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How to Hold Your Own in a Debate with Someone with a Thinking-Judging Preference

How to Hold Your Own in a Debate with Someone with a Thinking-Judging Preference

During a disagreement, people with a Thinking-Judging (TJ) preference are typically extremely confident. They usually believe that they are right, and that the other party is not seeing the facts clearly.   This attitude of certainty can be extremely intimidating for others, especially people with a strong Feeling preference.  However, with the right approach, you can hold your own in a debate with a person with a TJ preference.   Here’s how.

Which Components of Human Personality Have the Most Income Potential?

Which Components of Human Personality Have the Most Income Potential?

I’m sure many of you in the Myers-Briggs/ Jungian community have seen the infographic that highlights income based on personality type.  If not, check it out below.  According to the infographic, ENTJ makes the most money, followed by ESTJ.   But what do these two types have in common?  They both share the same dominant cognitive function.

Four Things that Happen To Our Personalities as We Age

Four Things that Happen To Our Personalities as We Age

Today is my birthday, and during this day I usually reflect on how much I’ve grown and how much more growing I have to do.   As I contemplate my own development, I can’t help but to look at how our personality affects our maturation. So today, in the spirit of self-reflection, I’d like to look at four things that happen to our personality as we age. 

Does Your Personality Affect Your Religious Preference?

Does Your Personality Affect Your Religious Preference?

Mankind has relied on religion since the beginning of civilization to answer questions about our origins and about what happens to us when we die.  In the past, your religion was usually dictated by the part of the world you lived in and the cultural group you were part of. However, today these influences aren’t as strong in the western world as we have unprecedented access to information. Nowadays, religious preference depends more on your own personal ideas and philosophy. 

#FamousFriday: Breaking Down the Griffin Family

#FamousFriday: Breaking Down the Griffin Family

This edition of #FamousFriday goes fictional as we profile one of America’s favorite families, the Griffins.  Family Guy is the creation of Seth McFarland, and chronicles the life of Peter Griffin and his family in the fictional town of Quahog, Rhode Island.   The Griffins are actually an interesting bunch, and I believe the combination of their personalities is what partly leads to their interesting adventures.  

Looking for Motivation? Look to Your Personality…

Looking for Motivation?  Look to Your Personality…

Staying motivated is challenging, especially if you are doing a task that you hate. However, I’ll share a way you can stay motivated in any task. Simply use your personality style's core motivator.

F%#k Your Title: 3 Reasons Why Positional Power is the Weakest Form of Leadership

F%#k Your Title: 3 Reasons Why Positional Power is the Weakest Form of Leadership

I hate the word boss. Not because I’m an anarchist or rebel employee, but because true leaders rarely use that word. Below is a definition of leadership that is often used in academia...