The Firo-B and The FIRO Business

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBlogs, Podcasts

The differences between The Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation Behavior Report (The Firo-B) and The Fundamental Interpersonal Orientations Business Report (The Firo Business) lies in the type of need each personality test measures. As stated in the Career Assessment Site Blog entitled, “The Firo Assessments: Honing in on Your Interpersonal Wants and Needs,” the Firo-B measures your need for Inclusion, Control, and Affection. On the other hand, the Firo Business measures three organizational oriented needs Connection, Influence, and Involvement.

The TKI and Interpersonal Conflict

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBlogs, Podcasts

The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI) Profile and Interpretive Report is a self-report questionnaire designed to measure your tendencies in dealing with interpersonal conflict (Thomas, K. 2002). The TKI measures five conflict-handling styles in the form of a percentage as compared to a sample of 8,000 working adults who have been administered this assessment. Learn more about the TKI Assessment Report and become more efficient in using your five interpersonal conflict modes.

MBTI™ Team Culture Part 2

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBlogs, Podcasts

This Podcast explains how Myers-Briggs (MBTI) Personality Type differences play an important role in successful teams and in life. I discuss how we must embrace and celebrate our differences as oppossed to shying away and discouraging differentiating ideas, personalities and ways of living and functioning. I give an example of a “Dream Team” pair of opposite personalities from our history that would have created the perfect think tank due to their genius and opposite ISTJ and ENFP MBTI Personality Types.

MBTI™ Personality Differences

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBlogs, Podcasts

This Podcast explains how Myers-Briggs (MBTI) Personality Type differences play an important role in successful teams and in life. I discuss how we must embrace and celebrate our differences as oppossed to shying away and discouraging differentiating ideas, personalities and ways of living and functioning. I give an example of a “Dream Team” pair of opposite personalities from our history that would have created the perfect think tank due to their genius and opposite ISTJ and ENFP MBTI Personality Types.

MBTI™ Team Culture Part 1

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBlogs, Podcasts

Team Culture can be defined as a pattern of shared basic assumptions invented, discovered, or developed by a given group as it learns to cope with its problems of external adaptation and internal integration. If you are a team manager, leader, business owner, or simply part of a team that might be sputtering, The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Team Report can help you and your team self-manage successfully. By administering this MBTI assessment, you will discover your team’s combined personality type and apply your results to team action and problem solving.

The ENTJ MBTI® Personality Type and Learning Styles

Geeta AnejaBlogs, ENTJ, Learning Styles, MBTI

Believe it or not, graduation is just the start of most peoples’ educational journey. In today’s fast-paced work environment, learning on-the-job is almost always part of the job. Some vocations, like teachers and nurses, have required continuing education. Others, like carpenters and mechanics have mentorship or apprenticeship programs. Whatever your situation is, discovering your Myers-Briggs® Personality Type (MBTI®) can help … Read More

The ENFP MBTI® Personality Type and Learning Styles

Geeta AnejaENFP, Learning Styles, MBTI

No matter what you do for a living, you’re always learning on-the-job, whether you’re a retail associate learning a new point of sale system, a medical professional perfecting a new procedure, or a carpenter mastering a new design. How fast you learn new skills can determine how successful you are in the short-term and in your career overall. Using the … Read More

The ESTJ MBTI® Personality Type and Learning Styles

Geeta AnejaESTJ, Learning Styles, MBTI

The modern work environment is demanding and ever-changing. In order to be successful—and stay successful—people need to learn constantly. Whether they are staying up-to-date on professional events, or honing their skills on cutting-edge techniques, individuals’ ability to constantly improve is essential. Even more challenging is doing all of this without falling behind on their current workload. Knowing your Myers-Briggs Type … Read More

MBTI® ENFJ Personalities and Decision Making

Geeta AnejaENFJ, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

There are many different ways to make decisions, and everyone makes them a little differently. Some people make decisions slowly and consider every possibility, contingency, and angle before reaching a conclusion and taking action. Other people discuss their ideas and brainstorm in a more social way, for example by consulting friends, family members, coworkers, or mentors. If you make decisions … Read More

MBTI® ESFJ Personalities and Decision Making

Geeta AnejaESFJ, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

Each of us makes dozens of decisions every single day, from developing a strategy for an important meeting to evaluating career options or even having difficult conversations with co-workers. We approach even the simplest of decisions in very different ways. Some people prefer to resolve misunderstandings through direct, face-to-face conversations. In sharp contrast, others may prefer to send an e-mail, … Read More