Four Tendencies

Coping with COVID-19: How My “Four Tendencies” Personality Framework Shows Up in the Context of Social Distancing. – Self Improvement Article

Right now, I see everything in the world through the lens of COVID-19, and I already saw the world through the lens of the Four Tendencies—so I’ve been thinking a lot about the interaction of COVID-19, and the massive changes it has brought, and the responses by the Four Tendencies. (No idea what I’m talking about? Read about my “Four Tendencies” personality framework here. Take the short, free quiz here—more than 2.5 million people have taken it, to learn if…

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A Question I’m Often Asked: What’s the Best Tendency to Hire? – Self Improvement Article

I continue to study the “Four Tendencies”—my personality framework that divides people into Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels. It’s endlessly fascinating. Want to take the free, quick quiz to find out your Tendency? It’s here. More than 2.5 million people have taken this quiz. Want to read a quick overview of the Four Tendencies? Read here. Understanding the Four Tendencies can be extremely valuable in the workplace, because using the framework can help deal with burn-out, procrastination, insubordination, rigidity, impulsivity,…

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A Question I’m Often Asked: What’s the Right Mix of the Four Tendencies in a Team? – Personal Development Article

I’m always pondering the “Four Tendencies”—my personality framework that divides people into Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels. It’s endlessly fascinating. Want to take the free, quick quiz to find out your Tendency? It’s here. More than 2.5 million people have taken this quiz. Want to read a quick overview of the Four Tendencies? Read here. Understanding the Four Tendencies can be extremely valuable in the workplace, because using the framework can help deal with burn-out, procrastination, insubordination, rigidity, impulsivity, and…

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Some Holiday Gift Ideas Suggested Specifically for the Four Tendencies. – Personal Development Article

It’s holiday season, so it’s time to choose gifts. This process can be frustrating when you’re not sure what someone would like to receive, so to provide some inspiration, here are some gift ideas based on the Four Tendencies. Yes! If you know whether your gift recipient is an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel, you can use that knowledge to make predictions about what that person might like to receive. No idea what the “Four Tendencies” framework is? Read about…

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FAQ: What if My Result from the Four Tendencies Quiz Doesn’t Seem Right? – Happiness Article

I’ve developed a personality framework that divides people into four categories, the “Four Tendencies“: Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, and Rebel. To find out your “Tendency,” take the quick free quiz here. More than two million people have taken this quiz! From time to time, people ask me, “But what if I feel like I’m all four of the Tendencies?” or “I got a certain answer on the quiz, but I think I’m actually a combo of two Tendencies, is that possible?”…

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In Honor of “Game of Thrones” Season 8, I Apply My “Four Tendencies” Framework to the Principal Characters. – Self Improvement Article

Like many people, I’m a huge raving fan of Game of Thrones. I’ve twice read the books by George R.R Martin, and I’ve twice watched the HBO TV series. I love it! And I can’t wait for the final season of television to begin on April 14. (And I can’t wait for George R.R. Martin to publish another book, but that may be a long wait.) I also love the podcast Binge Mode, where co-hosts Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion…

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