Adam Grant’s recent article Goodbye to the MBTI, the Fad that Won't Die includes a long list of criticisms pointed at the MBTI assessment. The article is well written and thoughtful as it tries to build the case against the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment and also to diminish the efforts of
What is With These Crazy Kids?
In the Forbes article, “20 Things 20-Somethings Don’t Get”, author Jason Nazar lays out twenty bits of professional advice—tips that often go unheeded or at least that come as a surprise to many Millennials (those born between 1980 and 2000)—now the twenty-somethings among us. Among the terrific and
Great EQ Article in Harvard Business Review
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic has written a nice and tight defense of emotional intelligence as a foundation to coaching and training. He highlights the importance of getting good EQ data to feed an effective coaching or training effort. The EQ-i (and its sister tool the EQ360) are beautifully designed
Myers-Briggs: Over Assessment Danger?
Can someone take the MBTI Assessment too many times? In terms of taking assessments too often, there is no harm in it, but the frequency of taking any given assessment draws the validity of subsequent takings into question--especially if there is feedback before the later times in which someone
Exploring Type Dichotomies
What are some good “question areas” to use when exploring each of the 4 Type dichotomies? After running several thousand Type workshops myself, here are the areas I find most fruitful to explore: S/N: Describe Time T/F: Define Conflict and your reaction to it E/I: What elements of a party do you