Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®

The MBTI® helps you understand what energizes you, your preferred way of relating to the world around you, and how you gather information and make decisions.

Where to start

10 Minute Resources

If you just have a few minutes, find introductory information, including short videos, checklists, tips, tools and articles.

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10–30 Minute Resources

If you have a little more time, find more detailed information, including articles, podcasts, videos and TED Talks.

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In-Depth Resources

If you have a few hours, take a deep dive into the subject, including books, MOOCs, courses, webinars and Lynda.com classes.

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Related LEADS capabilities include:

Lead Self Banner

Self-motivated leaders:

Are self aware
They are aware of their own assumptions, values, principles, strengths and limitations.
Manage themselves
They take responsibility for their own performance and health.
Develop themselves
They actively seek opportunities and challenges for personal learning, character building and growth.
Demonstrate character
They model qualities such as honesty, integrity, resilience and confidence.

Learn more about being a self-motivated leader.

Engage Others Banner

Engaged leaders:

Foster development of others
They support and challenge others to achieve professional and personal goals.
Contribute to the creation of healthy organizations
They create engaging environments where others have meaningful opportunities to contribute and ensure that resources are available to fulfill their expected responsibilities.
Communicate effectively
They listen well and encourage open exchange of information and ideas using appropriate communication media.
Build teams
They facilitate environments of collaboration and cooperation to achieve results.

Learn more about being an engaging leader.

Achieve Results Banner

Goal-oriented leaders:

Set direction
They inspire vision by identifying, establishing and communicating clear and meaningful expectations and outcomes.
Strategically align decisions with vision, values and evidence
They integrate organizational missions and values with reliable, valid evidence to make decisions.
Take action to implement decisions
They act in a manner consistent with the organizational values to yield effective, efficient public-centred service.
Assess and evaluate
They measure and evaluate outcomes, compare the results against established benchmarks, and correct the course as appropriate.

Learn more about being a goal-oriented leader.