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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.

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. 

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...

Dating Your Diametric Opposite: How to Make it Work

Dating Your Diametric Opposite: How to Make it Work

For the past year, I've been dating my diametric opposite.  As an ardent student of personality psychology, I typically pay close attention to what the science says about my compatibility with an individual before I decide to get serious.    However, in this instance, I broke all of those rules.