Myers and Briggs vs Enneagram: What's Different and What's the Same?

Personality typing is a system of categorizing people depending on how they think and act in certain situations - but there are clear differences between different personality type systems and what they can tell you about yourself.

The Myers and Briggs personality system and the Enneagram of Personality are two leading personality typing systems that are used around the world. Both systems help people gain a better insight into their career possibilities, the dynamics of their relationships, the working patterns of their employees and even their own thought patterns.

What are the Four DISC Personality Types?

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

Originally developed by psychologist William Moulton Marston, the DISC personality system organizes people into four basic categories, based on how they approach work and interact with other people. Though it can be used in other applications, such as in making sense of personal relationships, it is most often applied in work settings.

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Best Dating Strategies, By Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 27, 2022

It’s easy to get burned out when going through the motions of dates that don’t meet your expectations. Each personality type has a different ideal partner, so it makes sense that dating strategies should not be one-size-fits-all. 

Whether you’re casually dating or have just gone through a breakup, brush up on the best dating strategies for your personality type to experience more meaningful connections.

How to Communicate Authentically with your Staff, by Enneagram Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 20, 2022

This blog post is part of our Truity at Work series for those who are new to people management. In these posts, we’re creating useful content for managers and teams alike, helping you to understand personality, improve communication, and navigate conflict and change with ease. For an overview of the series, start with our introductory post here.

What Does the Future You Look Like? Part II: How Type Development Impacts Your Career

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 28, 2022

In Part I of this series on Type Development: “What Does the Future You Look Like?” I described how the Jung/Myers System for understanding people is a developmental model – that is, we’re all born with a specific type but as we grow, we gain greater access to the parts of our personalities that come less naturally to us. 

Why is it so Hard for INFJs to Find Love?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 27, 2022

Idealists to the core, INFJs are the ultimate hopeless romantics. These personalities care deeply about people and generally look to form meaningful connections with others and find kindred spirits in whom they can confide. But if INFJs are so connected and compassionate, why is it so hard for them to find love?

Let’s take a look at some reasons.

How the Enneagram Can Help you Be a Better Coach

The Enneagram personality system is like a multi-functional Swiss army knife, able to help you solve a number of self-development challenges wherever you are at in your journey. I often equate learning the Enneagram to being like Alice in Wonderland. But instead of falling down one hole, I’m falling down many different holes simultaneously.  And despite intense study over these last 2 years, I am yet to reach the bottom of any of them. 

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