Episode 88

Published on:

31st Oct 2021

How Myers-Briggs Transforms You and Your Relationships with Personality Hacker

Personality Hacker is an organization designed to help people leverage their own mental processes to optimize whatever can be optimized: productivity, communication, job satisfaction, and most importantly – your overall happiness. When we get these needs met we stop being so myopic through the lens of our own experience, and start seeing a bigger picture.

Today’s episode gives you some high-level overview of the Myers-Briggs as a system from Antonia Dodge and Joel Mark Witt. We also nerd out a little. In the end, we think you’ll learn something about how this all works and the powerful potential value it holds when you use it as a tool for growth. The entry point isn’t the important thing, it’s how you apply it to become the best version of you.

Listen to the end when we give you the Big Self Takeaway.

Time Stamps:

5:30--The way we approach Myers-Briggs is not your mom's Myers-Briggs

6:57--The point of origin of Myers-Briggs is actually Carl Jung (from Psychological Types)

8:40--It has something that can applied

12:24--There's a lot of one-sidedness to our personalities

15:48--This system works well to identify a problem in our personalities, especially when things aren't working well

19:40--We have a tendency to over-attach to our type, especially at first

20:20--Most people aren't coming to the system with so much depth, they want practical applications

31:40--The people sitting in the car when it comes to the functions of your personality

36:00--Personality systems create a map for us to leverage

36:34--Is the goal integration?

40:41--Trust and working with businesses

43:10--The challenge in talking about the difference between Sensing and Intuition

55:05--The Big Self Takeaway

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And check out their book here: Personality Hacker: Harness the Power of Your Personality Type to Transform Your Work, Relationships, and Life

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The Big Self Podcast
The Enneagram at Work
For the first two seasons, Shelley and Chad discussed everything from burnout to productivity to self-awareness. Now the duo deep dives into all facets of the Enneagram, all packed in the form of practical, actionable insights. For leaders and team-builders in the business world, as well as those practicing the Enneagram on their own.
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Chad Prevost

Dr. Chad has advanced degrees in creative writing, literature, and theology. Being married to a psychotherapist has been another education. A workshop leader and entrepreneur, he has started and participated in writing and literary arts communities in New York, Austin, Atlanta and Chattanooga. He also has experience writing as a journalist for startups in tech and logistics. He is the author of several books of poetry, as well as interactive-fiction for youth. Over the years, he has innovated writing processes to foster reflection and insight, narrative strength, and authentic voice.