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Posted in Blog on September 20, 2017

MBTI ® tool: When it does, and doesn’t, wor ...

By Donna Dunning I was recently asked by a student to share the strengths and flaws of the MBTI® tool. My short answer is that the MBTI® tool is a great tool if and when it is used appropriately. The MBTI® tool doesn’t work well when it is misused. Type works well: • as a ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 2, 2017

Learning Strategies

By Donna Dunning Website Inquiry What is the best way to introduce personality type and learning strategies? Hi Dr. Dunning, I am very interested in MBTI with regards to learning strategies. In one of your blog posts, you categorize learners into ST, SF, NT, and NF – and gi ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on May 29, 2014

Don’t Take It Personally

By Donna Dunning In the 1990s chick flick, You’ve Got Mail, Joe Fox builds a book superstore in a neighborhood where Kathleen Kelly owns an independent bookstore. As a result, her store goes out of business. Their conversation goes something like this… JOE: “It wasn’t per ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 15, 2014

10 Essential Career Success Strategies

By Donna Dunning Over the course of your lifetime you may spend 80,000 hours at work. Are you getting what you want from work? Are you excelling at your career? Here are 10 strategies to help you become more engaged and successful at work. 1. Ask yourself for directions Career su ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on November 18, 2013

It’s Not Easy Being You

By Donna Dunning Years ago, an insightful elementary teacher noticed our daughter had matching socks and called us into the school for a parent-teacher meeting. He told us she was changing, not participating in class, and developing an attitude. He knew our daughter, typical to h ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 28, 2013

Are you Pressure-Prompted? Try a “Work Attack” ...

By Donna Dunning A steady work pace might seem the most practical way to approach and complete tasks, but you may prefer to use a pressure-prompted style. A pressure-prompted approach is generally associated with a preference for Perceiving, but some who prefer Judging may also ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on November 7, 2012

Did You Lose Something?

By Donna Dunning Having ENFP preferences, losing things is usually a sign that I am becoming overly disorganized, tired, or stressed. For example, when I travel across three or more time zones to do training, I can become tired when facilitating a workshop. One signal for me to n ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 31, 2012

Learning Tips

By Donna Dunning As summer ends, many people start to think about learning and personal development. Here are three tips to help you focus your learning this fall. Determine what you really want to know There are many reasons to learn something new. You may want to increase your ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 24, 2012

16 Personality Types and Learning

By Donna Dunning Life-long learning is a necessity in our rapidly changing, fast paced world. Your personality type preferences influence what and how you prefer to learn. Here are learning tips, organized by the 16 personality types, to help you learn more effectively. Learning ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 10, 2012

Work is Personal for an INFP

By Donna Dunning Here is a story from my website by a reader with INFP preferences. I enjoyed reading about the range of creative pursuits, so clearly integrated with personal values and an interest in helping people, and making the world a better place. These are common themes i ... Continue Reading