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RelateAbility: Working Together To Make Work Life Better by Psy.D. Wade A. McNair, Ted Malley

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CHAPTER 2 Understanding Personality

Personality Defined

Personality is simply described as a pattern of how an individual thinks, feels, and behaves.

We know that there are many characteristics that make every person unique. Our patterns of thought, feeling, and behavior are what make us different from each other in meaningful ways.

Science has afforded us to an opportunity to see patterns in how we think, feel, and behave. Research into personality has shown we have predictable behavioral patterns that can help us better relate with each other.

There is no “Best”

It is important to clearly state that there is no “best” personality. We are all unique and have value and worth in our collective humanity. As we further explore RelateAbility, ...

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