Do Your Managers Have These 10 Essential Skills?

When I speak with colleagues and clients about developing leaders, we don't get too far into the conversation before one of us asks, "what, exactly does leadership development mean?" In part, this is because a laundry list of skills are associated with being a good leader. So what skills do leaders really need?  Here's a…

Thirteen Ways to Make the Most of Your MBTI® Results

When people learn about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument, they are naturally curious to know their "type code." I always ask why. After all, if you're going to invest in learning about yourself, you want to make sure that you benefit from the information. How can you get the most out of your investment? Well,…

Top Ten MBTI® Reading List

This month’s blog has been inspired by the many questions I receive on how to ‘self-study’ your way into understanding personality type. Check out these great books on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® for a good read as well as longer-term benefit potential. (You can purchase hyperlinked book titles directly from amazon.ca) 1. Introduction to Myers-Briggs® Type…

Choosing An Assessment Tool: Which One To Use?

DiSC. True Colours. Personality Dimensions. MBTI. These are just some of the many self-assessment tools available on the market. It’s no wonder that there’s a lot of confusion about the best choice. So how do you choose? A sound approach is to begin with the end in mind. What results do you want to achieve…