Dating Advice for ENFP and ISTJ Personality Types

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Ah, the joys of that first getting-to-know-you period! I received an email recently that reminded me of my dating days. The person was an ENFP (an Extraverted, flexible green), dating an ISTJ (an Introverted, structured gold), and wondering how to make a relationship work between two opposite personality types. I’m a definite ENFP and my […]

Personality Type and Finding Passion: An Overview

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“What does personality type have to do with finding my passion?” I get this question a lot – sometimes asked with confusion, sometimes with cynicism, and sometimes with enthusiastic curiosity. The people I most enjoy working with end up as curious and enthusiastic folks, whether they started there or not. Here’s what I have to […]

Before You Begin Finding Your Passion

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“If I were a wild animal, I’d have gnawed my leg off by now.” This is how I began my journal entry in March of 2007, feeling trapped in a job that had promised wonderful opportunities but now felt like a straitjacket. The trick was to begin finding a way out, but before I could […]

3 Ingredients of a Strength

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What are strengths, exactly? We all have an idea that strengths are things we are good at, but is there more to it? Yes, there are actually three main ingredients: Talent Strengths start with a talent, something you naturally do well. That’s not to say you do always it perfectly or that you start off […]

5 Ways Your MBTI Personality Type Results Can Help You

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Do you struggle with using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) as an assessment tool for figuring out your personality type? Do you think it’s a bunch of hype, or that it will box you into a role or persona, or that it will predict your success in life? Here are some benefits of the […]