Fun & fascinating conversations about the most interesting topic in the world -- PERSONALITY -- packed with ideas that will help make your career, business, relationships and entire life better.
A Personality-Based Guide to Better Gift Giving
Do you get stressed out by the prospect of gift-giving? Relief is here! With a little personality awareness, finding the perfect present is easy. In this episode, you'll discover how to:
• Identify the different personalities on your gift list
• Understand what each personality style *really* wants in a gift
• Give everyone something they’re sure to love (Our personality pros even share specific gift ideas for each style!)
How to Show Appreciation to Every Personality Style
We all need to feel recognized and valued by the people in our lives -- in other words, to feel appreciated. When that need is met, job performance, relationships and happiness flourish. When it isn’t, they suffer. In this episode of Personality Matters, you'll discover:
• What appreciation means – and sounds like – to each personality style (hint: not the same!)
• The words and phrases you can use to make the different personalities in your life feel truly appreciated
• How to know when someone is saying they appreciate you … even if it isn't in the words you want to hear
Parenting with Personality
From the moment they're born, kids are full of personality. Those personalities can be a source of tremendous joy and tremendous frustration -- sometimes in the very same moment! In this episode, you'll discover how to tune into, identify and respond to your kids' personalities in different situations and at different stages of their lives, so that you can minimize conflict and miscommunication and maximize connection. Want richer, more rewarding relationships with the kids in your life? Personality is the key!
How to Make a Hard Conversation Easier
Asking for a raise. Delivering a negative performance review. Letting an employee go. Not all conversations are fun ones. But even tough conversations can be improved when you understand the needs and drivers of the personalities involved. In this episode, you'll learn how to alleviate some of the dread and fear you feel when anticipating hard conversations, and how to conduct them in a way that leaves both sides feeling listened to and understood.
Better Interviewing Through Personality
Interviews can be stressful no matter which side of the desk you're sitting on. In this episode, we explore some personality-based techniques for being a better interviewee or interviewer. You'll learn how to quickly and easily identify the personality style of the person you're talking to -- even before you step into the room -- and how to use that knowledge to put both of you at ease, present your best self, and make smarter, more accurate decisions about whether a job or candidate is the right fit for you.
3 Ways Personality Can Help You Become a Better Leader (or Work Better With One)
Leadership can make or break a job, a team, even an entire business -- and whether it's good, bad or indifferent has a LOT to do with personality. The good news is, leadership challenges and conflicts can often be resolved quickly and easily with a little bit of personality style awareness. This episode will give you some solid, actionable personality insights you can use immediately to be a better leader yourself, work more effectively with a leader, or both.
Love the insights about how our conversation advertises our needs and wants. Very cool!
Only two episodes in, and I'm already clamoring to learn more about personality! This is relevant for me at work and at home. Keep up the great work!
Educational and fun!
Really interesting take on leveraging personality in ways I never thought possible.