Added Value in the 8-Process Scores

This blog covers some of the things that I have learned about the power that is found in the 8-Process Scores when combining the scores in meaningful ways. It involves using a calculator (in brain or electronic) and adding up pairs of scores. We have presented to us the attitudes of E and I (all…

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The Free Online Type Invasion: How To Respond to the Test From OZ

Often the individuals that we professionals work with, report a previous experience with an online assessment that gave a different 4-letter Type code. Much like free medical advice, the results can be harmful for similar reasons. Getting information, typological or medical, is an interesting personal exercise. The simple process of learning something about ourselves and…

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Using the Majors Elements Reports and Change

In this blog, I will talk about some methods for making use of the Elements of Personality Type reports in talking with clients. There is a great deal of information in the two reports (client report and professional report), and it does take time and practice to use it efficiently and effectively. My goal in…

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What are Elements of Personality Formations?: The Big Picture

The Personality Formation scores are a “new – old thing.” Let me explain. As I was reading Jung’s (1923) text “Psychological Types” and learning about Type, I noticed that Jung referred to the occurrence of blockages to the development of personality Type (old thing). He discusses how life experiences can facilitate or inhibit the natural…

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3 Things HBO’s ‘Persona’ Got Wrong About the MBTI®

HBO Max’s new documentary is an all-out attack on how personality assessments, like the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), are being used throughout talent management at companies — hiring, developing, and placing employees. A great deal of what Executive Producer Merve Emre is reporting is true: The wholesale abuse of personality tools occurs throughout organizational life.…

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Has COVID Ended Micro-Management?

It’s been almost a year since the larger corporate workforce transitioned into isolation. Adaptations have been tough, technical bandwidth had to be enhanced and those of us who depend on social interaction were forced to pivot. Eventually, we all figured it out. While there cannot be a silver lining in a time of such tragedy,…

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Preparing for the Next Super Storm

When a major disaster looms, the prepared executive knows exactly what to do. They’ve planned for different scenarios. They have different responses at the ready. At stake is nothing less than the fate of your organization. Even a relatively small crisis can cost your organization dearly if handled poorly. Your planning should include the following…

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Implementing Shared Services: Five Considerations

Companies have been served a wake up call in light of the recession and ongoing economic uncertainty.  They are being driven to become more efficient while at the same time improving levels of quality and service.  As a result, the shared services model is becoming an increasingly popular organizational structure to help achieve business objectives.…

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Blueprint for Building an Internal Change Management Capability

The Business Imperative Everyone has heard the statistic. Two-thirds of all change initiatives fail to achieve their expected business benefits – a statistic that has stayed constant from the 1970s to the present. This failure rate represents billions of dollars in lost productivity, wasted resources, opportunity costs and rework—not to mention the negative impact on…

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