Understanding Personality Types at Work

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Different isn’t necessarily difficult.  

We encounter different types of people every day.  Everyone is unique.  However, broadly speaking everyone can be categorised into different types according to their preferences and how they use them.  

This short course is a standalone course for anyone interested in understanding about different personality types.  It will give you insights to your own preferences and how these build into your personality type.  

Understanding preferences and how they are expressed will help you to appreciate differences, work with these and communicate better with others.  It compliments other courses that explore emotional intelligence in more depth.

The course covers the Jungian Theory of Personality Types looking at how you prefer to get your energy (Extraversion / Introversion), how you take in information (Sensing / Intuition), and how you process information (Thinking / Feeling).  

Jung's work was further developed by Katharine Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers to add a further dimension to look at how you choose to live your life (Judging / Perception). 

What you will learn:

  • The four preference scales defined by Jung and Myers / Briggs
  • Understanding personality and personality types
  • How you can work better with people who have different preferences to yours

You will become aware of the dynamics and patterns natural to each person's way of seeing, thinking, feeling and responding to the world.  

Every personality type has its own specific way of communicating.  Through this course you will expand your understanding of personality and communication to build up better relationships with your team, your manager, your clients - in fact, anyone with whom your regularly interact with.  You will learn how to build trust, establish rapport, and work comfortably and productively with any personality type.

Within the course, you have the chance to complete a questionnaire focused on determining your preferences.  Completing this practical activity will enable you to gain some insights into your Type.  As you progress through the course, you are able to check how clear you are with each preference to give you a deeper understanding of your own type.

Every person taking and completing the course has the opportunity to receive a detailed report based on their Self-Assessed Type giving insights into their strengths and liabilities as well as how they communicate, work in teams and respond to stress.
This course will, also, be of interest to you if you have completed a Personality Type assessment in the past and would like a refresher.  You may have discovered your Type through a work-based training programme, by completing a questionnaire or through general interest.  Your Personality Type consists of four letters.  It all made sense at the time, but you have forgotten what it all means and how relevant it can be to how you engage with other people.

This course will, also, be of interest to you if you lead or manage a team and are looking at ways to build understanding and develop relationships leading to more rewarding interactions and high performance.  It will give you an understanding of the relevance of Type and how it can be put to work. 

Recently, there has been a cluster of people leaving low ratings without comments.  This has severely impacted the course.  Despite recent updates and improvements to the course these ratings continue.  I have been trying to communicate with learners who rate the course in this way with requests for information that will help me to improve the course and offers of help in understanding the material (including the offer of the detailed report).  Unfortunately, I hear nothing further from them.

Interestingly, Type can explain why people leave low ratings without comments.  This behaviour is discussed within the course.

The course is being continually refined and updated to ensure it remains current and relevant.

Full grammatically-correct English captions available.

Latest update - June 2020

Understanding Personality Types at Work
A clear understanding of personality types at work and an understanding of your own personality type.
Introduction to Understanding Personality Types at Work
Introduction to this course on working with personality type with a look at the course objectives.
Working with Personality Types
This lecture looks at personality and behaviour.  It looks at how an understanding of personality type will help you work with some of the challenges that you face in the workplace.
Assessing your Personality Type
This questionnaire is based on a personality framework that will help you explore your preferences for taking in information and making decisions. The framework also looks at where you prefer to focus your attention and how you prefer to live your life. There are no right and wrong answers and all possible outcomes on the questionnaire are equally valid. The questionnaire will take you about 25 minutes to complete; however, there is no time limit so you will be able to take as much time as you need. Please try to answer the questions according to your natural preference. Think of yourself in a situation where there are no external pressures to act or feel in a particular way. Get yourself into a frame of mind in which you are able to make a free choice between the response options.
The Four Behavioural Preferences
A look at the behavioural preferences identified by Carl Jung that were further researched and developed by Isabel Briggs Myers and Katharine Cook Briggs.
Determining your Personality Type
The booklet helps you to determine your behavioural preferences on four scales. There are two opposite preferences on each scale. The four scales deal with:
  1. where you like to focus your attention (E or I)
  2. the way you like to look at things (S or N)
  3. the way you like to go about deciding things (T or F)
  4. how you deal with the outer world (J or P)
Extraversion and Introversion
This lecture will help you to determine what energises you and how you get your energy.(NB The spelling of "Extraversion" is not the commonly used version but the version widely used in psychology.Extrais the Latin prefix for outsideand extravert,as originally used (and spelled) by Jung, means someone who is turned outward.)
Sensing and Intuition
This lecture will help you to determine how you take in information from the outside world.
Thinking and Feeling
This lecture will help you to determine how you process information.
Judging and Perceiving
This lecture will help you to determine howyou orientate yourself in the world.
Understanding Personality Types Quiz
This quiz will help you to check your understanding of personality types.
Working with Type
Assessing your Type and some hints and tips when working with Type.
  • You will be a member of a team made up of a range of people.
  • You will be a leader or a manager responsible for a number of projects involving people.
  • You will be interested in learning more about personality type.
Что Вы изучите?
  • Assess your own Personality Type and what this means in both your private and professional life
  • Recognise ways to appreciate, value, and work more effectively with all sixteen personality types
  • Discover how to build deeper relationships through common understanding and improved communication
  • Identify applications in team building, communication, change, decision making and problem solving
Robin Hills
Robin Hills
Business Psychologist, Emotional Intelligence Trainer

Hi.  I'm Robin Hills. I have the most comprehensive range of on-line courses based on emotional intelligence in business - not only on Udemy but anywhere on the internet.  I am not teaching any other types of course as I am a specialist in emotional intelligence and it is the focus of my business. 

I am an emotional intelligence coach, trainer and facilitator with over 35 years' business and commercial experience.  I provide knowledge and skills that help people understand themselves and others better.

My work takes me into small start-ups through to large corporate multi-nationals and into the Public Sector with financial institutions, government departments and health departments, as well as charities.   This provides me a practical understanding of how emotional intelligence works and can be applied in the real world, which enables me to keep up to date with relevant issues.

I'm a registered practitioner with the British Psychological Society and sit on the NW committee of the Association for Business Psychology.  

My articles and papers on resilience have been published in international books and journals.

My company is Ei4Change (Emotional Intelligence 4 Change) - recognised nationally and internationally as specialists with expertise in training, personal development and coaching focusing on emotional intelligence, positive psychology and neuroscience in the workplace. Our emotional intelligence programmes are accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Over the last few years, I have delivered workshops at global emotional intelligence and neuroscience conferences.  These have been held at Harvard University, at University of Manchester, in Cape Town, the Middle East and India.

I am the author of 

- The Authority Guide to Emotional Resilience: Strategies to weather storms and manage stress in the workplace (published May 2016)

- The Authority Guide to Behaviour in Business: How to build successful and powerful relationships (published November 2017)

Both are available on Amazon.

Teaching emotional intelligence skills is a challenge at the best of times so these courses require you to take some ACTION and put into practice what you have learnt.  I am here to support and guide you.

I hope you enjoy working to develop your resilience and your emotional intelligence and I look forward to working with you.

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