Career Portfolios: Creating Your Career Collage

Career Portfolios communicate your professional story beyond a resume’s capability. The career portfolios my students recently submitted as one of their assignments have inspired this month’s article. Whether you are a job seeker, career changer, or happily building your career with your current employer, a career portfolio can help you create a balanced and fulfilling…

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…

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…

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…