Your Guide to Working Well With Someone Who’s (Really) Different From You

You prefer to have some independent time to process information, while your colleague would rather jump right in and spitball some ideas on the spot. 

Your boss’ desk is so organized that it looks like it belongs in an office supply catalog, but yours is usually a collection of papers and half-full coffee mugs. 

You thrive in high-pressure situations where you need to think on your feet, and your team member likes to rely on tried and true systems and predictable processes.

Why ENFPs Need Careers They Are Incredibly Passionate About

Do you ever wonder how some people seem to love the most mundane job, while others absolutely loathe a job that you would kill to have? When it comes to different personality types, there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to our career preferences.

7 Tips for Making it as an Introvert in the Teaching Profession

Teaching is an attractive profession for people who prize learning, and for those who like to help others grow and advance. The best teachers have a passion for their topics and truly enjoy passing their knowledge on to eager students. They even embrace the challenge of trying to reach underachieving students, believing that all young people have innate abilities and the potential to achieve.

How the Enneagram 5 Can Better Communicate at Work and Beyond

Fives are the investigators of the Enneagram world. They are known for their laser-sharp attention to topics of interest, hunger for knowledge, and drive toward autonomy. They value individual competence, practice and intellectual mastery—but they are not known for their teamwork and interpersonal skills. This may result in miscommunications at work and with loved ones. 

How to Stretch the Strengths of Your Personality Type

I love speaking to others just after they’ve taken a personality assessment based on Briggs Myers' typology. I want to hear their reactions, what they learned, and how they plan to use this new information about themselves. However, what fascinates me the most is how people with the same personality traits use them differently throughout various parts of their lives.

ENTP and INFJ Personalities: A Match Made in Heaven?

Have you ever met someone and felt like they absolutely, totally get you? That this person makes you feel alive and excited just by saying hello? If you’re an INFJ who’s met an ENTP, you’ll know exactly what I mean. Many people say that ENTP and INFJ types are made for each other. 

5 Unexpected Personality Traits of INFJs

Are you an INFJ that finds yourself questioning why you feel so different? Maybe you’ve read the description of the INFJ personality type and that’s made it a little easier for you to understand yourself. But…something’s not quite gelling. The typical run-down of INFJ personality traits includes sensitivity, empathy, introversion, creativity, a strong values orientation and organization as some of your top strengths. But what about the other traits you observe in yourself?

Categories: Self-Discovery, INFJ

What You Do That Drives People Crazy, Based on Your Enneagram Type

The Enneagram is the latest obsession among the self-aware—an elegant personality typing system that sneakily reveals our most private drives, motivations and vices. Knowing your Enneagram type can help you play to our strengths and get ahead in the world in a way that feels authentic to you. But at times, the less-than-stellar qualities of our Enneagram type take hold—and really get on our loved ones’ nerves.

15 Questions to Ask That Will Massively Improve the Potency of Your Teams

What is the secret of successful teams? What qualities do team members need in order for the collaboration to work? For the typical business, these are some pretty tough questions to answer. Luckily, Google – a company whose success depends on the collaborative powers of its teams – has done the heavy lifting for you. 

Five ISFJ Characters Who Show Us the Importance of Kindness

What comes to your mind when you think about your favorite book? When I think about my favorite reads, I remember the characters I fell in love with and with whom I wouldn’t mind trading places for a day. What I’ve come to realize is that in literature – as in life – we often identify with characters who share the same hobbies, interests and personality traits we do.

Category: Famous Types

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