Managing Personalities – Myers-Briggs for Leaders (1 day)

To create and maintain a successful organization, leaders must be skilled at managing various personality types in a positive and motivating manner. Through utilizing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), leaders will learn a comprehensive framework to understand personality types. This workshop focuses on the skills needed to guide and direct differing and sometimes difficult personality types. Participants will learn how to tailor communication to best fit the various expressions of personality, understand and utilize effective means of motivation, and structure the work environment to best optimize the strengths of diverse personality types.

About This Workshop

Workshop Outline

  • Personality Overview
  • The Four Dimensions of Personality
  • Discovering Your Personality Type
  • The Role of Leadership in Managing Personalities
  • Common Leadership Mistakes
  • How Personalities Contribute to Conflict Cycles
  • Engaging with Different Personality Types
  • Managing Introversion–Extraversion Differences
  • Managing Sensing–Intuition Differences
  • Managing Thinking–Feeling Differences
  • Managing Perception–Judgment Differences
  • Personality Blind Spots
  • Creating Strong Teams
  • Skill Development

Method of Delivery

Lecture, personal reflection, skill building, video and small group discussions