Do People Change?

Do people change? This is a good question and one frequently asked of Birkman consultants. People often want to take the Birkman more than once because they feel certain that their scores will have changed over the years. We usually tell them that it isn’t really necessary. The Birkman is a robust assessment and tends to remain statistically reliable although we continue to monitor such results.

Our Interests are apparent from an early age and generally remain consistent over a lifetime. Needs are part of our core personality and also tend to be steady over time, even if we appear to have changed over the years. What matters is that we change what we can change, and what we can change is our awareness. Where socialized ...

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