personality assessment

All Markets Are Online Dating Markets

In today’s world of 9-second attention spans, our introductions mean more-than-ever before. Sally Hogshead reveals the seven triggers of fascination and how to get others to fall in love with your ideas, instantly. YouTube / TEDx Talks – via Iframely

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Public Speaking Tips

10 good public speaking tips from Psychology Today: 1. For many speakers — and especially for introverts — preparation is key. Take your time crafting the speech so that it flows logically and is illustrated with stories and examples. Practice it out loud, until you’re comfortable. If it’s an important speech, videotape yourself. The main reason public speaking can be uncomfortable is that you have no idea how you’re coming across. If you went to...

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Are You an Ambivert?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Denise Green of BrillianceInc. Don’t Believe Every Assessment You Take As a leadership coach, you might think I’d like personality assessments. But I don’t. It’s not that they don’t have some value.  I just think that they’re more limited than people allow for: that humans are more complex than any automatic assessment can capture. And I don’t care what their creators and promoters say about how precise...

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Introverts vs. Extroverts

by Terry Gault When I came across this piece in Wired, I recalled a conversation in a workshop wherein a client offered an explanation for how introverts and extroverts differ when it comes to presenting. He, an introvert, noted that both can be equally effective in presenting and interacting with others.  The difference, he noted, was that “extroverts are energized by the experience, and introverts are exhausted by the experience.” This rang true for me....

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