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. 

Four Tips To Help Perceivers Survive a Judging World

Four Tips To Help Perceivers Survive a Judging World

People with a Perceiving preference live in a world dominated by Judging.   Meetings, calendar invites, and project schedules are a Judger’s play land, but are draining for those who prefer Perceiving.

#Q&AwithJay: Which Personality Types Are Most Likely to Cheat?

#Q&AwithJay: Which Personality Types Are Most Likely to Cheat?

Today, I’m introducing a #Q&AwithJay segment in response to an email I received from a reader.  She gave me permission to reply to her email via a post.   Gwynn R. from Montreal, Quebec wrote:

#FamousFriday: Kanye West's Personality Type

#FamousFriday: Kanye West's Personality Type

In this edition of #FamousFriday, we’ll take a look at Kanye West.  On last week’s #FamousFriday post, I shared a celebrity personality type infographic that listed Kanye West as ISFJ.   However, I said that I thought that Kanye was ENFJ, and I’ll explain my rationale.

5 Challenges of Being a Female with a Thinking Preference

5 Challenges of Being a Female with a Thinking Preference

Yesterday, we looked at five challenges that men with a Feeling preference typically experience.   Today we will examine women with a preference for Thinking.  As stated yesterday, Thinking (T) vs. Feeling (F) is the dichotomy that rules how we make decisions and is the dimension most divided along gender lines.  People who have a Thinking preference make decisions based on what they perceive to be a set of logical rules and principles.  When making decisions, they do not consider their own feelings or the feelings of others as much as they do facts and objectivity. 

5 Five Challenges of Being a Male with a Feeling Preference

5 Five Challenges of Being a Male with a Feeling Preference

Out of all the different parts of personality, Thinking (T) vs. Feeling (F) is the dimension most divided along gender lines.  For those of you not familiar with Myers-Briggs, Thinking vs. Feeling is the dichotomy that rules how we make decisions.  People who have a Thinking preference make decisions based on what they perceive to be a set of logical rules and principles.  When making decisions, they do not consider their own feelings or the feelings of others as much as they do facts and objectivity.  People who prefer Feeling make decisions based on harmony and their own personal values.

3 Common Miscommunications That Judgers and Perceivers Experience Everyday

3 Common Miscommunications That Judgers and Perceivers Experience Everyday

Welcome back to the latest installment of our 3 Common Miscommunications series.   In previous weeks we’ve covered miscommunications among Extroverts and Introverts, Sensors and Intuitives, and Thinkers and Feelers.  Today we continue by examining Judging (J) vs. Perceiving (P).

3 Common Miscommunications that Thinkers and Feeler Experience Everyday

3 Common Miscommunications that Thinkers and Feeler Experience Everyday

Welcome back to our 3 Common Miscommunications series.  Last week we discussed communication issues between Sensors and Intuitives and discussed Introverts and Extroverts the week prior.  Today we will look at frequent communication issues between people with a Thinking (T) preference and those with a Feeling preference (F).  

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. 

Why Some Small Business Owners Shouldn’t Introduce Themselves as CEO

Why Some Small Business Owners Shouldn’t Introduce Themselves as CEO

I go to networking events fairly often and while at these events, I run into several CEOs of small businesses.   While the title of CEO looks good on a business card and is probably a source of pride for the owner, it can be a dead giveaway that your business is small or even a one person operation. Let me explain why.

#FamousFriday: EL Presidente, the ENTP

#FamousFriday:  EL Presidente, the ENTP

Welcome to Famous Friday!  Every Friday, I’ll profile a celebrity, athlete, or politician and share my insights on their personality.    On the inaugural edition of Famous Friday, I’d like to profile none other than the President of the United States, Barack Obama.  

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.