As an observing Introvert, I've noted for some
time how a knowledge and use of type theory
enhances our relationships. In fact, just
remembering the strengths and differences of
Extraverts & Introverts can be a powerful tool in our
lives. Therefore, we decided to devote this and
the next three issues to discussing each of the four
behavior dimensions - Energy, Information, Decision &
Action - and the two preferences associated with
The article on Your Leadership Story from
Reporter gives valuable information on how each
us can be a leader by using the four key behaviors -
Feeling, Sensing, Intuition and Thinking - to speak
like a leader.
I hope that this information is as helpful in your life
as it is in mine. This is simple and easy to
understand, but profound when remembered and
|REDUCE STRESS/FRICTION IN RELATIONSHIPS & IMPROVE HEALTH BY UNDERSTANDING & USING TYPE THEORY - Extravert or Introvert
The first dimension of behavior in type theory is how
our Energy is gathered - Extravert or
Introvert. An indepth understanding and application
of this information can be profoundly powerful in your
life - with working associates, family relationships,
The common way people interact is to project their
way of thinking and feeling onto others. We look
lens of behavior and expection at others and judge
them if they don't behave likewise.
This doesn't work and is the basis of the negative
results we're getting in our business and personal
When I learned about my preference for gathering
energy as an Introvert, I began to manage my
activities making sure that I had enough time for
reflection and thinking things through - "alone" time.
change in my behavior, completely eliminated the
"stress headaches" I endured weekly for
most of my life that had literally crippled me for days
at a time.
|EVERYONE A LEADER - Four Key Behaviors of Leadership - Your Leadership Story
"What if all you had to do to be a leader was
speak and listen in a slightly different way, and
suddenly, you would be connecting with others and
changing the world?"
When most of us think of "leaders," we think of
other people. We think of those rare people
who seem to have extraordinary passion, unusual
intelligence, super-human energy and NO fear. When
most of us think of leaders, we don't think of
Successful leaders speak in a way that people
become excited about what they are saying and
want to be part of what they are doing. What if
that was all there is to being a leader - the ability to
speak in a way that drew people towards you and to
listen in a way that connected you with others?
Effective leaders don't attack! Use Feeling to
speak about what brings you
joy. What do you stand for? What are your
passions? What do you lead people towards? What
is your "leadership story?"
|About the Author - Pam Hollister, INTJ
Pamela & Roy Hollister developed The PEOPLE
Process � �By business people for business
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type theory. Pam has over 30 years of professional
business experience with emphasis on
entrepreneurship, marketing and business
communications. She has created and directed
training programs for a large number of Fortune 500
companies, the US Air Force, the Department of
Energy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and
numerous school districts throughout North America.
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