Part 2: Generation X and Millennials (This essay is the second of a two-part series) Generational cohort theory asserts that much of our outlook and many of our values come to us between the ages of 10 and 20—when we first conceptualize and then step into the world as our adult selves. What was
Part 1: Traditionalists and Baby Boomers The generations lens is so useful and compelling because people within any given generation approach so consistently issues of leadership, authority, work productivity, family and technology. I encounter clients with increasing frequency who are wrestling
Pearman or MBTI? The world has two rich and valid Type assessments--the MBTI and the Pearman Personality Integrator. But which tool is the better choice? First, a little history. In 1921, Carl Jung published Psychological Types, a sweeping theory of human cognitive functioning and development.
Type's Building Blocks At the heart of Jung’s theory of Psychological Type are the four mental functions and the assertion that we are constantly toggling back and forth between these four essential mental processes: Sensing, iNtuition, Thinking, and Feeling. Jung’s full theory implies more
Does or can Type change? Jung said that for a plant to unfold its nature to the full, it must first grow in the soil in which it is planted. By this, Jung was talking about the power of our environments and cultures to shape and affect our development, but within this Jungian thought is the idea