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SKILL 8

Understand Personal Style

Your personal style is the key to understanding why it is easy to get along with some people but oh so difficult to get along with others. Two well-known style assessment instruments are the DiSC Personality Profile and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). We are all unique, all different. Because of this, our needs, goals, and desires often clash with those of others. Without a clear understanding that these differences are natural, we may label them negatively—“I’m right; you’re wrong!”—when in reality it is merely a styles clash.

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