Strengths and Weaknesses – Part 2 Minimizing Your Weaknesses

Every personality type has some natural weaknesses. (Yes, EVERY one.) We need to be mature enough to be honest with ourselves about the areas in our lives that can be or have become weaknesses.  Hopefully, you have enough self-awareness to zero in on these areas, but if you are having trouble, find someone who you…

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Strengths and Weaknesses – Part 1 Maximizing Your Strengths

Perhaps the single biggest advantage in learning about personality types is being able to understand your own natural strengths and weaknesses. There is no one “best” personality type. The purpose of what I teach is to help people better UNDERSTAND themselves and others and to become aware of their own strengths and weaknesses. The goal is…

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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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What Can I Say About Kevin Smith?

I texted my husband as Kevin Smith began his keynote session on the main stage at Podcast Movement. This was his immediate reply: Let me guess he’s wearing a backwards baseball hat, probably Chicago Blackhawks hockey jersey.  And I laughed. My husband is a smart and observant man. But Kevin Smith has also done a great…

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More Business Lessons from PM16

Anna Sale…the brains behind and the host of the podcast Death, Sex and Money…and another fabulous keynote speaker at Podcast Movement 2016. She presented 10 ways that creating a podcast is like having a baby and shared her parallel journey of becoming a mom and creating Death, Sex and Money. Of course, once again, I…

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Lessons from Glynn Washington at Podcast Movement 2016

Podcast Movement…a 3 year old conference for podcasters that drew 1600 people to Chicago a couple weeks ago. I am so glad I was able to be there. I went in fully prepared to learn things that I didn’t know I didn’t know. Even though we’ve been doing this for the last 68 weeks, Mitch…

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Lessons from The Heat

I recently watched the movie The Heat starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. To be honest, I’m still not entirely sure if I liked the movie or not, and please don’t take this as an official recommendation. However, I will say that I found it fascinating to watch the interaction between the two main characters in…

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The Truth About Personality Tests

Are they accurate? Do factors like age, occupation and what activities you have been doing earlier in the day affect your results? Are they actually helpful or are they just for fun? First, let me start by reminding everyone that when I am talking about “personality tests” I am NOT referring to the “What animal…

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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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Connecting with an Audience

I love attending conferences, seminars, workshops and classes. I am a life long learner who has done things like audit 5 semesters of Greek…for fun. But do you know what I love possibly even more than learning great content from the events I attend? Learning from the presenters. I learn something from every single seminar or…

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