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Shooting the MBTI Sacred Cow–Personality or Palm Reading?

Shooting the MBTI Sacred Cow–Personality or Palm Reading?

It was in graduate school when I first heard about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). I completed the test; and it is not the results that I remember, it is the feeling–a jolly good feeling. The test score showed a pretty portrait. I recognized myself in it, and I liked what I saw.

Accelerating Performance Improvement Through Stress Release 3.0™

Accelerating Performance Improvement Through Stress Release 3.0™

Stress. Who does not experience day-to-day stress, both on the job and in all aspects of one’s life? A reality of our fast-paced, complex, pressured, heavily scheduled, time-constrained, modern-day life, stress negatively affects performance in any and all areas of life and is expensive.

2013-2014 ISPI Research Priorities Stimulus Grants Call for Proposals

2013-2014 ISPI Research Priorities Stimulus Grants Call for Proposals

Performance improvement is both a field of inquiry and professional practice (Stolovitch & Keeps, 2006) that draws from a variety of disciplines and fields including economics, mathematics, management, operations research, programmed instruction, psychology, sociology, systems thinking and analysis (Brethower, 2008; Ferond, 2006; Rosenberg, Coscarelli, & Smith Hutchinson, 1999; Stolovitch & Keeps, 1999).

The Aging Leader: Seven Deadly Sins

The Aging Leader: Seven Deadly Sins

Aging and disease are routinely paired. The latter typically has dominated medical research. That is understandable: Disease is urgent, marketable, and hopefully treatable. Thus, procedures and medications focused on the disease side of the equation successfully have halted or slowed the three great killers and disablers: heart disease, stroke, and cancer. But recently the question of the cause-and-effect relationship between aging and disease has been raised and a new answer has been forthcoming.