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Diane Fanucchi is a freelance writer and Smart-Blogger certified content marketing writer. She lives on California’s central coast in a purple apartment. She reads, writes, walks, and eats dark chocolate whenever she can. A true INFP, she spends more time thinking about the way things should be than what others call the “real” world. You can visit her at www.dianefanucchi.naiwe.com or https://writer.me/diane-fanucchi/.

“I Still Miss Them”: What INFPs Can Do When They Can’t Let Go

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 13, 2023

When a relationship ends, whatever the reason, it can be hard to let go and move forward. It might even be tempting to minimize what went wrong and idealize the other person. This could cause you to drown in regret, to resist getting on with your life, or even be tempted to revive the relationship, even if that wouldn’t be good for you or isn’t possible. 

Can You Fool a DISC Assessment?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 14, 2022

It can be tempting to try to make sure your test results come out the way you want them. Maybe you have preconceived ideas about a certain DISC type and want to be that type, or you think your boss is looking for a certain type to put on an exciting new project that you’d love to be part of. So you may try to achieve the results you desire, even if they aren't strictly accurate.

10 Ways Introverts are Quietly Succeeding at Work

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 23, 2022

Introverts are gaining more appreciation in recent years but they may still be misunderstood and undervalued, especially in the workplace. Yet, in their quiet way they’re probably making meaningful efforts which aid in their own success, that of the company, and even of their coworkers.

How to Become a Master Networker for INFPs

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 08, 2022

For many Introverts, networking is a dirty word. It evokes visions of organized networking events; introducing oneself to stranger after stranger; public speaking; and any number of unnatural, nightmarish tasks that would almost make visiting the dentist seem like a pleasure trip.

How the DISC Assessment Can Help and Hurt Job Seekers

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 20, 2022

If you’re looking for your dream job, your ideal career path or simply your best next step, the DISC assessment can help. DISC is a relatively simple personality test that tells you how you approach tasks and interact with people in the workplace. As such, it can give you an idea of your career strengths as well as areas that may not come as naturally to you. With this knowledge in hand, you can target your job search to roles that are a better match for your personality.

6 Ways to Improve Family Relationships by Understanding Personality Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 02, 2022

How can you improve family relationships by understanding personality type? Well, the important word here is “understanding.” We all want, even need, to be understood. And with understanding comes acceptance. So many problems can be caused by failure to communicate effectively and misreading each other.

When we have a better understanding of each others’ personality types, we’re more likely to make sense of our family members’ words, actions and motivations, and less likely to take or give offense.

How Extraverts Can Cultivate their Inner Introvert to Be More Successful at Work

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 11, 2022

Wait. What? Isn’t this backwards? If you did a double-take when you read this headline, you’re probably not alone. Most of us are used to hearing that Introverts need to be more extraverted to have the advantage at work. But, could the opposite sometimes be true?

What are the Four DISC Personality Types?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on September 15, 2022

Originally developed by psychologist William Moulton Marston, the DISC personality system organizes people into four basic categories, based on how they approach work and interact with other people. Though it can be used in other applications, such as in making sense of personal relationships, it is most often applied in work settings.

Category: DISC


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