Tag Archives: Myers-Briggs

Myers-Briggs® and the ‘Team’

Whether your strategic team or board is new, been together for a while, or has added a new member there are certainties about that team. They may have been brought together purposely because of differing education, training and experiences but … Continue reading

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Parlour Games

It is disturbing to me that personality assessments are sometimes being used in a way that devalues their use as a management tool. The prevalence of online personality quizzes that give you a four-letter type looking like a Myers-Briggs Assessment® … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Change

Life is not simple.  The world is moving at an accelerating rate especially when it comes to technology.  It used to be that six months after you bought something it was obsolete.  Then it was said it was obsolete as … Continue reading

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One Size Does Not Fit All – Thankfully!

Life would be boring if there were no variety, if everyone wanted and had the same thing!  Competition would not exist as it is today.  It exists because of differences. Beware the consultant who does not give you options!  I … Continue reading

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Keeping the Best!

  When asked why people quit their jobs many think that remuneration is the key reason.  While it certainly is important to be paid a fair wage it is actually quite far down the list. Lack of opportunity to learn … Continue reading

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How do you make decisions?

The other day I was coming in from gardening, pleased with my accomplishments, both hands full of hand tools when my heel caught on the step on our patio.  In an instant I knew I could not avoid going down … Continue reading

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Employment Stress

I feel very fortunate that I have had a rich work life, not rich monetarily necessarily, but rich from the standpoint of always learning and growing.  I enjoyed all of the careers I have had; cartographic draftsman and supervisor, office … Continue reading

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Are You a Leader or a Manager?

This is a question that is sometimes a challenge for business.  Which one should it be, which is best? The definition I like is:  Managers manage things; Leaders inspire people. So which IS best?  Personally I would want a combination of … Continue reading

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Where’s your compass

Many of us grew up with toy compasses that came out of Cracker Jack boxes, graduating later on to the Boy Scout variety.  Before the advent of GPS we relied on the sun, stars and the magnetic poles of the … Continue reading

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Help!

Sometimes we need help and don’t know it.  We think that the problem is ours to solve, we are the only one with it, even though we are at the wall with nowhere to turn. This can lead to frustration … Continue reading

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