Personality

Trade Up for Success: How to Set Yourself Up for a Better Tomorrow

Have you ever heard an athlete say something like this after a dismal performance: “I didn’t have the right mindset today. I just wasn’t ready, so I didn’t play well.” Upon hearing that, some of us watching at home might think, “Really? It’s your job, and you have had all week to prepare! How could […]

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Words That Heal and Words That Steal

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” While viewed by many as a reminder to be “tough” and to not give the words of others more power than they are due, the fact is that this long-standing bit of wisdom is simply not true. Words can do more than […]

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Having Trouble Connecting with Others?

Your ability to connect with others directly impacts your level of influence. Period. But when you look around, disconnection happens all the time: The busy CEO who never has time for his or her family. The colleague you try to get to know, but with whom you can never seem to break past the surface-level […]

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Leadership Insights: Sensors vs. Intuitives

Alas, we come to the final post in our series on Jungian Personality Type for the Sensor vs. Intuitive type preferences. Now that we’ve thoroughly explored what your preference means for the way you process information, let’s take a look at a few descriptors that will help you round out your understanding of S vs. […]

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The Effect of Culture and Environment on Preference and Creativity

The “Oughts and Shoulds” of Culture Today’s fifth, and second-to-last, post in the ongoing “S” vs. “N” series will focus on the impact of cultural expectations on Sensors and Intuitives. We’ll also take a quick detour towards the end to explore how physical environment and art affect Sensors and Intuitives differently. For those of you […]

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The Cost of a Hardened Heart

An Important Conversation  These days, there’s a lot of conversation in the workplace around the idea of hard skills vs. soft skills. Various camps adamantly defend the virtues of technical excellence or emotional intelligence, but the truth is, both are incredibly important. In this article, however, we’re going to dive into a topic that, while […]

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