About the Author

Elizabeth is a freelance writer and ghostwriter. She’s an anthropologist at heart and loves using social theory to get deeper into the topics she writes about. Born in the UK, Elizabeth has lived in Copenhagen, Frankfurt and Dubai before moving most recently to Budapest, Hungary. She’s an ENTJ with ENFJ leanings. Find out more about her work at bethharris.com

Which DISC Personalities Work Well Together?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 06, 2023

Among all the personality types in the DISC assessment, Support individuals make up a majority of the global population with as many as 32% of people qualifying as S types

But while Support types are the most common, the most effective teams are made up of a diverse range of DISC personalities.

5 Self-improvement Hacks for ENTJs

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

ENTJs are strategic leaders who are always keen to find solutions to challenges in their workplaces and communities. While they can be charming, charismatic and unafraid to speak their minds, ENTJ personalities can also be victims of their strongest traits. 

If they don’t check themselves, ENTJs can come across as blunt, arrogant and emotionally distant. This means ENTJs can miss out on making deeper connections with people and opening themselves up to other ways of thinking and being.

Tips for Raising Kids as an Enneagram 8

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

For the control-loving Enneagram 8, having children can be one of the toughest challenges to face.

Children are the ultimate disrupter in Eights’ lives – they’re untamable, unpredictable and they grow up to be their own people, no matter what you do to try to influence them.

Here’s what it’s like to raise kids as an Enneagram 8 and some helpful tips on how to keep your sanity through the highs and lows.

10 Habits of People Who Thrive Under Pressure

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 16, 2022

At some point in your life, you’re going to be put in a high-pressure situation where your nerves will be tested. For some people, the ability to cope under pressure comes naturally. For others, it takes some practice.

The people who thrive under pressure are the ones who are able to fall back on tried-and-test techniques and coping mechanisms to keep their cool. They know how to draw on their support network, utilize the tools around them and most importantly, stay flexible.

5 ENTJ Behaviors That Look Confident But Actually Are Signs of Insecurity

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

Even the strongest characters can suffer from insecurity and imposter syndrome. Confidence is not something that’s fixed or guaranteed; in fact, for most people, confidence can ebb and flow. 

This means that feelings of inadequacy and uncertainty can affect anyone, including ENTJ personalities who are known for their competence and take-charge attitude. 

6 Traits of Highly Productive People

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 19, 2022

Productivity has become a hot topic in recent years. With the shift to remote working, more businesses are looking at ways to make their workforce as productive as possible, even when they’re not in the office. And outside of the workplace, people are looking for ways to manage their ever-busier lives, without resorting to caffeine or missing out on a couple of hours of sleep each night. 

Your Worst Holiday Trait, by Personality Type

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

Holiday stress can bring out the Scrooge in all of us. From awkward family events to the pressure of gift-buying, it’s easy to get overwhelmed during the holidays.

Every Enneagram type handles this festive stress differently and it can bring out a wide range of the worst possible holiday traits in every personality. 

If you don’t know which one you are, here’s your worst stress response by personality type. You’ve been warned!

How the Seven Love Styles Can Help Us Succeed in the Workplace

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 26, 2022

The average worker in the US spends 1801 hours at work per year. When you’re spending so much time in the company of your colleagues, it’s pretty important that you get along well. 

But sometimes that’s easier said than done.

If you want to help your team build closer relationships and create a more collaborative, supportive work environment, then you need to know what makes every individual tick.

6 Unexpected Ways for Extraverts to Use Their Personality Type to Their Advantage

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 06, 2022

Many of the most talked-about skills Extraverts have are not necessarily the most important. While they’re great at getting on with people, there are many more hidden and unexpected ways that Extraverts can use their personality to lift up those around them and nurture closer relationships.

Here are six unexpected ways Extraverts can use their personality type to their advantage and for the benefit of others.


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