Knowing me, knowing you: personality profiling

Take Away Line Few people know that Jung provided the basis for many of the personality profiling tools that virtually all organisations use in selection assessments and use in team and organisational development.  Drawing on Jungian theory, the Myers Briggs Type Indicator allows us to understand our basic personal preferences and understand better how others in…

Into the deep: the unconscious at work

Take Away Line Developing the ability to reflect on the impact others have on us and how we impact on others takes us inevitably into the zone of those things we do ‘automatically’, perhaps to good effect, perhaps to ill effect. Automatic behaviour is unconscious behaviour, driven by unconscious impulses. That’s ok when that behaviour…

Great Minds: What organisational thinking owes to CG Jung

Take-Away Line Jung’s influence on the way we think about work and our lives at work and, quite indirectly, about how we develop organisations was immense.  Yet, this was never his purpose.  His influence can be felt in how we understand the impact of the unconscious at work, in personality profiling, in how our personal…