This post was inspired by the Public Safety Leadership course that I recently taught as part of the Fire Service Executive Management Certificate, made possible through a joint initiative between the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) and Humber College. While we were busy learning leadership concepts in the classroom, fire service professionals were busy writing … Continue reading A First Hand Account on Applying Tuckman’s Team Development Model & More on Servant Leadership
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 … Continue reading Top Ten MBTI® Reading List
Teaching to Personality Type (Part 2)
The following article is the second part of a two-part series on Teaching to Personality Type. Read Part 1 to review some popular learning styles for different MBTI® personality types. Here’s what I reaffirmed when I put my insight to use in the classroom…. Different people like to learn in different ways. One of the … Continue reading Teaching to Personality Type (Part 2)
Teaching to Personality Type (Part 1)
The inspiration for this month’s post comes from teaching at a local community college. How would you go about hooking up your new universal remote control? Would you read the instruction manual, ask someone to explain how it works, or learn through trial and error? What would you like to know about your new gadget … Continue reading Teaching to Personality Type (Part 1)
Can You Use The MBTI® With Multi-Cultural Teams?
This month’s article has been inspired by an e-mail I received from one of my readers. In light of Toronto’s multicultural environment, does the MBTI® produce useful results in diverse work groups? In other words, has the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) been tested for cultural bias in addition to measures of reliability and validity? Changing … Continue reading Can You Use The MBTI® With Multi-Cultural Teams?
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 … Continue reading Choosing An Assessment Tool: Which One To Use?