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Learning from Babies

In this week’s NY Times, there was a great profile on a Elizabeth S. Spelke, a cognitive psychologist.  Spelke’s work focuses on understanding how babies store knowledge and what they know about the world.  She mentions in the video that studying babies allows you to see how the mind works without the impacts of normal

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MBTI: The Epitome of Normal Behavior

The more that I talk about MBTI(Myers Briggs Type Indicator), the more people start asking about using MBTI to resolve psychological issues.  This is my first red flag to stop and explain that although knowing your type is a useful self-development tool, it does not correct or deal with personal psychological issues.  Carl Jung was

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Thinking vs Feeling: A Fascinating Dichotomy

Over the last few weeks I have had some very interesting conversations with people who rationalize situations very differently than I do.  These conversations were all theoretical and stirred a heated and loud debate.  It wasn’t till afterwards that I realized these debates were fueled by the T-F dichotomy.   One of the conversations happened

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What to do When Working with both Judging and Perceiving Personalities

As I continue to work with new people and personalities, I realize how insightful Carl Jung’s theory is and how useful the MBTI tool can be.  MBTI is based on the premise that everyone has 4 basic personality preferences.  The first preference shows where you get your energy from (my E vs I post). The

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MBTI Tips: 5 Things to be Sensitive to as an Extrovert or Introvert

Last week I attended the 4 day Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Certification Program at AMA.  The seminar is meant for HR professionals to administer to their clients and staffs.  Although that isn’t my field, I felt this is a great tool to have as a team leader, manager or entrepreneur.  I was fortunate to have Linda K

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