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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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Generational Minefield

I asked a simple question that triggered a vigorous and pointed exchange between a Baby Boomer and a Millennial that quickly grew to a clash of their respective generational groups. It was a fortuitous teaching moment, and it highlighted one of the many heated tensions between these two generations.

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The Teacher Showman — An Otto Kroeger Remembrance

If you teach and train correctly, the classroom and stage converge, and you become a teacher showman.

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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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EQ and this year’s race for Oscar gold

Let’s take a look at the EQ and this year’s race for Oscar gold

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11 Otto Lessons: An Otto Kroeger Remembrance

Otto left this life two years ago, but his influence in my life is still constant and potent. I decided to write down the five most important lesson Otto taught me. Here are the 11 gems all competing for a spot in my top five.

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