Belbin

For the ILM accredited leadership and management course that I'm on, we've been asked to submit Belbin profiles again - interestingly slightly different to December when we did this as a CODEC team.   My results (using Wikipedia definitions): Resource Investigator The Resource Investigator gives a team a rush of enthusiasm at the start of the project by vigorously pursuing contacts and opportunities. He or she is focused outside the team, and has a finger…

Belbin

So, in our team meeting today, we looked at Johari, which I've not heard of before, as wasn't too convinced by, and then moved onto Belbin, which I've never done, but have always been interested in the possibility of doing. My outcome: 1) Teamworker 2) Resource Investigator 3) Coordinator and Implementer Read the team-role summary descriptions.

The Myers-Briggs Test: Totally Unscientific?

So, this is my current Twitter bio Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital, ENFP, #digitalparenting @digitalfprint @[email protected] which you'll notice includes the Myers-Briggs personality type 'ENFP', and I've always been fascinated by personality tools that can help understand how I can make the most of myself, and understand others better. In chatting with others, there's a strong feeling that Myers-Briggs is little better than horoscopes ... although I've always thought 'well,…

Quiet: The Power of Introverts

As a definite extrovert, found sight of this book interesting: Michael Mack, reader in the department of English studies, Durham University, is reading Susan Cain's Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking (Viking, 2012). "A fascinating book that counters our society's obsession with groups. Cain does not take issue with extroverts as such, but with how being extrovert and gregarious has become a normative standard. An oppressive research climate now dictates that…
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