Uncovering the DNA of personality Type

MBTI Step II goes beyond the Step I framework to reveal the unique individual behind each MBTI personality profile. It acts as a catalyst for enhancing personal and business results by providing focused insight to support development planning.

Step II - DNA of Type MBTI Step II is a Myers-Briggs questionnaire that hits at the heart of who someone is by tapping into the facets within each Step I Type preference. It can help you to understand the DNA of an individual’s personality, revealing what makes them different to others of the same Step I Type, and similar to those with a different MBTI Type. The result is a highly personalised profile and development plan that is perfect for coaching, action planning and building cohesive teams.


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  • Examines the subtleties in the expression of MBTI Step I type for different people
  • Uses five behavioural facets to explore each of the four Step I dichotomies
  • Pinpoints the uniqueness within each profile
  • Provides development actions across a range of important individual issues
  • Offers easy administration via OPPassessment


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Using the insights of MBTI Step I framework as its starting point, Step II explores these broad-brush revelations in greater detail.

It works by drilling down into each of the preference pairs (E-I, S-N, T-F, and J-P) to reveal results on five supplementary facets of personality for each. It highlights how these fit with the overall Step I type, and where there are inconsistencies that can explain interpersonal challenges. Step II has the power to help people see in great detail where their points of compatibility and potential discord lie, providing a convincing and resonant framework for teams and individuals at all levels.

The MBTI Step II Interpretive Report uses a graphical format to display the results, guaranteed to enlighten, inspire and challenge the individual.

In order to use and buy the MBTI Step II tool, you must first be qualified to use the Step I instrument (via one of The Myers-Briggs Company's MBTI training programmes or another provider if you come from a non-European country). The Myers-Briggs Company then provides MBTI Step II certification training via two-day online or classroom-based programmes to ensure you can use the Step II assessment competently and ethically.