Personalities for Business

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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What DOES a Certified Personality Trainer Do?

Many people ask what exactly a Certified Personality Trainer does. I help people understand our differences and learn how to use that knowledge to become better communicators and improve business and personal relationships. To get a glimpse into some of the ways I do that here are some of my highlights from 2016:

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An Interview By Staci Nichols

Staci Nichols and I met at a DJ conference several years ago and have been roommates for other trainings since then. She writes regularly for Book More Brides and I was honored to be interviewed for one of her articles. The interview was first published here and here it is again for you: Sales Tips…

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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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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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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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Send Mail with a Stamp.

I am so grateful that I live in an age where technology provides us with so many incredible options for communicating. I share my life on social media through check-in’s, posts and pictures. I can text as fast as my teenagers, and I Skype with friends from across the globe on a regular basis. There…

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Highlights from November

When people refer to me as a “writer” I am usually pretty quick to tell them that I am a speaker who happens to blog and has a couple of published books. I am motivated by the message I have to share, but as you may have noticed I haven’t been writing much lately…at least…

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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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