 2023 by
Vanessa Bradford

There are three types of conflict that people experience at work. Fortunately, HR professionals, leadership consultants, and executive coaches can help leaders and employees improve their conflict resolution skills with the FIRO-B® assessment.

Measuring the behaviors of successful, inclusive leaders with the FIRO-B tool

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Posted 10 February 2023 by
Author Vanessa Bradford

Did you know that interpersonal behaviors can be measured in an objective way? Through the FIRO-B® assessment, HR professionals and leadership consultants can check how well a person’s behaviors cultivate inclusion and success in the workplace.

How can you help managers develop an inclusive workplace for employees?

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Posted 25 January 2023 by
Vanessa Bradford

Inclusion in the workplace gives people a voice and drives performance. And the FIRO-B assessment can help your people understand how their interpersonal behaviors are tied to company culture and inclusivity.