Have you ever received differing results when you have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) multiple times? It’s actually quite common.
Yes, people can worry about this. But don’t, it isn’t about boxing you in at all!
Feeling good about the future is important for our happiness. We all need goals to motivate us and these need to be challenging enough to excite us, but also achievable. If we try to attempt the impossible this brings unnecessary stress.
Choosing ambitious but realistic goals gives our lives direction and brings a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction when we achieve them.
So, have you decided you ‘can’t’ do something because of your type? Or is it more likely ‘won’t’!?
A reminder to employers that the Government’s new rule of six does not apply to the workplace.
All Introverts are shy and all shy people are Introverts.
It’s a common misconception though, and one that Introverts can find frustrating!
When it comes to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Framework, the term Introvert relates to how you gain energy or recharge your energy levels when you are drained.
Introverts are energised by having time alone to reflect after a busy day of interacting with others and may ‘pass’ on an invitation to socialise after work, preferring a quiet evening in with a good book to recharge. But this can be misinterpreted as shyness.
It will tell me what job to apply for.
Now this is an interesting one.
It’s not absolutely true, but it’s a great place to start!
Knowing your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality type will give you an indication of the sorts of work environments and tasks that are likely to be most satisfying for you.
Putting capability aside, we can all do any job, and work in ways that don’t match our natural preferences, but this can be very draining.
September is self-care awareness month and once again our good friends at Action for Happiness have provided us with some daily tips. So, what’s it all about.
The MBTI can help me to hire the right person.
That’s a no!
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) framework should NOT be used as part of the recruitment process and here are a few reasons why:
However, once you HAVE recruited someone to your team, the MBTI framework is a fabulous tool to develop their self-awareness and highlight their strengths as well as appreciate how others in the team may work.
The MBTI is a test.
No, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) framework is NOT a test, and don’t worry, there are no right or wrong answers; you select the answers that best fit you.