About the Author

Nathan Falde has been working as a freelance writer for the past six years. His ghostwritten work and bylined articles have appeared in numerous online outlets, and in 2014-2015 he acted as co-creator for a series of eBooks on the personality types. An INFJ and a native of Wisconsin, Nathan currently lives in Bogota, Colombia with his wife Martha and their son Nicholas.

Facing A Tough Career Decision? These Career Tests For Adults Can Help

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 05, 2023

Almost everyone who works will face a career crossroads at some point. After several years of laboring for the same employer, you may be unsure whether you’d like to continue. Or you may forgo your choice of career, regardless of your feelings about your current boss or manager.

What’s the Difference Between the Myers-Briggs and the Big Five Personality Systems?

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

The Myers-Briggs personality typing system and the Big Five trait model are major entrants in the personality evaluation field. Those seeking an assessment system that can untangle and interpret the various layers of their complex and dynamic personality profiles cannot go wrong with either.

How to Recognize and Reward Employees According to Their DISC Type

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

Happy employees are productive employees. As a manager, anything you can do to keep your employees motivated and happy is going to pay dividends for the health of your business. This is one of the reasons why you should be administering the DISC assessment to your team. DISC can provide some fascinating insights into what makes your people tick, including what motivates, frustrates, challenges and delights them as they go about their work and interact with co-workers.

How the 8 Introverted Personalities Show Their Extraverted Side

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

Introversion and extraversion are opposite ends of the personality spectrum. Few people sit right at the edges of the spectrum, however, and this means that extraverted personality types will show introverted tendencies when they need to and, likewise, Introverts will tap into their less-dominant extraverted side in certain environments and situations. 

9 Ways Personality Typing Can Improve Your Life in 2023

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 01, 2022

As the New Year gathers pace, even those who didn’t make New Year’s resolutions – or have already abandoned them – are still thinking about making improvements in their lives in one way or another. When the calendar flips to January, it’s only natural to think about how the upcoming year might be better than the last one. Everybody does it to one extent or another.

What is the Best Career Test for College Students?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 25, 2022

Most university career advisors would probably say that there is no single best career test for college students. But there may be a career test for college students that is perfect for you, depending on your current circumstances and what you’re trying to discover about yourself.

With that in mind, here are our recommendations for the best career tests, based on what you’re trying to achieve. 

The Best Goal Setting Strategy for Every Enneagram Type

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 24, 2022

It's often been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. There is some wisdom in this idea, and nowhere is this more apparent than with New Year’s resolutions. People make them, they break them, and then they make them again the following year. Rinse and repeat.

This can be a frustrating pattern because it seems so hard to overcome.

How to Find Your Enneagram Type: Know for Sure by Asking These 6 Questions

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 18, 2022

“I would like to know how to find my Enneagram type.”

Only a small subset of individuals who become interested in the Enneagram personality typing system will be forced to ask for this kind of advice. That’s because most people who take an online Enneagram test (or two, or three) are typed accurately and without confusion or ambiguity.


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