Myers Briggs as a tool for innovators

A common topic in many of my coaching conversations – especially with sustainability practitioners – is that there are useful models for understanding HOW people are different and what motivates different groups. I’ve found that the four Temperament Types is a useful model for understanding and influencing and gives clients some useful ‘aha’ moments as to why “they’re not listening” …

Enough with the ‘why’ already!!!

Let’s talk about the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of profitable sustainability – because “why we should” has been done to death… Humans need more than why stuff for behaviour change.  If a good reason why was enough to create behaviour change then we wouldn’t have problems with smoking, obesity or any number of other ‘challenges’. To make effective change, most of us need more than …

Myers-Briggs insights for sustainable business change agents…

During my early coach training, I learned about the Myers-Briggs  temperament preferences.  It helped me understand some of my frustrations in the world and gave me some insights into how I could operate more effectively. It was like the time I found out about the basics of perspective and proportion in drawing – there were actually tools that could help …