We all have them. Natural strengths and weaknesses are a part of our personality. We don’t all get to be good at everything; it just doesn’t work that way. When we start to examine strengths and weaknesses in personality types, it is important to look INWARD first. First step, acknowledge that you have both. Then,…

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Wired that Way personality test

There are dozens, if not hundreds, of different personality programs. (There are thousands if you count those social media “which princess are you?” tests too…which I don’t.) So why do I think Wired that Way is the best personality test? Why do I think Wired That Way is the best personality test? The assessment is…

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The study of personalities is not new, and certainly not unique to me. In fact, the history of personalities studies goes back over 2000 years. What is the history of the concepts I teach? The study of personalities is not new, and certainly not unique to me. History shows us that around 400 BC a…

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Graphic of personality tips for responding to grief

I wish we lived in a world without sadness and loss…but we don’t. How can we best care for someone who is responding to grief? So many of us have experienced a personal loss this year, and if not, we all know someone who has lost someone. Someone you know is grieving now. What can…

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We are in unprecedented and strange times…I’ve been watching the reactions of different personalities in this crisis. Now more than ever we need to shift our thinking to OTHER people. We must remember that not everyone thinks like we do or responds to challenging circumstances the way we do. If you’ve ever heard me speak…

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Yellows and Reds are extroverts. Greens and Blues are introverts. Yellows and Greens are people-oriented. Reds and Blues are task-oriented.

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? And what does that really mean? What is the difference between an introvert and an extrovert? And which personality colors are which? Red and Yellow are the Extroverted personalities, and Blue and Green are the Introverted personalities. Remember, the intro/extroversion spectrum is a question of energy. Reds and…

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Beat Mix Australia 2019 Group photo

I recently returned home from my second trip to Australia for a conference put on by the DJAA. This year Beat Mix Australia took place on the beautiful Gold Coast. The DJAA is a fabulous organization comprised of the most professional DJs and MCs from all over Australia and New Zealand. This year they teamed…

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Midwest Djs Live 2019 group photo of all attendees

Speaking on Something OTHER THAN Personalities & Serving as Co-MC at Midwest DJs Live Challenges are good. Challenges are opportunities for growth.Challenges can be a lot of fun. I spoke at the Midwest DJs Live conference two years in a row, and later was recruited to join the board. In my second year helping produce…

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Did you ever have a teacher that you didn’t like? Or a coach or teammate? What if instead labeling that person as “bad” or “mean” you learned to see them through a different perspective? This was my goal as I was creating a “Seeing in Color” presentation for a younger audience. I wanted to share…

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Nothing says “I forgot about Valentine’s Day” better than boxed chocolates and a grocery store flower bouquet. Wouldn’t you rather give your special someone something, well…special? Use what you know about his or her personality to help you come up with a thoughtful, personalized gift for Valentine’s Day. Gifts don’t always have to be something…

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