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Personality Types in the Workplace: INTJ

Personality Types in the Workplace: INTJ

In today’s social climate, workplace personality tests have become mainstream, both as part of the hiring process and as a general human resource tool. The reason they are beneficial to anyone working in a team environment is that they are a great indicator of how...

Types of Social Styles: Amiable

Types of Social Styles: Amiable

There are four distinct types of social personalities, also known as social styles. The theory is based on the works of Dr. David Merrill. Using factor analysis, which was similar to how IQ scores were originally determined, he provided us with a way of measuring...

The Seven “C”s of Communication

The Seven “C”s of Communication

Being proficient in the art of communication is one of the most important skills to master. Good communication lies at the heart of any relationship, whether it’s business or personal. Without the ability to properly communicate, humans would have trouble conveying...

Personality Types in the Workplace: INFJ

Personality Types in the Workplace: INFJ

Continuing with our discussion of personality types in the workplace, we will be taking a look at INFJs. Learning about the various Myers-Briggs personality types will help you as a colleague, manager, or business owner, work with the different personalities that you...

Social Styles: Driver

Social Styles: Driver

I recently began discussing the four main social styles, starting with the Analytical social style. Split into two groups, the four social styles fall under either assertiveness or responsiveness. Each individual falls on a spectrum of more assertive or less...

Personality Types in the Workplace: ISFJ

Personality Types in the Workplace: ISFJ

We recently started discussing personality types and the importance of understanding the various types in the workplace. Understanding how you best work and the jobs and roles you’re best suited for will go a long way in making work enjoyable for you. It can also...

The Analytical Social Style

The Analytical Social Style

Ever wonder how your personality or social style can affect your work? According to a system developed by Robert Bolton and Dorothy Grover Bolton outlined in the book People Styles at Work, there are four main social styles. The system is based on two main aspects of...

Personality Types in the Workplace: ISTJ

Personality Types in the Workplace: ISTJ

Most people are familiar now with Myers-Briggs personality typing, but not everyone fully understands its importance in the workplace. The truth is, your personality type will go a long way towards understanding how you work best, the kinds of jobs or roles that are...

Mindfulness Practices

Mindfulness Practices

Mindfulness. The term has become somewhat of a trend. People are familiar with the word without knowing its meaning. Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present where we are and in what we are doing without being overwhelmed or reactive to what is happening around...

The Difference Between an Innovator and an Entrepreneur

The Difference Between an Innovator and an Entrepreneur

“Entrepreneur” and “innovator” are two terms that many people use interchangeably, however, they are quite different. Entrepreneurs and innovators have a working relationship. An innovator is someone that introduces something new, such as an idea, product, or service....