Personality Test

Personality Profile Tests Lack Personality


Personality profile tests are promoted as providing information about how a person will actually perform and behave in the workplace or fit within an organization. They rely on statistical surveys where averages are collated generating ideal averages then placed in an algorithm for testing. These averages of others have only a random relationship with the […]

The 3 Types of Salespeople: Surf, Turf and Amphibian


“Sales isn’t for everybody. Sorry, we don’t think you are cut out for sales.” Have you ever been on the receiving end of such a statement? Most sales managers will emphatically state that a salesperson who is not meeting his or her sales quota simply doesn’t have the “Right Stuff.” Unfortunately, their judgment is based […]

the psychology of selling

The Psychology of Selling Imported from Europe


My interest in the psychology of selling was rooted from my own frustrations and failures while making a living selling products door to door. What really puzzled me was that the same training I was given for sales was taught to every potential salesperson. Yet I noticed that some salespeople thrived, while others failed, all […]

Universal Virtues

Life Themes As Universal Virtues


While personality is only our style of expression the power driving this expression is our inner Identity. This power begins with our natural Universal Archetypal Life Themes of Love, Justice, Wisdom and Power. A Life Purpose Theme has a similar function as four different frames encasing artists paintings. Each frame would offer a particular meaning […]

Life Purpose and Career

Life Purpose and Your Career


What Kind of Work is Calling You? If you’re like most people, you’ll spend about a third of your life in an occupation, and you’ll spend most of that time working just to pay the bills.  No matter how you slice it, your work is a huge part of your life. But finding satisfying, fulfilling […]

What Lies Beyond Your Personality

What Lies Beyond Your Personality?


What is personality? Most of us think we have a good grasp of it. But there appear to be some issues and contradictions surrounding the concept which can inhibit us from attaining a clear understanding. One problem is that the term personality has been used to refer to something public, yet in other instances it […]