Team development

Type and teams

Posted 30 Aug 2019 by Helen Rayner, Lead Consultant at The Myers-Briggs Company

Take our survey on personality and teamwork

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How to motivate the people you manage

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Posted 06 Aug 2019 by Melissa Summer, PR and Content Marketing Manager at The Myers-Briggs Company

Motivation - more than 'get it done’

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Six things managers and executives can do to improve company culture

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Posted 26 Jun 2019 by Jeff Hayes, President and CEO of The Myers-Briggs Company

6 things managers and executives can do

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Are some personality types happier than others?

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Posted 23 May 2019 by The Myers-Briggs Company

Read our latest research on well-being

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Are you a gig worker?

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Posted 05 Apr 2019 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership for The Myers-Briggs Company

If you aren’t sure, read on…

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The Psychology of Change

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Posted 15 Mar 2019 by Melissa Summer, Content Marketing and PR Manager at The Myers-Briggs Company

There’s an important part of business growth that’s often overlooked – change.

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The changing world of work

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Posted 13 Sep 2018 by MBTI Talk

PeopleFWD 2018 promises insights and practical solutions

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Together, not together

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Posted 18 Jul 2018 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

Want to stop people speaking to each other? Put them in an open-plan office

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Hidden figures

MBTI leadership and organisational culture
Posted 26 Apr 2017 by Katy Lyne, Principal Consultant, OPP

Gender, leadership and the pressure of organisational culture

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Le Tour de France – it's all about high-performing teams

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Posted 13 Jul 2016 by Claire Bremner, Senior Consultant at OPP

Cycling-inspired tips for team and leadership development

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Fixing the Foxes: stress, Leicester City, and personality Type

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Posted 06 May 2016 by John Hackston, Head of Research at OPP and Paul Wilson, Learning Consultant at OPP

Teamwork and managing stress - how a star team can defeat a team of stars

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Core Characters under great stress: the grip experience

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Posted 28 Apr 2016 by Penny Moyle, CEO at OPP and John Hackston, Head of Research at OPP

Exploring what happens to us under extreme or prolonged stress and how it differs from everyday stress.

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Decoding communication issues between MBTI Types

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Posted 02 Apr 2016 by Betsy Kendall, COO and Head of Professional Services, OPP

Inside-Outside Typies - a new way to explore Type dynamics by combining Typies and Core Characters

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Introducing the Core Characters of Type

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Posted 03 Mar 2016 by Betsy Kendall, COO and Head of Professional Services, OPP

How can we make it easier to talk about the real power of MBTI: Type dynamics?

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Valentine's reflections: Sandra and Terry 20 years on

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Posted 15 Feb 2016 by Betsy Kendall - COO at OPP

What the FIRO questionnaire can tell us about interpersonal compatibility

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FIRO icebreaker exercise

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Posted 20 Jan 2016 by Betsy Kendall - COO at OPP

A great exercise for groups or teams - download the instructions and cards for free.

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Team development and the power of MBTI Step II

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Posted 25 Nov 2015 by Alexis Hutson - Coach and Mentor to Doctors

Alexis Hutson, professional coach and mentor, shares her experience of using MBTI Step II for team development. A great example of the differences between Step I and Step II.

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Top tips for increasing the impact of your team coaching - part 2

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Posted 10 Jul 2015 by Katy Lyne - Principal Consultant at OPP

In my previous blog post, I set out five top tips for increasing the impact of team coaching based on my experience as an OPP Consultant. I’m aware of the increasing pressure on clients’ budgets and the need to ensure that investment in team coaching inspires permanent change and makes a lasting difference to performance. With this in mind, I offer five more tips.

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Top tips for increasing the impact of your team coaching – part 1

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Posted 18 Jun 2015 by Katy Lyne - Principal Consultant at OPP

As an OPP Consultant, I work with many teams across a wide variety of sectors and industries. I was recently talking to a client, herself an L&D practitioner, who asked me about my approach to team coaching – in  particular what my ‘top tips’ were for ensuring that the work had impact and made a real difference to how the team functions. This got me thinking about the key elements involved.

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Top five blog articles of 2014

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Posted 29 Dec 2014 by OPP Ltd

Visits to our Personality Matters Blog were at an all-time high in 2014, and we covered a wide range of topics in our weekly posts. Over the last 12 months we've talked about the best MBTI-based books and the various resources available for L&D teams. We’ve promoted Movember, and we’ve chipped in to the Paul Flowers furore. We've continued to thrive as thought leaders in a diverse range of workplace psychology issues, from recruitment and assessment centres to polarity management. But what are the top five posts that readers have returned to again and again?

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