About the Author

Megan is a freelance writer and brand marketing consultant at Truity. She is passionate about helping people improve their relationships, careers, and quality of life using personality psychology. An INFJ and Enneagram 9, Megan lives quietly in Fort Worth, Texas with her husband and two pups. You can chat with her on Twitter @meganmmalone.

What Kind of Boss are You?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 15, 2022

This new quiz uncovers your leadership personality type. 

 

When you think of a leader, a certain type of person may come to mind. But in reality, leaders come in many different flavors. Some bosses are direct and assertive, focusing on accomplishing goals and achieving big results. Others are emotional intelligence gurus, making sure everyone on the team feels heard and supported. 

Amy Poehler’s Enneagram: Type 8, The Challenger

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 15, 2022

“Anybody who doesn't make you feel good, kick them to the curb. And the earlier you start in your life, the better.” — Amy Poehler, Enneagram 8 

You probably know her as the bubbly and ambitious Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation or the “cool mom” on Mean Girls. Similar to her Parks and Rec character, Amy Poehler has an impressive resume: actress, comedian, writer, director, producer, best-selling author, mom and champion to women everywhere (to name a few). 

New Research Shows There Are Actually Seven Love Styles, Not Five

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on February 08, 2022

Truity’s original research with over 500,000 volunteers drives the creation of a new 7 Love Styles test, showing how we give and receive love in modern relationships

Think of a time when someone made you feel really loved. What did they do? Was it an amazingly personalized compliment? A sympathetic ear when you were going through a rough patch? Or maybe just a perfectly hot cup of coffee in bed?

Ways to Give Back to Your Community, Based on Your Personality Type

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously said, “Everyone can be great because everybody can serve.” 

At Truity, our mission is to ensure that scientifically validated personality tests are available to everyone who can benefit from them — as powerful tools for self-development and career and relationship growth. Year-round, Truity provides free or low-cost personality and career assessments to nonprofits and schools

Signs It's Time to Quit Your Job, Based on Your Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 07, 2022

Hating work is having a moment, and workers are quitting their jobs at record-breaking rates. 4.4 million workers quit their jobs in September 2021 alone. The Great Resignation has evolved into an anti-work revolution, and people are questioning what they really want in their careers more than ever before. 

What Is a Coach? (And Why You Probably Need One)

Long gone are the days when working with a coach was only for professional athletes, top executives, or the rich and famous. The coaching industry is growing rapidly, making coaching an affordable option for people in various careers, industries, and walks of life. 

But do you need a coach? Nearly any individual can benefit from working with a coach. Read on to find out what coaching is, how to decide if it’s right for you, and some primary benefits of working with a coach. 

The Best Personality Assessments for Coaching

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 19, 2021

The popularity of personality tests in the workplace continues to rise as organizations see the immense value in using these tools to improve communication and team efficiency. And as organizations work to adapt to the post-pandemic workplace, they are investing more heavily in their people and culture. 

Lunchclub & Truity Team Up to Supercharge Career Networking with the DISC

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 12, 2021

Ever had a serendipitous meeting with a colleague, a work partner or someone in an unrelated field, who fundamentally changed how you think? Or even led you to a new career opportunity? If you have, you know how exciting and transformative that experience can be -- and you also know how much of it can be based on luck, good timing and sheer chance.  

Thinking of Quitting Your Job? Here’s How to Create a More Meaningful Career, Based on Your Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 13, 2021

Are you searching for more meaning and purpose in your career? You’re not alone. A recent survey revealed that more than half of 18 to 25 year-olds are considering quitting their job and an overwhelming 41% of the global workforce is thinking about resigning. The reasons? Burnout, disengagement and feeling unsupported by employers, to name just a few. 

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Myers-Briggs® and MBTI® are registered trademarks of the MBTI Trust, Inc., which has no affiliation with this site. Truity offers a free personality test based on Myers and Briggs' types, but does not offer the official MBTI® assessment. For more information on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator® assessment, please go here.

The Five Love Languages® is a registered trademark of The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, which has no affiliation with this site. You can find more information about the five love languages here.

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