Introductory Books on Personality Type



Creative You
Creative You

Whether you can admit it to yourself or not, you are creative. In today’s complex world, creativity is the key to finding and living your passion. Whatever that passion is—cooking, technology, writing, or even plumbing—Creative You reveals your own personal style of creativity to help you build an environment of innovation at work and home.



Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment
Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment

Well-known author and psychologist Naomi Quenk gives valuable advise in this succinct guide designed for mental health practitioners needing quick, comprehensive instruction on the clinical application of the MBTI® instrument. It contains information on how to avoid common pitfalls with clients, as well as suggested methods on the administration, scoring, interpretation, and reporting of the Indicator.



Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best And Your Best
Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best And Your Best

Written at the elementary school level, Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best and Your Best is about how students might like to learn, think, and act. This is a great resource to help children better understand their MMTIC® results and psychological type at home or in the classroom. Students will see themselves in some of the descriptions of different personality types and learning styles.



Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Strengths and Stretches
Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Strengths and Stretches

Written for middle and junior high school students, this is a book about how students like to learn, think, and act. Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Strengths and Stretches can be used to help students better understand their MMTIC® results both in the classroom and at home. Students will see themselves in some of the descriptions of different personality types and learning styles.



Flex® Care
Flex® Care

Developed for use in a FLEX® workshop, using the Flex® Leader's Guide, this workbook teaches how to recognize your own preferred style of communication, how to recognize behavior cues that indicate personal interaction styles in others, and how to adjust—or "flex"—your style to better respond to particular individuals.



Flex® Sell
Flex® Sell

Developed for use in a FLEX® workshop, using the Flex® Leader's Guide this workbook teaches how to recognize your own preferred style of communication, how to recognize behavior cues that indicate personal interaction styles in others, and how to adjust—or "flex"—your style to better respond to particular individuals.



Flex® Talk
Flex® Talk

Developed for use in a FLEX® workshop using the Flex® Leader's Guide, this workbook teaches how to recognize your own preferred style of communication, how to recognize behavior cues that indicate personal interaction styles in others, and how to adjust—or "flex"—your style to better respond to particular individuals.



LIFETypes
LIFETypes

A popular introduction to type describing the preferences with styles of communication, relationships, work, and careers. Each of the 16 types is characterized using examples from the seven L's — Living, Learning, Laboring, Leading, Leisure, Loving, and, when under pressure, Losing out. Full of real-life examples that bring type theory to life.



Looking at Type® and Learning Styles
Looking at Type® and Learning Styles

Written for both students and teachers, this book helps gain insight into personal learning styles in order to develop more effective study and test-taking strategies and help teachers facilitate learning. Discusses strengths, key motivators, and blind spots for different preferences and provides guidelines to assist teachers in curriculum development and delivery.



Looking at Type® and Spirituality
Looking at Type® and Spirituality

Are you excited by active expression of your spirituality, or are you more interested in opportunities for reflection upon the divine? Learn more about how these preferences can have a powerful impact on how you express your spirituality, common stumbling blocks to spirituality, and how your spirituality can grow deeper.



Looking at Type® Booklet
Looking at Type® Booklet

The crisp graphics of this revised edition bring a contemporary sparkle to this proven classic material that explains personality type with easy-to-understand illustrations and keywords. Looking at Type® is designed for MBTI® professionals and MMTIC™ facilitators who deliver individual feedback to clients or students, or conduct introductory workshop sessions on psychological type.



Looking at Type® in the Workplace
Looking at Type® in the Workplace

A fundamental introduction to how an individual's psychological type affects daily interactions at work and can influence everyday workplace activities such as responding to conflict, work style, being part of a team, making decisions, dealing with change, and communication.



Looking at Type® Series
Looking at Type® Series

The Looking at Type® series includes one each of Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals, Looking at Type®: Your Career, Looking at Type® and Learning Styles, Looking at Type® and Spirituality, and Looking at Type® in the Workplace. This package contains all the information you will need to help your clients understand and learn to apply type in all facets of their lives.



Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals
Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals

Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals is designed to give a clearer picture of results from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® assessment or the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® assessment. This insight can enrich relationships, aid the decision-making process, and increase sense of self-worth and personal competence.



Looking at Type®: Your Career
Looking at Type®: Your Career

The standard for MBTI® feedback in career counseling, this book describes how type is useful in career selection, linking type to interests, values, skills, decision making, and action planning. Teachers and MMTIC® facilitators will also find this resource helpful to students approaching high school graduation to gain insight into job responsibilities and career paths more likely to be personally satisfying.



MBTI® Introduction Workbook
MBTI® Introduction Workbook

A participant workbook is also available as a companion piece to the MBTI® Introduction DVD presentation. In addition to basic type information, it has descriptions for each of the 16 types that include short descriptions on Communication Style, Problem Solving and Stress, Values, Workplace Contribution, Leadership Qualities, and Team Spirit.



MMTIC® Manual
MMTIC® Manual

Includes a general introduction to type and the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® (MMTIC®) assessment. The development, administration, and scoring of the MMTIC assessment are explained, along with information on the reliability and validity of the instrument. It also contains suggestions for applications of type knowledge in the classroom.



MotherStyles
MotherStyles

Janet Penley, author of The M.O.M.S.® Handbook, offers MotherStyles, a new inspirational tool to help every mother understand herself, break the myth of the ideal mother, and find the strength to develop her own style. Through use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) instrument, the most extensively researched and widely used personality inventory in the history of psychological type, MotherStyles aims to strengthen the parent-child relationship.



Navigating Your Career
Navigating Your Career

The Navigating Your Career guide is intended to help you use your results from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment in your career exploration, decision making, and development. Whether you are making early career decisions, thinking about a career change, or exploring your options for career development, the information in this report can be helpful for you.



People Types & Tiger Stripes
People Types & Tiger Stripes

People’s behavior often seems randomly varied—but according to Carl G. Jung, behavior actually follows patterns. Jung called these patterns "psychological types," and he wrote extensively about these types. Isabel Briggs Myers brought Jung’s concepts into the mainstream through development of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument which helps a person figure out his or her psychological type.



Please Understand Me II
Please Understand Me II

This greatly expanded edition presents a more comprehensive approach to the four temperaments. In it, Keirsey continues to investigate personality differences that refine his temperament theory and define the facets of character that distinguish each of the four from another. Focusing on the four kinds of intelligence&madsh;tactical, logistical, diplomatic, and strategic—Keirsey explains how one approach interests each of us more than another.



Statistics & Measurement
Statistics & Measurement

In this new edition of Statistics and Measurement: An Introduction, Ray Zeissett offers a fresh approach to the study of statistical research with step-by-step instructions, practical definitions of key terms, and quizzes to test understanding. Originally published to support psychologists in the study of test manuals and research literature, this revised edition provides a broader scope that includes examples from a variety of interest areas and a new section about how to critically read and evaluate research papers.



The 4 Temperaments Workbook
The 4 Temperaments Workbook

A participant workbook is also available as a companion piece to The 4 Temperaments DVD presentation. In addition to basic type information, it has descriptions for each of the temperaments that include Pathways, Pitfalls, Leadership Style, Influencing Strategies, Learning Style, and Teaching Style.



The Art of Dialogue
The Art of Dialogue

An MBTI book with a dynamic explanation of psychological type and communication researched and crafted by leading type expert, Carolyn Zeisset. Through the observation and recording of hundreds of dialogues, the author identifies the nuances and key phrases that determine different styles of communication.



The Chemistry of Personality
The Chemistry of Personality

Every student learns differently. The Chemistry of Personality is every teacher's invaluable guide to a powerful and simple method of understanding such diversity, exploring a positive approach to personality differences with their students, and using effective teaching methods that reach and engage every young mind.



The Developing Child
The Developing Child

In this pioneering work, Elizabeth Murphy uses personality type as theorized by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung to facilitate our understanding of naturally occurring differences in children. This book provides adults with the opportunity to examine well-tested paths for developing positive relationships with the children in their lives.



Type Tales (Hardcover)
Type Tales (Hardcover)

Author and artist Diane Farris uses innovative photography to illustrate four charming tales about canine friends Millie and Momo. Written for children grades one through five, these engaging stories address type in a way children will understand. By following Millie and Momo's daily adventures, children learn about the differences in personalities.



Type Tales (Paperback)
Type Tales (Paperback)

Author and artist Diane Farris uses innovative photography to illustrate four charming tales about canine friends Millie and Momo. Written for children grades one through five, these engaging stories address type in a way children will understand. By following Millie and Momo's daily adventures, children learn about the differences in personalities.



YOU
YOU

Based on MBTI® personality type and the 20 underlying facets of the Step II instrument, You is full of tips and tools designed to help people become more personally and professionally effective. Suggested self-management strategies are based on research and the collective knowledge of the authors, resulting in an outstanding resource for professionals and individuals.