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Elon Musk and his INTP search for ‘the truth’
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Elon Musk and his INTP search for ‘the truth’

Last week, Errol Musk, Elon’s dad, questioned if he had been as successful as he should have been and that maybe he was, “five years behind where he would want to be.” Would Elon agree? Probably, and that is not a measure of success, a totally subjective phenomenon, but because of his endless quest to go further and discover the ‘ultimate truth.’ So, if that is the ca...

ABBA: T-F dichotomy laid bare
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ABBA: T-F dichotomy laid bare

ABBA endure, for sure. The music itself endures, we’ve had the musical, the films, the new incredible avatar stage show, but it is all just repositioning the same things that made them magical

Boris Johnson the ENTP vs ESTP debate
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Boris Johnson the ENTP vs ESTP debate

Our Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, (or to use his full name, ‘Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson’) has recently resigned and he was both an interesting and engaging character but also someone who

INFP and ISFP
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INFP and ISFP

People often confuse the INFP and the ISFP, as they are both quiet, laid back, gentle and enigmatic. In terms of Jungian type, often both will say, ‘you can’t put me in a box

Can a team or company have a personality type?
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Can a team or company have a personality type?

Whilst a team of people or a company can’t really have a personality type, the culture in the team or company, often set by the leaders, can create patterns of behaviours, so it can seem like it has

How to spot someone’s personality type
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How to spot someone’s personality type

We often see people posting questions online, trying to figure out someone’s personality type: “help me ‘type’ my boss/parent/fiancé/friend,” so is it possible to tell?

Jubilee Series: Her Majesty the Queen
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Jubilee Series: Her Majesty the Queen

HM the Queen has been on the throne for 70 years when, at aged 24 after her father’s death, she picked up the mantle and was crowned the following year, 1953. If her uncle, Edward the 8th had not ab

Jubilee Series: William and Harry
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Jubilee Series: William and Harry

If we look at William and Harry’s personality types, do we get a sense of where there could be misalignment and even some conflict? Probably.