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Your MBTI Personality at Play - Enhancing Performance at Work Place

Published: Jan 25th, 2020 04:33 amBy Suresh Babu

Enhancing Performance Multifold - Easily, Effortlessly & Efficiently: Personality at Play

Businesses invest thousands of dollars (1000s of $$$s) in boosting their employees’ productivity. Professionals also try to enhance their performance through different ways (strategy, consulting, promotions , road shows etc) however what most people don’t realize is the importance of considering people management and one’s personality closely while working on performance enhancement.

One’s personality drastically affects your performance. Besides personality, discovering Strengths and profiling works wonders for Enhancing Performance Multifold - Easily, Effortlessly & Efficiently. 

The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator or MBTI is a great psychological and personality preference tool. The MBTI shows 16 different personality types. Each personality type has certain sub elements based on multiple questions.  It is known to be one of the most authentic and successful personality preference tools. Many businesses and individual professionals use the MBTI framework to enhance their performance and productivity. Interestingly majority of fortune 100 companies leverage this and it’s affordable for all businesses.

How Does Personalities work with each other and how MBTI Work?

MBTI can help people understand themselves in a better way. The first step in the MBTI framework is to complete a questionnaire. Once you are done with the questionnaire you get a set of four different letters. These four letters determine your personality type. MBTI framework shows 16 different personalities and each personality type is made up from different combinations of four letters.  Lets a look at some of the ways MBTI helps in improving performance.

More Productive Teamwork

Businesses should ask all their employees to complete the MBTI questionnaire. This will help in creating more effective teams in the workplace. People who have resonating personalities can be grouped together to get positive results and to avoid any conflict that might have risen due to the difference in personalities. Contrary to the common belief research shows that people with matching personalities can bring a lot of diversification to the table and can be great as a team.

Self Awareness

Completing the MBTI questionnaire can help you learn about yourself. It can tell you about your strengths and weaknesses and when you are aware of your strengths and weaknesses then nothing can stop you from reaching your full potential. You can boost your strengths and try to work on your weaknesses. This can remarkably boost your performance. You might be performing good at your current position but MBTI will let you find other positions at your workplace where you can perform even better.

MBTI Can Help You Align Jobs With Personality

No matter where you are in the world, you will always find businesses that have the wrong person in the wrong seat. It is one of the worst dilemmas faced by the global corporate world. People are given jobs on the basis of their academic results instead of their personality. An introvert, shy or nervous person might score good in a written marketing exam but he/she would definitely have a problem in promoting or selling your product.  This is why it is very crucial to assign the right job to the right person. MBTI helps you assign your employees in a position that resonates with their personality.


MBTI is one of the best personality preference tools in the corporate world. Its effectiveness can be judged by the fact that this tool was first introduced in the 1940s and is still considered very effective in the current times. It is very important for companies to implement the MBTI framework in their organization as improved employee performance can eventually lead to overall business success.


Suresh Babu S, Certified MBTI Practitioner

Performance Coach, +919945226624

Founder Director, One Life Academy and Ample Courses