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Posted in Blog on January 29, 2014

Personal Constraints and Work Choices

By Donna Dunning I like to think positively and am more likely to see possibilities and opportunities than constraints. But a positive attitude cannot overcome some of the restrictions and roles that, for many people, sometime in their life, will limit where, when, and how they w ... 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 17, 2012

Are you disengaged at work?

By Donna Dunning In today’s economy, you may be happy to have any job and think it best to quietly go ahead and do your work. However this complacency could, over time, become problematic. Unpleasant consequences may occur when you stay in an unsatisfying job. Gradual Deteriora ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on May 9, 2012

Vacations and Type Preferences

By Donna Dunning Vacations are a time for people to relax and enjoy a break from their day-to-day lives and pressures. However, people may prefer to vacation in different ways, which can create more stress than relaxation. Go with the flow For my husband and I (both having NP pre ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 23, 2012

Illustrations of Type – ISFP

By Donna Dunning In my MBTI® Certification workshops participants respond to the instruction -“Describe your type using words, phrases, or pictures.” I find these visual representations of type preferences help illustrate individual differences. Here is a photo of a respons ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 5, 2012

Graduation Trials and Tribulations

By Donna Dunning Perhaps you completed your educational program this spring. If so, congratulations! Completing school requires hard work, dedication, and persistence. Graduation is a major accomplishment and a positive experience, but like any other life change, it is a time for ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 21, 2012

Tips for Writing Multiple Choice Exams

By Donna Dunning How can you go wrong when they give you an exam with all the correct answers as well? The problem, of course, is that you have to pick the right one. Make sure you have a well-thought-out strategy when you are taking a multiple-choice exam. You likely will incre ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 14, 2012

Exam Writing Tips

By Donna Dunning For many people, writing an exam can ruin a perfectly good day. Any time you are being evaluated, these three tips will help you do your best. Also see my Exam Study Tips for ideas on how to prepare for an exam. Show Up Ready It is tough to perform well when you ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 7, 2012

Exam Study Tips

By Donna Dunning One of the most stressful parts of school for many people is studying for and writing exams. Here are three tips for preparing for exams. Next week I will give you three tips for taking exams. More information on this topic can be found in my booklet Introduction ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on January 13, 2012

Enhancers (ISFP and INFP): Personality Type Prefer ...

By Donna Dunning This is the ninth post in a nine part series describing typical stress response patterns linked to personality type preferences. The information in these posts shows you how to assess your stress levels, identify your stressors, and build resilience to stress. ... Continue Reading