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Personality Articles and Handouts

A great way to keep the momentum going! The following FREE articles and resources are based on presentation material offered by Mary Miscisin. The articles are ready-to-use, just copy and paste into your newsletter or handout. Permission to duplicate is granted as long as the copyright is kept intact for proper recognition.

Situations that are stressful to one person may be exciting or motivating to another. How we react to and handle the stressors in our lives depends upon a lot of things; workload, time constraints, the people we interact with, our past experiences… and there is something more- our personality. There are inherent connections between stress and personality styles. Once we gain an awareness of these connections, we can use the insights to put our strengths to work for us (instead of against us) to improve our stress levels.

WARNING: In this bratty, sassy, and uniquely bold article by Mary Miscisin she “tells it like it is” with no holds barred. Not for the faint of heart – read at your own risk! This report contains information about the 5 most costly communication mistakes that each Personality Style makes. If you fail to recognize and adjust these bad habits, you can jeopardize your job, your relationships, and your reputation. Why risk it? Discover these tips today!

How important is your attitude? Can it affect what you might do in a situation? How you might react or what you might say? Can it affect your mood or your thinking?

You may already realize the importance of your attitude and it’s influence on so many aspects of your life. So what can you do to make sure your attitude supports the experience you want to have?

Let’s clear up the confusion! Being Introverted DOES NOT mean being “shy” – and being Extroverted DOES NOT mean being “sociable and outgoing”. To correctly understand your (or anyone’s for that matter) Personality Style line-up you must have a grasp of this very important concept.

We have all experienced a time in our lives when we did not like the way someone delivered a message to us or did not think the feedback given was valid. It could be for a variety of reasons. Perhaps we simply did not like the person giving the feedback because of prior experiences with them. Maybe we do like the person but we attached a meaning to their words, body language or message and therefore got our feeling hurt.

SWE Conference 2017 Spiral Worksheet

From everyday annoyances as small as a pebble in your shoe, to huge unexpected boulders in your path—situations occur and things happen that are beyond our direct physical control. If you find yourself in a negative spiral reaction that is sending you into a ditch of frustration, use this worksheet to shift the meaning you are attributing to the circumstance and refocus your thinking towards more positive results.


Free Online Personality Test

Take the free online test and find out your personality style lineup. That’s right! You will not only learn about your most dominant personality style but your results will indicate the rank order of all four styles in your own personal lineup.

+ CLICK HERE to take the Free Personality Test



Free Communication Quiz

Does your communication style match your personality style? Take this fascinating free communication quiz and discover how your personality influences your communication and how you are coming across to others.

+ CLICK HERE to take the Free Communication Quiz

Stress Quiz

What’s your primary stress style? This fun free quiz reveals your primary stress style, the part of your personality you access most when stressed. Your report provides details you will want to share with others so they understand you better.

+ CLICK HERE to take the Stress Quiz


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First published in 2001 with several editions and translations throughout the years, Mary Miscisin’s classic personality book Showing Our True Colors has been revised to Personality Lingo
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