6 Traits of Highly Productive People

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 19, 2022

Productivity has become a hot topic in recent years. With the shift to remote working, more businesses are looking at ways to make their workforce as productive as possible, even when they’re not in the office. And outside of the workplace, people are looking for ways to manage their ever-busier lives, without resorting to caffeine or missing out on a couple of hours of sleep each night. 

8 Tips to Help Extraverts Crush Their Alone Time

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 09, 2022

For Extraverts, alone time can be a scary prospect.

While most people are comfortable spending short periods of time alone, it can be hard to get used to being alone if you’ve always surrounded yourself with people. Whether it’s friends, family or city crowds, the contrast is still the same. When you’re on your own, you can feel very alone.

If you’re working on spending more time alone and getting comfortable with alone time, these 10 tips and ideas are for you.

How Extraverts Can Cultivate their Inner Introvert to Be More Successful at Work

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 11, 2022

Wait. What? Isn’t this backwards? If you did a double-take when you read this headline, you’re probably not alone. Most of us are used to hearing that Introverts need to be more extraverted to have the advantage at work. But, could the opposite sometimes be true?

What is the Most Common Personality Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 01, 2021

Do you ever meet someone and feel like you already know them? While there are 16 possible personality types in the Myers and Briggs system, some are more common than others. 

The most common personality types appear time and again in the general population, so you can start to notice similarities between the way people think, socialize and structure their lives.

Here’s everything you need to know about the most common personality types and their shared traits.

5 Famous Entrepreneurs and Their Personality Types

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 26, 2021

What makes famous entrepreneurs successful in terms of personality type? Are Introverts or Extraverts more likely to be famous entrepreneurs? Is innovation or tradition more of an asset? Is creativity or leadership more essential? As you’ll see from this small selection, it can be all or any of these traits.

Any personality type could be included in a list of famous entrepreneurs. While Extaverts may be more charismatic, or more visible in the public eye, they don’t necessarily have the advantage over Introverts. 

Judger? 12 Thoughts to Make Your Day More Relaxed

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 25, 2021

You’d think that the Marie Kondo-esque Judging personalities would thrive under pressure. After all, Judgers are known for being hardworking, focused, and organized to a T. The reality? Most Judgers only prosper in a structured environment. When there’s no structure, stress can take over, and turn our lives upside down.

6 Things that Happen when the Judger Personality Doesn’t Have Structure

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 21, 2021

Judging personality types have so many strengths, but one of our greatest is the ability to thrive in a structured routine. Judgers are amazing helpers when you need someone to line up all of the details. We’re great at laying down a game plan for a vacation, organizing someone’s space, and serving as personal financial advisors. So what happens when a detail-oriented, structured being like yourself finds there is no structure?

How to Collaborate as a Decisive, Truth-Seeking Thinker-Judger

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 11, 2021

I have a complicated relationship with collaboration. I’m an ISTJ, so of course I’ve looked at the research. I know that companies with collaborative cultures are more likely to be top performers, and that people are more focused when they’re primed to work together. I get why collaboration matters.

Thinker-Judger Bosses, Ask More Questions and Learn to Love the Answers

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on February 14, 2021

A couple of years ago, a personality discussion forum asked their readers to identify the meanest Myers-Briggs personality type. When the final votes were tabulated, Thinker-Judger (TJ) types occupied three of the top four spots (only ISTJs escaped the wrath of the forum readers).

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