Coaching for Young Entrepreneurs

I’m really excited to be part of this year’s NEF program for young entrepreneurs.  The program provides a cohort of optimistic, forward thinking, intelligent young people with work placements, training sessions and a personal coach for a year to help them to further develop their entrepreneurial and skills. Even though I am supposed to be…

7. Conflict Resolution Styles

7. How different types may try to Resolve Conflict In previous articles we have explored: How different preferences and Types may perceive each other negatively or be misunderstood, resulting in conflict. How the Thinking-Feeling preference may influence our perception of what conflict actually is, and how we engage with it. How our stage of development…

Conflict 5 – Same Types

5. The Potential for conflict between same Types Just a quick one today to dispel the idea that if we are the same Type as someone we will automatically get on well. Sometimes this is true.  I have the advantage of going to a lot of Type events where we are asked to get into…

Conflict 4 – Inferior Function

The Potential for Conflict with our Inferior Function The Inferior Function is an interesting one.  It is the absolute opposite to our Dominant or leading Function, and therefore the opposite to how we see ourselves.  As such, we have a complicated relationship with our Inferior Function. It plays many different roles in our lives, including…

Conflict 2c – S-N T-F

Potential for conflict between each preference  – The Functions Today I’m going to finish exploring the potential for conflict from the four separate preference pairs by looking at the functions. The ‘functions’ are the aspects of our type that actually do the information processing. [As before, I’m not going to repeat the caveats and context…

Conflict 2b – J-P

Potential for conflict between each preference  – Judging and Perceiving Judging and Perceiving are real conflict hotspots because these preferences are externalised – they happen in the outer world, where we meet each other.  The differences will show up in the ways we work together and in our personal lives and can be a real…