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.

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.

5 Ways Enneagram Fours Experience Their Lighter Side

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

Enneagram Type Fours offer many invaluable traits. These include a deep connection to their emotions, a desire for meaningfulness, a passion for creativity and profound reserves of compassion. Because of their depth and intensity, others may experience their Type Four comrades with a bit of heaviness at times.

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.

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.

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. 

Three Strategies to Help Enneagram Nines to Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 09, 2022

If you’re an Enneagram Nine like me, you know that the terms “unfamiliar” or “conflict” or even “effort” have negative connotations. As Nines, we like to be comfortable, and stability is one of our biggest strengths.

Do Our Pets Have Enneagram Types?

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

“Max? I think he’s a Type 6. He’s afraid of his own shadow and barks at the most random people on the street!”

“Luna? For sure she’s a Type 2. She wants to be friends with everyone in the neighborhood.” 

If you gather a pet-owning group of Enneagram enthusiasts together, you may experience that moment when people start discussing the Enneagram type of their pets. 

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