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Posted 25 Mar 2020 by Melissa, MBTI Marketing Manager

Social Distancing, Virtual Work, Personality Type and Keeping Your Sanity

.responsive-container article{ width: 100%; } .responsive-container article h2{ text-align: left; } So… your world probably looks a little different than normal right now. Maybe as you’re reading this there are small children or teenagers in the background at home that would normally be at school. Or you’re working from home. Or you have a small business that’s currently shut its doors because of COVID-19 and you’re freaking out a bit. Right now, self-awarene...

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Posted 04 Apr 2019 by Melissa, MBTI Marketing Manager

What does each MBTI personality type value most?

What does each Myers-Briggs personality type find most valuable? Before you scroll down to find your MBTI personality type, take a few minutes for some self-reflection. If I ask you what you value most in life, you could probably come up with a few things right off the top of your head. Family and friends are usually one of the first things people say. But there are also things that we forget, or are embarrassed to say that we value. Money is one example. Most people won't say they value money, ...

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Posted 17 May 2018 by Gabrielle Savoie

This Is How Compatible You and Your Partner Are, Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type

If you've ever attended a work retreat or met with a career counselor in high school, chances are you already know your MBTI personality (I'm an ENFJ). Myers-Briggs questionnaires are typically associated with team-building retreats and what you talk about with your friends and family when you're bored, but the personality types have been cropping up in another unexpected place: dating apps. It goes a little something like this: "Mike, 35, Lawyer, INFJ, loves pizza." But is that actually an indi...

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Posted 11 May 2018 by Melissa, MBTI Marketing Manager

The 16 Myers-Briggs Types: Work, Relationships, Stress, Leadership, and More

We're excited to share the launch of our 16 Myers-Briggs type pages! The most commonly asked questions about each of the Myers-Briggs personality types are answered and put them into one place just for you. Not sure what the Myers-Briggs assessment is? Watch the 3 min. explainer video here.  When you take the Myers-Briggs assessment online through MBTIOnline.com, you get access to the information portal with over 100 pages worth of type related information that dives deeper into each of these ...

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Posted 03 May 2018 by Melissa, MBTI Marketing Manager

INTJ Personality Types and Stress

Last time we talked about people with preferences for ENFP and stress. This time, we'll cover the personality type INTJ and stress. If you missed the first two blogs in the stress series, they were What Stresses You Out Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type and How to Calm Job Interview Nerves Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type. Research Our research team explored the causes and effects of stress within a number of top professions in the U.S. Based on data gathered from more than 800,000 people that hav...

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Posted 01 May 2018 by Melissa, MBTI Marketing Manager

ENFP Personality Types and Stress in the Workplace

Severe Stress, or Being "In The Grip" For most people, experiencing severe stress leaves them temporarily unable to operate from the most comfortable and familiar parts of their personality. Unlike everyday stress, when people are experiencing severe stress we call it being “in the grip” . When people are under severe stress, they experience a feeling of being “beside themselves.” Their behavior can appear clumsy and out of character, which hampers performance. In light of the stress epidemic i...

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Posted 18 Apr 2018 by Melissa, MBTI Marketing Manager

What stresses you out based on your Myers-Briggs type

April is National Stress Awareness Month. So we have to ask: Do you know what stresses you out most? Just like your Myers-Briggs personality preferences can tell you about similarities or differences in personality, Myers-Briggs personality type can tell you about what likely gets on your nerves most. In the U.S., stress costs employers an estimated $300 billion a year in health care costs and missed work. On a personal level, 77% of people regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress...

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Posted 12 Apr 2018 by Michael Segovia, TEDtalk Speaker and Lead Trainer for MBTI Certification Programs

How to calm job interview nerves, based on your Myers-Briggs type

As I sit down to write about how the Myers-Briggs (MBTI) tool can help us deal with stress during interviews, I'm a bit stressed myself. I need to get ready for a workshop later this week. Every time I’ve tried to sit down and prepare this morning, my brain has filled up with a litany of other things. My plate is already full, but I keep adding more portions to it. Then, I realize that so much of how I deal with everyday stress relates to my own personality type preferences. Your stress (and h...

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Posted 23 Mar 2018 by Melissa, MBTI Marketing Manager

Myers-Briggs Personality Type and Exercise

If you’re like a third of the population, you made a weight-related or exercise resolution this year. And you’ve probably started off the year strong. But you may find it hard to stick to after a few months. Most of us know how to lose weight and exercise. But why is actually doing it so difficult? There are so many reasons why becoming healthier is difficult. Common reasons include lack of time to exercise, stress, the unnatural psychological pull of dopamine-spiking foods (we’re looking at y...

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Posted 23 Feb 2018 by Melissa, MBTI Marketing Manager

Vacations To Try for Each Myers-Briggs Type

When was the last time you tried something new on your vacation? Even better, when was the last time you tried a whole new type of vacation? We spoke with our MBTI type experts and resident psychologists to talk about what activity might be the most relaxing or invigorating for each of the 16 MBTI personality types. Then, take the quiz here to find out more about your specific travel-style! With spring likely on your mind, take a look at the suggestions by MBTI type below. Perhaps it’s time to ...