FIRO-B® Test Team Results, Behavior and Team Conflict

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderFIRO, Team Culture

Though your FIRO-B® test results do not necessarily directly cause team conflict, they can reinforce certain types of problematic situations and lay the groundwork for unhealthy conflict.  As a team leader, or team member, you want to understand what specific issues can arise from each team member’s FIRO-B interpersonal needs. With this information, you will be able to better recognize … Read More

MBTI® and FIRO-B® Leadership Report: How This Can Help You Be A More Effective Leader and Manager

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBusiness and Leadership, FIRO, MBTI, Personality Type, Resources, Team Culture

The Leadership Report Using The FIRO-B® and MBTI® test begins with an explanation of your leadership style according to your Myers-Briggs® personality type.  This Report is based on The FIRO® test and The MBTI test, the most widely used personality assessment in the world that has been proven to be the best personality test as well as an occupational test to determine … Read More

MBTI® Communication Styles Report: Tips For Better Communication With Family, Friends, And Co-Workers

Leon Jesmanowicz, Vice-PresidentCareers, MBTI, Personality Type, Resources, Team Culture

MBTI® Communication Styles Communication is the backbone of Society.  Friendships, Families, and even Empires rose and fell based on strong communication, or the lack of it.  To this day, we continuously strive to improve our ability to communicate effectively with our friends, family, and co-workers.  In today’s blog we cover some helpful tips for better communication to help you be … Read More

Boost Employee Efficiency With The FIRO-B® Test Interpretive Report For Organizations

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBusiness and Leadership, Careers, FIRO, Resources, Team Culture

Do you want to know which of your employees are more effective team members and which are more efficient working alone? Do you wonder, as a manager, which employees to place on organized teams and which employees to assign independent tasks? Do you want to know which employees function more efficiently with more control over their workplace and which seem … Read More

MBTI® Test Personality Differences Can Create a stronger and More Productive Team

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBusiness and Leadership, MBTI, Personality Type, Resources, Team Culture

MBTI® Test Personality Differences  People have personality differences, though this is a strength, not a weakness. So You find yourself day dreaming about the future…maybe you daydream about future possibilities in your personal life, or maybe you daydream about future work possibilities…. Perhaps you are not a daydreamer. Perhaps you prefer to concentrate on what is in front of you-what … Read More

Using the TKI Test Avoiding Conflict Management Style

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderTeam Culture, TKI

In our previous blog we discussed The TKI test Compromising conflict management style and when and how to use it. This week we will focus on The TKI test Avoiding management style. There are times when avoiding is necessary and times when it can be used  inappropriately and inefficiently. Using an avoiding style at the wrong time during a conflict situation at … Read More

TKI test: Know when to Compromise using The Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument test

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderCareers, Team Culture, TKI

In December we gave you a blog providing an overview of the TKI test. In March we discussed The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument test and how being an efficient manager using competing and collaborating styles can improve your conflict management skills. In this blog post we will discuss The Comprising Thomas-Kilman Conflict-Handling Mode. There are five conflict-handling styles and all are important and should be used … Read More

MBTI® Test ISTJ:The Hallmark of The MBTI Personality Type in Teams

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderISTJ, MBTI, Personality Type, Team Culture

Starting this week, along with our celebrity blog series, which focuses on Myers-Briggs Personality Type and celebrities, we will be writing an additional series of blogs entitled The Hallmark of The MBTI® Personality Type in Teams.  This series of blogs is based on The Booklet, “Introduction To Type And Teams” by Elizabeth, Katherine, and Sandra Hirsh (CPP, 2003). In this … Read More

The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI test) and Interpersonal Conflict

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderPersonality Type, Team Culture, TKI

According to the text Introduction To Conflict Management, the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI test) Profile and Interpretive Report is a self-report questionnaire designed to measure your tendencies in dealing with interpersonal conflict (Thomas, K. 2002). The TKI test measures five conflict-handling styles in the form of a percentage as compared to a sample of 8,000 working adults who have been … Read More

MBTI® Test and Team Culture

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderCareers, MBTI, Team Culture

MBTI Test and Team Culture If you are a team manager, leader, business owner, or simply part of a team that might be sputtering, The Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator Team Report can help you and your team self-manage successfully. By administering this assessment, you will discover your team’s combined personality type and apply your results to team action and problem solving. … Read More