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Ep. 084 | From Irritation to Appreciation

How Assessments Can Transform Your Life, Work, and Relationships


What's a recurring point of irritation in your most important relationship? Where do you consistently feel frustrated at work? What annoys you about your default way of operating in the world?

Without a doubt, your personality and the normal and natural differences between yours and other people's personalities are involved in those situations. This is good news, because you can do something about it.

Deepening your understanding of your innate personality style and making real-world changes as a result of what you learn empowers you to deploy yourself in life even more enjoyably, meaningfully, and productively.

In this episode, the first in a two-part series, my wife Charis returns to the show to help me unpack some of the many ways in which acquiring and acting upon personality insights has dramatically improved our lives individually and as a couple. Much of who we are and why we do what we do as humans in this world remains a mystery. But some things don't need to remain a mystery. Our innate personality style is one of those things. We hope our story inspires you to pursue fresh insight into your personality style and start taking action on it today.

This episode focuses on the many benefits available from the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator, specifically.

See You in August…Lord Willin’ and the Creek Don’t Rise!

I'm taking a break from the show in July, so this is the last episode until August. Lord willin' and the creek don't rise, I'm looking forward to a great second half of the year, with more enlightening conversations--including part 2 of this two-part series with Charis. That episode will explore the game-changing power of gaining deeper insight into your natural abilities, the abilities you were born with. Together with insights about your personality gained from MBTI, insights into your natural abilities form a really solid baseline understanding of your Nature--the kind of human you are.

The second half of the year will include more short solo episodes, too, all geared toward equipping you with the practical means by which to deploy the Mortality Mindset in your life with transformational results.

Thank you for your time, attention, and trust. They are precious commodities, and I don't take them for granted.

I hope you and yours have a wonderful July. In the meantime, as always, you can find me on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, visit my website, or email me.

Remember, you ARE going to die. But you're not dead yet. So get after it!

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