Myers-Briggs (MBTI)

All MBTI Assessments, Coaching and interactive Workshops are also offered online through Zoom videoconferencing.

We are certified MBTI Master Practitioners with Applied Psychology Masters Degrees and have administered the MBTI Step I and II Assessments to over 1,000 individuals in our MBTI group workshops and individual coaching.

I’ve used the Myers-Briggs Types for twenty years and yours is the best, most practical approach I’ve come across, among many others.

Mel Hensey

Management Consultant

What is the Myers-Briggs Type Instrument (MBTI)?

MBTI Master PractitionerThe MBTI Step I Instrument was developed by Isabel Myers and Katharine Briggs as an application of Carl Jung’s theory of psychological types. This theory suggests that we have opposite preferences for:

  1. Gaining energy – Extraversion (E) or Introversion (I)
  2. Gathering or becoming aware of information – Sensing (S) or Intuition (I)
  3. Deciding or coming to conclusion about that information – Thinking (T) or Feeling (F)
  4. Dealing with the world around us Judging (J) or Perceiving (P)

We use all of these 8 preferences in daily life but to different degrees. The MBTI is not a measure of your skills or abilities. Rather it is a way to help you become aware of your preferred style and to better understand and appreciate the ways that differing styles contribute to successful organizations and teams.

Should I take the (MBTI) Step I or Step II Assessment?

MBTI Step I Assessment is most typically used with teams where the goal is for team members to better understand and how to best work with each other.

The MBTI Step II Instrument is an in-depth, personalized description of your style preferences and is more effective for individuals who want to better understand and learn how to productively utilize all their preferences. Step II results (20 Facets related to your 4-letter Type), show some of the unique ways that you express your Step I Type. For example, the 5 Facets related to Extraversion (E) or Introversion (I) are: Initiating vs Receiving, Expressive vs Contained, Gregarious vs Intimate, Active vs Reflective, and Enthusiastic vs Quiet. This further differentiates and defines the preferences and uniqueness of each Extravert and Introvert, and similarly each of the other Type preferences.


Individual Assessment and Coaching

We offer MBTI Step I and Step II Assessments and coaching to individuals wanting to further their development or explore new or encore career paths. The MBTI Step I or II Assessment is completed online by the individual and then the results are reviewed and coaching is conducted online using Zoom videoconferencing from any location. Individuals receive the MBTI Step I or Step II Report and Manual for ongoing implementation.

Group Workshops

Whether you want to improve working relationships within an existing group or bring together a new group that needs to get to know each other quickly, we can customize a workshop for you. Everyone completes either the Step I or II Assessment online depending on the needs of the group (team building, leadership. etc). All workshops start with Module 1 and can be customized to add other modules. A half-day session would include Module 1 and one other module. A full day session would include Module 1 and two other modules. All modules include presentation and interactive, engaging group activities and Q&A on topics including communication, optimizing team strengths, conflict management, change management, stress management and individual development.

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MBTI Workshop Modules

Module 1 – Introduction to MBTI® Type

Participants complete the on-line MBTI® instrument and receive the MBTI® Step I Report with their 4-letter MBTI® personality type in the workshop.
Topics Include:

  • Introduction of Personality Type and MBTI®
  • Review of Individual MBTI® Step I results
  • Activities demonstrating how each Type:
    • Communicates
    • Takes in and Gives Out Information
    • Makes Decisions
    • Organizes and Navigates their World
Module 2 - Team Communication

Different personality types have different communications styles. Effective communication becomes increasingly challenging when also considering text, phone, email and face-to-face interactions.

Topics Include:

  • Activities to experience communication differences of the 8 MBTI® preferences
  • How to identify verbal and non-verbal MBTI® Type cues
  • Practice flexing your Type style to meet the communication needs of others
  • Examine the influence of Type on email and text communications
Module 3 - Optimizing Team Strengths

Discover the strengths of your team and challenges they may face with an in-depth look at your team’s Type table.

Topics Include:

  • Discover type differences via the Living Type Table activity
  • Assess team strengths and challenges via the team type table analysis
  • Identify specific changes in order to optimize team performance
Module 4 – Conflict Management
Is conflict affecting a team’s performance or a relationship with a client? This module addresses how different Types handle conflict and tools for effective Type conflict management.

Topics include:

  • Analyze levels of conflict comfort within the group
  • Identify Type-related conflict areas
  • Discuss dos and don’ts when dealing with conflict
  • Learn a Type-related model for use in conflict situations
Module 5 – Change Management

Every organization goes through change and each personality Type experiencing that change will have a different reaction and motivation for involvement in the change.

Topics Include:

  • Review a model for understanding the stages of organizational change
  • Identify how Type affects responses to change
  • Apply Type to change implementation and management for your group
Module 6 – Stress Management

Personality type is not only a predictor of typical behavior but also what happens under stress conditions. This module focuses on understanding and recognizing the stress triggers and reactions and applying individualized type strategies to reduce stress.

Topics Include:

  • Explore the impacts and mechanics of how stress affects personality Type
  • Identify tips for supporting your Type when under stress
  • Discover Type-specific strategies for regaining equilibrium
  • Explore the lessons to be learned from “Type under stress” events for your group
Module 7 – Individual Development

A team typically is higher performing when the individual team members’ goals are in alignment with the team goal. This module focuses on providing individual team members the chance to better understand their personality Types, strengths and development opportunities.

Topics Include:

  • Identifying Type-specific strengths, contributions, and challenges
  • Discover potential Type development needs and related development suggestions
  • Examine the congruence between your natural personality Type and work type

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