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Media Puzzle: Responding to Claims about the MBTI® and Psychological Type – Peter Geyer

AusAPT Type Research and Practice Collection Occasional Papers (#1 – February 2020) A response to False Portraits by Jennifer V Fayard Psychology Today January 2020 Peter Geyer  peter@petergeyer.com.au Werribee, Australia This article is also available as a pdf download here: Media-PuzzleDownload To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle  George Orwell  [Campbell 2011 p187] There’s something about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) and the notion of types of people that provokes a consistent stream of criticism, whether it be about the questionnaire itself, or the ideas attached to it. Sometimes this prompts defences from various interested parties, (more…)
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2019 Conference Resources LIVE + 50% off Membership opportunity for 2019/20

conference resourcesGo deeper with type through the rich video and presentation resources created by our 2019 Conference presenters. Our 2019 AusAPT Conference in Melbourne in late November was an opportunity to go deeper into psychological type and connect with a friendly community of type practitioners, researchers and writers. It was a great success – enriching, informative and enjoyable. The presenter resources – videos of presentations, presentation notes and handouts – from the Conference are now LIVE on the AusAPT website for the information of conference participants and current AusAPT members. Our sincere thanks to the presenters for generously sharing their learning and these resources. (more…)
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The Deep Dive Series Episode 4: How to close the influence gap in our interactions – with Catherine Stothart

interaction stylesAusAPT is excited to share the fourth episode in The Deep Dive Series of videos in advance of the AusAPT 2019 Conference in Melbourne, 22-23 November. AusAPT National President, Joshua Knight, interviews Catherine Stothart, author of How to Get on With Anyone. The focus is how to close the influence gap and the cues and miscues in how we interact with others. Catherine is presenting a session at the AusAPT 2019 Conference on Closing the Influence Gap: How Type helps you get on better with yourself and others as well as leading a half-day workshop on ‘Tips and Tools for Using Interaction Styles. Overview of conference (more…)
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Flawless Facilitation – with Susan Nash

Susan NashWant to learn how to facilitate and manage the needs of diverse participants with skill? Join us for Flawless Facilitation, a special one-day workshop expertly led by Susan Nash on Sunday 24 November, 9am – 5pm in Melbourne. Susan has extensive experience of facilitation and especially catering for the needs of different personality types within a group. Over the past 27 years, Susan Nash has successfully introduced Type to a range of both large and small organizations. During this time, she has developed and refined a learning design and delivery methodology that seems to appeal to all Types.This learning design methodology encapsulates: Defining (more…)
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The Deep Dive Series Episode 3: Type in Education, Learning Challenges + Misinterpretations with Sue Blair

type and educationAusAPT is excited to share the third episode in The Deep Dive Series of videos in advance of the AusAPT 2019 Conference in Melbourne, 22-23 November. AusAPT National President, Joshua Knight, interviews Sue Blair, Director of Personality Dynamics and author of The Personality Puzzle resources. The focus is educational settings, learning challenges and the impact of mismatch between teachers and learners and how type can provide solutions. Sue is presenting at the AusAPT 2019 Conference on Learning Challenges and Misinterpretations: Everyone knows someone who has struggled through the education system. There are many reasons for this, but the patterns we can see through the application (more…)
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The Deep Dive Series Episode II: Type, Relationships and Family of Origin with Meredith Fuller + Brian Walsh

AusAPT is excited to share the second episode in The Deep Dive Series of videos in advance of the AusAPT 2019 Conference in Melbourne, 22-23 November. AusAPT National President, Joshua Knight, interviews Author and Psychologist, Meredith Fuller and Film-maker and Psychologist, Brian Walsh. The focus is our deep inner relationships with ourselves, our families and our intimate partners and how type interacts within our relationships and family of origin. Meredith and Brain are presenting together at the AusAPT 2019 Conference on LOVE: Family of ORIGIN and Partner Attraction: This activity and discussion-based session focuses on creating your Type Family of Origin Tree (who you grew (more…)
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The Deep Dive Series Episode I: Dysfunction in teams + what to do about it with Rhonda Sparks-Tranks

Rhonda Sparks-TranksAusAPT is excited to share the first episode in The Deep Dive Series of videos in advance of the AusAPT 2019 Conference in Melbourne, 22-23 November. AusAPT National President, Joshua Knight, interviews Hall of Fame Award-winning and Certified Professional Facilitator, Rhonda Sparks-Tranks. The focus is dysfunction in teams, misplaced mistrust and what to do about it. Rhonda Sparks-Tranks is presenting at the AusAPT 2019 Conference on Developing the “We and the I” with the KGI™ – using the Klein Group Instrument for Effective Leadership and Participation in Teams. This session explores how you can use this cost-effective, MBTI-correlated assessment instrument (more…)
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Closing the Influence Gap with Interaction Styles

interaction stylesCatherine Stothart joins us from the UK for the AusAPT National Conference in Melbourne in November 2019 plus a post-conference workshop ‘Tips and Tools for Using Interaction Styles’. The workshop is an opportunity to experience the process Catherine uses when introducing Interaction Styles to her coaching and team clients.  Interaction Styles is a practical tool for emotional intelligence and its unique value lies in linking outer behaviour with inner drives and stressors.  It helps people understand how their emotions work when they interact with others, and how to adapt their behaviour to connect better.  People get it quickly and can apply the (more…)
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If it sounds like, walks like, and talks like, it must be a ___________. Right?

Roger PearmanRoger Pearman joins us for a virtual session at the AusAPT National Conference in Melbourne in November 2019 to present on ‘Evidence of the Validity of Type from Multi-Rater Data‘: “This is a virtual presentation of a summary report of 360 data collected from people around the globe to look at evidence of the validity of Type. The first public presentation of this information, the international TypeStudy Research Project was designed to collect both self-report and observer-report data which provides useful evidence for considering the validity of Type.” Roger provides this introduction to ‘Evidence of the Validity of Type from Multi-Rater Data‘ as background for his (more…)