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Type

Paths Through Conflict

Of all the skills and behaviors essential for effective performance, the one that scares the most people into inaction and disengagement is conflict. To increase the ability for and the liklihood that our clients will take on this critical topic, OKA has developed a number of different approaches to conflict.

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Pearman Personality Integrator Webinars

Thank you for the GREAT turn-out and discussion during our recent Pearman Personality Integrator webinars. We are really excited about this new Type tool and the opportunity to share it. If you missed the webinars or would like to review them or the slides again, we have them posted below. Please share it with a friend […]

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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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Hillary Clinton: the stranger we’ve known for 25 years

I’ve not heard anyone assert that Hillary Clinton lacks intelligence or a strong work ethic, but lots of people still claim to not know her—or more pointedly, to not like her. She seems to be a stranger—a stranger we have known for 25 years.

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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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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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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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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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