MBTI

The MBTI® Step II™ Assessment - Uncovering the DNA of personality type

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Posted 27 December 2023 by
Melissa Summer, The Myers-Briggs Company

What is the MBTI Step II and what are facets? Learn more about uncovering the DNA of personality type in this blog.

How to use the MBTI® assessment with the Strong Interest Inventory® assessment

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Posted 28 November 2023 by
Kevin Wood, The Myers-Briggs Company

Learn where interests and personality type combine to improve career planning 

Why knowing your personality type is critical to a growth mindset

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Posted 24 November 2023 by
Global Marketing, The Myers-Briggs Company

If people think ability is innate, it could be holding them back

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

Should personality assessments be used in hiring?

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Posted 14 November 2023 by
Global Marketing, The Myers-Briggs Company

How to decide if and when to include personality assessments in the selection proces

Uncover the (in)visible elements of team success

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Posted 21 September 2023 by
Author Vanessa Bradford

There are many psychological factors that affect team success. This article helps managers and leaders understand how those factors affect performance – and why the MBTI personality assessment is one of the best opportunities for growth.

Leadership wake-up call: how’s your team’s orientation?

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Posted 18 September 2023 by
Vanessa Bradford

In the workplace, there are hidden elements that can make or break team success. This blog post helps managers and leaders understand the importance of team orientation – and the role inclusive leadership plays in boosting it.

The worst thing about teams? Poor leaders

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Posted 11 September 2023 by
Kevin Wood, The Myers-Briggs Company

New research explores team performance, job satisfaction, and the role of personality type

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.

Working Across Cultures

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Posted 23 August 2023 by
Melissa Summer, The Myers-Briggs Company

What are the biggest challenges people face working across cultures? Listen to this episode of The Myers-Briggs Company Podcast with Frank Garten, cross-cultural expert and global leadership trainer to learn how to mitigate cultural challenges and improve communication.

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.

Harnessing the power of personality type through MBTI Certification

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Posted 24 July 2023 by
Melissa Summer & Kevin Wood, The Myers-Briggs Company

What can you do with an MBTI certification? Learn more about popular applications of the MBTI tool like leadership and team development, and why becoming an MBTI certified practitioner could be your best professional investment.   

 

Personality in the news

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Posted 20 July 2023 by
Melissa Summer, The Myers-Briggs Company

See the latest news coverage of The Myers-Briggs Company personality assessments and articles featuring our in-house experts and psychologists, including links to all third-party sites.   

 

How stress and personality type affect leader’s risk tolerance & decision-making

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Posted 12 June 2023 by
Sherrie Haynie, Senior Director of US Professional Services for The Myers-Briggs Company

Stress can affect a leader’s approach to risk which is strongly tied to investment and business strategy. But if a leader knows how their personality type affects their natural approach to risk-taking, as well as what stresses them out in the first place, they’re less likely to react to stress by making poor decisions.

MBTI Facts and common criticisms

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Posted 09 June 2023 by
Vanessa Bradford, The Myers-Briggs Company

You may have heard or read things about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment that cause you to question its validity. Here, we’ll address some of the most common criticisms and misconceptions, and answer some common questions about the assessment.

Essential skills for uncertain times

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Posted 03 May 2023 by
Kevin Wood, The Myers-Briggs Company

How do essential skills help organizations adapt to uncertainty and disruptive change? 

Do ambiverts exist?

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Posted 19 April 2023 by
Melissa Summer, The Myers-Briggs Company

We all have some introverted and some extraverted parts of ourselves, but according to the theory of personality types on which the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® assessment is based, ambiverts don't exist.

The Myers-Briggs Company & MBTI assessment in the news – top articles from 2022

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Posted 19 April 2023 by
Melissa Summer, The Myers-Briggs Company

Where did the MBTI assessment and The Myers-Briggs Company pop up in the news last year? Check out these top articles… 

To be an inclusive leader, you need to understand and respect personality preferences

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Posted 15 March 2023 by
Global Marketing

What does inclusion look like for executives and the people they lead?