“Show Don’t Tell” Self-Promotion for Introverts

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 04, 2023

As a marketing coach who made no secret of being an Introvert, I had many business-owner clients confide to me their distaste for self-promotion. 

“It’s not in me to brag,” said Len, a former corporate training company head now offering web development advice to firms in that industry.  

“Marketing gurus tell us we need to show off and be in-your-face. To me that’s icky and not my personality,” said Donna, who specialized in family photography. 

What is the Pisces Personality Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on January 20, 2023

Born between February 19th and March 20th, Pisces signs tend to possess wisdom beyond their years. You’re selfless and full of creative spirit, and your love for the whimsical makes you a little bit mysterious to those around you. 

Some say that Pisces is the most sensitive sign of the zodiac, but there’s more to this water sign than empathy. Here’s everything you need to know about the Pisces personality type.

Can Introverts Really Thrive in “Extraverted” Careers?

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

You get your energy by recuperating at home and thrive on plenty of alone time. You like socializing in small groups, not huge gatherings. Team-oriented offices make you feel drained. 

What are you? An Introvert. 

Most Introverts prefer a career that allows them to have autonomy and space from others, and that can make “extraverted” careers more challenging for them. But what exactly is an “extraverted” career? And is it ever possible for Introverts to succeed in one? Let's take a look.

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.

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.

Brain Hacks To Boost Your Creativity, Whatever Your Personality Type

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

We sometimes think of creativity as an innate gift: something you either have or you don’t. And whilst it’s true that certain personality types are generally perceived as being more creative, creativity is actually a habit that anyone can cultivate. In fact, being creative is not just about waiting for inspiration to strike, it requires continual practice. 

If you feel like you could use some tips to improve your creativity, you’ve come to the right place. Here are eight brain hacks that will help you on your way.

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.

The Enneagram After Dark: Sex, Love, and the Enneagram

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

With Valentine's Day on the way, it’s natural to spend a bit more time thinking about love and relationships.  Rather than offer you a guide to make your relationship explosive, this year, we decided to get down and dirty with some Enneagram sex research by Dr. Frederik Coene and his research partner Valerie Wanamaker.

Why it's Important to be in a Job that Changes you for the Better

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

You spend a huge amount of time and energy on your job. Finding one, learning one, keeping one, commuting to one.

So you shouldn’t settle for just any job, right?

At the very least, a job will teach you about yourself if you are paying attention. At its best, a job can boost you on your path to personal and professional growth, teaching you lessons that will last a lifetime – a stepping stone to your best life.

Top Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas by Personality Type

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

The season of love is upon us! Whether you’re shopping for a long-time partner or someone new in your life, we’ve got you covered. Our Valentine’s Day gift guide is backed by personality science, so instead of going the tired-old candy route, you can be sure of choosing a gift that will speak to their personality and touch their heart. 

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