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Most personality tests (like Myers-Briggs) are junk science and can make you cling to a label — instead, focus on making meaningful change

Dr. Benjamin Hardy is an organizational psychologist and bestselling author of “Willpower Doesn’t Work” and the new book “Personality Isn’t Permanent.” The following is an excerpt from his new book, “Personality Isn’t Permanent,” published by Penguin Random House. In it, he writes that many popular personality tests are junk science […]
Most personality tests (like Myers-Briggs) are junk science and can make you cling to a label — instead, focus on making meaningful change
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Extroverts have 4 consistent advantages over everyone else at work

An extrovert has a leg up over introverts at work, according to a new study. For example, extroverts are more skilled at schmoozing with coworkers. They also tend to experience positive emotions more often, which can protect against burnout. Other research suggests introverts and “ambiverts” can be just as successful […]
Extroverts have 4 consistent advantages over everyone else at work
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The best job for you, according to your personality type

The Myers-Briggs test isn’t perfect, but your personality type could help guide you to a great career. If you’re an ESFP, you may make a good bartender. ISFJs may make great kindergarten teachers. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. When thinking about your career, it’s important to take your […]
The best job for you, according to your personality type
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Here’s how to tell if you’re experiencing an ‘introvert hangover’

Introverts and extroverts have different brain chemistry ways of functioning. Introverts often need to take time out in an “introvert hangover.” This is where they spend time alone and recharge after a lot of social stimulation. But this isn’t a negative experience. In fact, introverts spend this time being creative […]
Here’s how to tell if you’re experiencing an ‘introvert hangover’
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There are 3 distinct types of narcissists — here’s how to spot them

Narcissistic personality disorder is one diagnosis, but there are three distinct types of narcissists. People with the disorder are categorized based on how they act and treat others. Some experts say that identifying a person’s type of narcissism can make relationships with them possible, but others say it’s best to […]
There are 3 distinct types of narcissists  —  here’s how to spot them
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Here’s what your handwriting reveals about you

VIDEO: "Just from analysing your handwriting, experts can find over 5,000 personality traits," says master graphologist Kathi McKnight. Here's a brief overview of what some handwriting quirks can mean about you.
Here’s what your handwriting reveals about you