Posts Tagged ‘personalities’

On the Air! Radio Interview with Host Mari Frank

Recently I was interviewed on the show “Fighting for Love” by Radio Host, Mari Frank. Surviving conflict is the theme of her show and understanding personalities is really helpful for dealing with, or better yet, trying to avoid conflict. Listen to the full interview here!     For more information about Mari Frank click here and for…

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The Perfect Suitcase

My brother-in-law is a kind and generous man who over the years has given many wonderful gifts to our family. Last year around this time he contacted my husband as he was preparing to shop for my Christmas gift. Knowing that I travel regularly, he decided he wanted to buy me some new luggage. Being…

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Pokémon Go Teams Have Personalities!

Guest Post by Jonathan Knitter Pokémon Go is more than just a friendly game of catching your favorite fictional creatures in the real world. It has an extremely competitive side that continues to sweep the world off its feet and that involves joining seemingly arbitrary teams. Once you are strong enough and reach Level 5…

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Online Shopping & Personalities

I find it fascinating to think about “everyday situations” and how each personality type has the ability to look at the exact same situation from a different perspective.  Online shopping is a great example because it is a simple thing that most people today do from time to time, regardless of personality type. What I…

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Why Personalities?

Have you ever found yourself asking one of these questions? (To yourself or maybe even to me?) Why study personalities? Isn’t this just another way of stereotyping people? If people are “unique” why try to label them? How would this really help me? Great questions. Obviously I am passionate about understanding personality types or I wouldn’t…

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Do More Than "Survive" Your Next Conference

I LOVE attending conferences. Even when I’m there to speak, I always attend as much as I can before or after my own seminar or workshop. I have some conferences that I attend even when I am not presenting. I go because I love to learn, to network, and to catch up with my industry…

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My Dog is a Yellow (Lab)

This is Daisy. Daisy joined our family Christmas of 2013. She was supposed to be a gift for our kids, and while she does LOVE them, she seems to think she belongs to me. It could be because I feed her the most. Or because I am home with her a lot when the kids…

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Q&A: Does personality change with age?

Thank you to Tony Winyard from London (UK, not Ontario, Canada) for asking this question on facebook! The short answer is people often (usually…hopefully?) change with age but generally speaking, their personalities stay basically the same. Ideally, however, as people mature two things happen. The first is that people who truly grow up as they…

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Getting Real: Personalities & Painting

My dad is very Blue. Growing up, we learned that there was a proper way to do things. There is a proper way to load a dishwasher…and wash a car…and tackle a painting project. As much as I love color (and hate plain white walls) I dislike painting. This week I realized that my dislike…

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Good Directions

Knowing who you are speaking to matters. Hopefully you wouldn’t ask your spouse and your preschool child to help you with something using the same words and tone. In our every day conversations thinking about your “audience” – the person you are speaking to – focusing on what THEY need to hear can help get…

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