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Changing Behavior & Trainer Tips

360 Feedback: A Powerful Tool You May Want to Avoid

How differently are you perceived from your boss to your direct reports and/or from your colleagues to your family and friends? These insights—rich and powerful—are the gold that 360s offer. It is surprising, therefore, to many of my clients when I suggest that they NOT use a 360.

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Proving Type–Seeing It Work

Type skeptics abound. There are many in the world who don’t understand or who struggle with the content of Type theory or the MBTI specifically. For these people, I find the best course of action to be interactive training designs and the use of experiential data from activities embedded within these designs. Such exercises let […]

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Using the Pearman with Teams

The benefit of the Pearman to coaching sessions or an individual’s deep dive into Type development is clear, but don’t let that obscure the unique and powerful team approaches the Pearman opens up.

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Top 5 Reasons to Use the Pearman

Now that I have studied, used and trained with the Pearman Personality Integrator for about six months, I love it, and I even find it challenging to use the MBTI now for a few very specific reasons.

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Baby You Can Drive My Car

OKA’s primary method of teaching Type dynamics for over 15 years, this exercise is called Baby You Can Drive My Car

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Whoa, Buddy! Part 2

It is very difficult—and I would actually argue that it is impossible—to actively do less of something.

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Whoa, Buddy! Part 1

Too much energy or engagement with any EQ behavior could become as much a liability as its deficit.

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The Millennial Big 5

What do you say to and how do you treat each generation to access their positive qualities—of which there are many—and how do you avoid the landmines common to their specific world view?

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Knowing Your MBTI Type Might Not Matter

Anyone can use Type deeply, powerfully and fully without believing that Type is hard-wired or unchanging.

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Teams Don’t Change—People Do

Think and goal collectively, but act individually because teams don’t change, people do.

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