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155.2 H
256 pages ; 22 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"If you have ever taken a test to identify your "personality type", like the Myers-Briggs or Enneagram, you might be surprised to learn that such tests are not only unscientific, but are holding you back. The truth is, there's no such thing as a personality "type", or a "real you" that can only be unearthed through some process of self-discovery. Instead, your personality is something you can intentionally choose and create. Rather than being defined by the past and trapped in unresolved traumas, you can build your identity and internal narrative to serve the future you desire. In Personality Isn't Permanent, Dr. Hardy draws on psychological research to demolish the popular misconception that personality-a person's consistent attitudes and behaviors-is innate and unchanging. He offers practical, motivational advice to help you cultivate the traits and achieve the goals you always dreamed of. In Personality Isn't Permanent, you'll learn: · Why you should never be the "former anything". Defining yourself by your past successes can be just as damaging to your potential to grow as being haunted by past failures. · How to flip the script on negative memories and view them as something that happened for you, not to you. · How to design a desired vision of your "future self," and make decisions based on what "they" would want. · How to tap into what psychologists' call "pull motivation" by narrowing your focus on a single, definable, and compelling outcome. · Why you should consistently put yourself in new situations that can initially be emotionally uncomfortable. · Why you should measure your progress by how much you've grown, rather than what you lack. Along the way, you'll hear fascinating true stories of radical self-transformation, like Vanessa O'Brien, who quit her corporate job and went on to obtain Guinness World Records for climbing the tallest mountains in the world; Andre Norman, who became a Harvard fellow after serving a fourteen-year prison sentence; Ken Arlen, who instantly quit smoking by changing his backstory; and Hardy himself, who transcended his childhood in a broken home, surrounded by issues of addiction and mental illness, to get his PhD and build a happy family. Filled with scientific strategies for reframing your past and designing your future, Personality Isn't Permanent is your practical guide to transcending your limitations and becoming the person you always wanted to be."-- Provided by publisher.
Introduction: A personality test almost ruined my life -- The myths of personality -- The truth of personality -- Transform your trauma -- Shift your story -- Enhance your subconscious -- Redesign your environment -- Conclusion: Embrace your future to change your past.
Personality is not permanent
9780593083314 (hardcover)
0593083318 (hardcover)
9780593328965 (pbk.)
0593328965 (pbk.)
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155.28 E
First edition.
xxii, 307 pages ; 25 cm
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The cosmic laboratory of baby training -- Women's work -- Meet yourself -- An unbroken series of successful gestures -- Desperate amateurs -- The science of man -- The personality is political -- Sheep and buck -- A perfect spy -- People's capitalism -- The house party approach to testing -- That horrible woman -- The synchronicity of life and death -- One in a million.
"An unprecedented history of the personality test that has achieved cult-like devotion, devised a century ago by a pair of homemakers and found today in boardrooms, classrooms, and beyond. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality test in the world. It has been harnessed by Fortune 100 companies, universities, hospitals, churches, and the military. Its language--of extraversion vs. introversion, thinking vs. feeling--has inspired online dating platforms and Buzzfeed quizzes alike. And yet despite the test's widespread adoption, experts in the field of psychometric testing, a $500 million industry, struggle to account for its success--no less to validate its results. How did the Myers-Briggs test insinuate itself into our jobs, our relationships, our Internet, our lives? First conceived in the 1920s by the mother-daughter team of Katherine Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers, a pair of aspiring novelists and devoted homemakers, the Myers-Briggs was designed to bring the gospel of Carl Jung to the masses. But it would take on a life of its own, reaching from the smoke-filled boardrooms of mid-century New York to Berkeley, California, where it was honed against some of the twentieth century's greatest creative minds. It would travel across the world to London, Zurich, Cape Town, Melbourne, and Tokyo; to elementary schools, nunneries, wellness retreats, and the closed-door corporate training sessions of today. Drawing from original reporting and never-before-published documents, The Personality Brokers examines nothing less than the definition of the self--our attempts to grasp, categorize, and quantify our personalities. Surprising and absorbing, the book, like the test at its heart, considers the timeless question: What makes you you"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
9780385541909 (hardcover)
0385541902 (hardcover)
9781101974148 (pbk.)
1101974141 (pbk.)
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Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 23, 2013.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Communication Breakdown (3:27) -- Feedback and Resolution (4:29) -- Commentary on Feedback Conversation (0:45) -- Key Points for Feedback and Resolution (4:30) -- Credits: Personality Clash: Difficult People and Situations (0:09)
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Differences in culture and work styles can lead to tension on the job, and it's up to the Manager to resolve the situations. In this episode, Anne and Kim have multiple issues with each other, from personal hygiene and personal space, to insensitive comments and work attire, this relationship is spinning out of control. Finally, Anne takes the lead and starts an open discussion on their differences. Through this conversation and the feedback they give each other, they are able to come to a resolution for an effective working relationship.
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