The Sandwich Model: A Tasty New Way of Exploring Your Personality

How is personality related to a sandwich? I am glad you asked.

One of the advantages of the Myers and Briggs personality model is how no matter which way you slice it, it provides insights about your needs, motivations and behaviors. And in this case, we are slicing it up like a sandwich.

Are you hungry for more? Good, because this sandwich is made with your favourite bread and filled with the most delicious thing - you!

Do You Make Decisions Through your Belly, Heart or Head?

The Enneagram is one of many personality systems that seek to classify our character or type. As a diagrammatic structure, it’s a 3 x 3 arrangement with each of the nine Enneagram Types placed into one of three 'triads' or 'centers of intelligence': the Instinctive Center, the Feeling Center and the Thinking Center. 

Belly, heart and head people exist — and which triad you belong to can tell you much about how you filter your everyday experiences. 

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The INFJ’s Guide to Healing From Past Pain

A person of any personality type can become attached to their wounds in a way that makes them feel safe but prevents them from growing into their highest self. Some may even wear their past pain like armor, protecting them from outside criticism or unwanted feedback.

While this isn’t something that only INFJ personality types deal with, the purpose of this article is to explore what this looks like in INFJs, why it happens, and what INFJs can do about it.

The Dos and Don’ts of Managing an Enneagram Type 8

Enneagram Type 8s are naturally headstrong and like to take charge, even when leadership is not part of their job role. That can make them very hard to manage! 

You can usually get the best out of the Enneagram Type 8s on your team by encouraging the competitive, ambitious aspects of their personality, whilst controlling their tendency towards heavy-handedness. Here are some dos and don’ts, so you can help them shine. 

How to Be Memorable in the Workplace

It always starts innocently enough. Maybe you’re in a meeting with some colleagues you don’t regularly interact with. Or perhaps you’re at a networking event or happy hour with some industry acquaintances.

Somebody shakes your hand or offers a friendly wave and says, “It’s really great to meet you.”

Sigh. There’s only one problem: You’ve actually met this person before—maybe even several times.

Why INFJ Personalities Make Great Counselors, Whether It’s a Job or Not

INFJ personalities are gentle, sensitive, intuitive individuals who are excellent listeners and very creative. Their high level of empathy and compassion gives them the emotional intelligence to understand and sympathize with other people’s feelings, often better than they can themselves.

This personality type is known as “The Counselor” for a reason.

10 Career Struggles Only INTJs Will Understand

INTJs have a mixed experience in the workplace. All the data we’ve collected suggests that they outrank most other personality types – and certainly the other introverted types – salary-wise, and they also perform well in the category of very high earners making over $150,000 USD a year. If we accept salary as a proxy for success, then INTJs appear to be doing well for themselves. 

How DISC’s Most Dominant Personality Types Can Better Work in Team Settings

People with the Drive personality type on their DISC profile are typically bold, persuasive and impervious to influence from others. They are goal-oriented and strong leaders and, when they’re at their best, they can see projects and goals through to completion with top-of-the-line quality, effectiveness, and impact. As such, they can be excellent assets to any team. 

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