MBTI® Type Application Books



Building People, Building Programs
Building People, Building Programs

This comprehensive resource book is an invaluable tool for beginning and experienced MBTI® practitioners alike. As a practical companion to the MBTI® Manual, it helps you discover how to avoid ethical pitfalls, how to select the most appropriate form, administer the Indicator, score, and report results.



Career Counselor's Package
Career Counselor's Package

Reinventing careers is especially important these days, and this package provides the right mix of CAPT handouts, exercises, and booklets necessary to create a successful workshop or individual career counseling session. Learn how the KGI® assessment helps strengthen leadership and group skills, which can help make you and your clients more successful in business, organizational, and educational settings.



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.



Differentiated Coaching
Differentiated Coaching

An exciting new book from an author well-versed in psychological type and its various applications. Here Kise explores the keys for how change can be facilitated so that everyone involved gets the most out of the process and the results. Focusing on teachers and the many demands of the classroom, administration, and community, Kise offers sound advice for helping teachers cope and excel in a complicated and often frustrating environment.



Differentiated School Leadership
Differentiated School Leadership

An ideal resource for principles, teachers, superintendents, and those involved with leadership in schools. Differentiated School Leadership demonstrates how an understanding of personality and leadership styles can help individuals and team members work together more effectively. This book provides workable strategies for leadership development, teambuilding, problem solving, and dealing with stress.



Differentiation Through Personality Types
Differentiation Through Personality Types

This new, comprehensive resource by Jane Kise, author of Differentiated Coaching and Find Your Fit, presents an easy-to-implement, usable framework that assists K-12 teachers in achieving success in the classroom. Readers will find clear direction in appealing to different learning personalities and practical ideas and activities for immediate application in the classroom.



Discovering Type with Teens
Discovering Type with Teens

It’s not easy being a teen. Looking back on those days we often say, "If only I knew then what I know now." That statement resonates even more when we think about all the insights gained from our knowledge of personality type. In this era of constant connectedness, but less actual human contact, personality type can help teens find real connections to their peers and to themselves.



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: Creating a Personal Path for Success
Exploring Personality Type: Creating a Personal Path for Success

Written for high school students, this is a book about the unique ways they like to learn, think, and act as they go through life. Exploring Personality Type: Creating a Personal Path for Success can be used to help students better understand their MMTIC® results both in the classroom and at home. Students will see themselves in the descriptions of the distinctive personalities and learning styles, because these descriptions are based on years of careful observations of real people.



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® Leader's Guide
Flex® Leader's Guide



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.



Great Minds Don't Think Alike!
Great Minds Don't Think Alike!

Every day teachers are faced with a sea of expectant faces—each with a different way of seeing and learning. How can we motivate and empower every one of these young people to reach their highest potential? In Great Minds Don’t Think Alike! education experts Diane Payne and Sondra VanSant provide the ultimate lesson plan for transforming classrooms into places where every child becomes engaged in the learning process.



Juris Types
Juris Types

Written by law school professors and psychological type experts Don and Martha Peters, Juris Types: Learning Law Through Self-Understanding goes beyond general study tips to help you find learning strategies ideally suited to your unique personality. Juris Types includes a CD-ROM of reproducible step-by-step exercises to help guide you through each chapter.



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® 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®: 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.



Making a Difference by Being Yourself
Making a Difference by Being Yourself

There are so many ways to make a difference in the world. We all are hardwired to seek purpose and happiness, and what brings meaning to one person versus another remains a mystery. Making a Difference by Being Yourself deconstructs the puzzle by honing in on how our unique personality types frame the actions we take to impact others.



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.



One of a Kind
One of a Kind

Every child is unique and through the understanding of psychological type, parents can learn to recognize their children's special gifts and separate personalities. As one of the first books to focus on type in children, One of Kind offers clear and practical information for developing a deeper understanding of personality type.



Pathways to Integrity
Pathways to Integrity

Life presents us with many ambiguous situations in which we ask ourselves two fundamental questions: "What should I do?" and "How should I decide?" Psychological type affects our habitual patterns of ethical choice making—patterns that can be made conscious, leading to expanded knowledge of self and to greater moral integration and wholeness.



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.



Portraits of Self-Esteem
Portraits of Self-Esteem

Through an exploration of the 16 psychological types, author Bonnie Golden offers a unique and useful guide to enhancing self-esteem. Her work is based on surveys from more than 300 community college students, who comprise the composite profiles of how self-esteem is expressed by each of the 16 types.



Psychological Types at Work
Psychological Types at Work

Understanding others in the workplace is essential in order to succeed. Psychological Types at Work explores the effect of personality types and the relationships that form because of them. Author Rowan Bayne presents his research of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument and discusses how an understanding of that instrument and personality types can improve recruitment, communication, health, stress management, and counseling.



Self-Promotion for Introverts®
Self-Promotion for Introverts®

All too often, introverts get passed over for job offers and promotions while their more extroverted colleagues get all of the recognition. But it doesn’t have to be this way. In Self-Promotion for Introverts®, business communication coach and intrepid introvert Nancy Ancowitz helps introverts tap into their quiet strengths, articulate their accomplishments, and launch an action plan for gaining career advancement.



Shape Up Your Program
Shape Up Your Program

An indispensable compilation of more than 60 tried-and-true exercises developed by experienced MBTI® trainers and consultants to introduce type concepts to groups. Helpful hints, tips, and humor provide a variety of ways to help others appreciate the wonderful gifts each MBTI personality type has to offer.



Soul Types
Soul Types

Through stories, examples, and practical exercises, this revised edition of SoulTypes will help people discover which approach to spirituality, or "soul work," is most natural to each personality type. Jane Kise and Sandra Hirsh, coauthors of LifeKeys, explain what made past spiritual experiences meaningful, joyful, hollow, or even painful and uncover new paths for soul work that can add fullness to life at every stage of our journey, even in the midst of difficulties.



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 Hidden Gifts of the Introverted Child
The Hidden Gifts of the Introverted Child

Introverted children are often misunderstood, even by their parents, who worry about them. Parents fret that they are unhappy and maladjusted. But the truth is quite different: Introverted children are creative problem solvers. Introverted children love to learn. They take time to stop and smell the roses, and they are dependable, persistent, and flexible.



The Introvert Advantage
The Introvert Advantage

Calling all introverts—and you know who you are! Here's a book that will help you recognize your inner strengths and uniqueness, as well as boost your confidence as you learn to live true to form. Covering relationships, parenting (including parenting the introverted child), socializing, and the workplace, The Introvert Advantage presents coping strategies, tactics for managing energy, and hundreds of other tips for successfully living in an extrovert world.



TLC at Work: Training, Leading, Coaching
TLC at Work: Training, Leading, Coaching

Add a little TLC to your workplace with ideas from award-winning author and consultant, Donna Dunning. Her comprehensive book, TLC at Work, is full of hands-on, interactive tools that make workplace development and business performance improvements a fun and exciting venture. Dunning shares her years of experience with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument and personality types and delivers practical strategies, assessment tools, and step-by-step advice to help employees become self-directed and skilled communicators.



Type and Families Kit
Type and Families Kit

Keeping your family on an even keel can be incredibly challenging. The Type and Families Kit will help you embrace and respect differences in your partner, your children—and yourself! The Type and Families Kit includes: Intimacy and Type by Jane Hardy Jones and Ruth G. Sherman MotherStyles by Janet P.



Type and Spirituality Kit
Type and Spirituality Kit

Your personality type can impact the way to express your spirituality, and each type may be inclined toward some sort of prayer, mediation, or belief. This collection of thoughtful books will help you find your own unique spiritual path. The Type and Spirituality Kit includes: Looking at Type® and Spiritualityby Sandra K.



Type in Education Kit
Type in Education Kit

Everyone wins when personality type enters the picture in the education process. Teachers, counselors, administrators, parents, and students learn there are many paths to success, and embracing differences yields a love of learning that carries on for life. These three books from CAPT provide a wealth of information for educators who want to help students discover their unique potential, including the foundation of type theory and practical exercises for workshops and the classroom.



Verifying Type with Students
Verifying Type with Students

In this teachers guide to the type verification process author Elizabeth Murphy gives a clear and concise road map for teachers to successfully use the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® (MMTIC®) assessment with their students. The I Am a Good Student handouts are used in conjunction with this book for the feedback process.



Working with Teams Package
Working with Teams Package

Jumpstart your team workshops with this useful package of CAPT handouts, exercises, and ready-to-go programs designed to improve team performance. This package gives you a comprehensive set of practical tools to take any group through the process of using type as a way to improve their effectiveness as a team.



Write from the Start
Write from the Start

Learn how to break writer's block and reduce writing anxiety through the power of psychological type. This practical and enjoyable workbook helps make the writing process easier and more effective through an abundance of tools, examples, and exercises. Author Ann Loomis helps readers discover their natural gifts and relate better to their audiences.