Knowing your style, and those of the others with whom you work, can be a useful leadership tool. Understanding different perspectives can help you develop ways of adapting your style to meet various needs and use effective communication strategies to work well with others.
- Enneagram: Consisting of Nine Styles, this assessment is based on a synthesis of ancient wisdom traditions. It offers alternative to the more western-based models. Take either a free abbreviated version or the full version for $10 from the Enneagram Institute.
- Keisey Temperament Sorter: According to Keirsey's Temperament Theory, people can be sorted into four Temperament Groups. Follow the link to take a free partial version online with the option to purchase a full report.
- Myers Briggs Type Indicator: Also known as the MBTI, this is one of the more extensive style assessments. Because it is proprietary material, you must work with a licensed administrator to take the indicator. Fortunately, members of our Career Development Center Staff are able to assist you. For information or an appointment, contact Career Development at 296.6080.
- True Colors: Based on the Keisey Temperament sorter, this simple to use instrument is available for download. Packet includes descriptions of each of the four styles.