Are personality tests useful?

Beyond the cult of personality (and personality tests) Personality tests describe your behavioural traits (in general) and rarely will they tell you something you didn’t already know. Beyond personality, behind personality and before personality, are the motivating mechanisms that create your personality. The theory of MindTime—scientifically researched, peer reviewed and published—promises to change the way…

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Introversion and Extraversion: real or fake?

There’s no such thing as introversion and extroversion Here’s another one of those curious articles about personality and psychology that keep popping up all over the place in major news outlets these days. This one is from Inc. magazine that recently published an article titled, “There is no such thing as Introversion and Extroversion [sic].”…

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Where yes meets no

The tension between Past and Future Thinking Communication between Future thinkers and Past thinkers is essential for collaboration, yet here lies a real challenge. The Future thinker’s way of thinking about things—their modus operandi—which is to say yes to opportunities and solutions, is suddenly confronted, as it tries to share its ideas, with a no…

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The Big Picture People Podcast

The importance of language in change comms | S3 E3 In this episode, John Furey, founder of MindTime, and Craig Smith from The Big Picture People, discuss the importance of language in change comms and John’s experience in this area. They also explore the psychology of employees that communicators can begin to understand when communicating…

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Artificial Intelligence, Human Thinking

What happens when two public figures weigh in on a controversial issue? It’s thinking diversity at large! In July of 2017, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, and Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, clashed on twitter over their differing views on the safety of Artificial Intelligence. The viewpoints they expressed can be summarised as…

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Are personality tests useful?

Beyond the cult of personality (and personality tests) Personality tests describe your behavioural traits (in general) and rarely will they tell you something you didn’t already know. Beyond personality, behind personality and before personality, are the motivating mechanisms that create your personality. The theory of MindTime—scientifically researched, peer reviewed and published—promises to change the way…

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Introversion and Extraversion: real or fake?

There’s no such thing as introversion and extroversion Here’s another one of those curious articles about personality and psychology that keep popping up all over the place in major news outlets these days. This one is from Inc. magazine that recently published an article titled, “There is no such thing as Introversion and Extroversion [sic].”…

Continue Reading

Where yes meets no

The tension between Past and Future Thinking Communication between Future thinkers and Past thinkers is essential for collaboration, yet here lies a real challenge. The Future thinker’s way of thinking about things—their modus operandi—which is to say yes to opportunities and solutions, is suddenly confronted, as it tries to share its ideas, with a no…

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The Big Picture People Podcast

The importance of language in change comms | S3 E3 In this episode, John Furey, founder of MindTime, and Craig Smith from The Big Picture People, discuss the importance of language in change comms and John’s experience in this area. They also explore the psychology of employees that communicators can begin to understand when communicating…

Continue Reading

Artificial Intelligence, Human Thinking

What happens when two public figures weigh in on a controversial issue? It’s thinking diversity at large! In July of 2017, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, and Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, clashed on twitter over their differing views on the safety of Artificial Intelligence. The viewpoints they expressed can be summarised as…

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