Bruce Tuckman’s Stages of Group Development

                As someone who works in new and existing teams and committees every day, I see the phases of Bruce Tuckman’s stages of group development in motion constantly.  I can affirm that they are exactly the way a group operates from inception, through a normalization phase, to maturity.  Tuckman’s stages are Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing,Continue reading “Bruce Tuckman’s Stages of Group Development”

INTP Personality Type with Kinaesthetic Learning Style

            There are a lot of different personality models.  In this essay, there are two different personalities from two different models mentioned:  the INTP type from the Myers-Briggs model and the Fives in the Enneagram model.  These personality types are basically the same between the two models.  There are also three different learning styles discussed: Continue reading “INTP Personality Type with Kinaesthetic Learning Style”

George Washington University School of Business Customer Experience Program Advisory Council

                I was invited to be a board member on the Advisory Council for the George Washington University School of Business Customer Experience Program and am also digging into the curriculum.  This is incredible for me, as I’ve always been focused on modifying and improving brand, processes, products, and experiences for the customers’ benefit.  LeadingContinue reading “George Washington University School of Business Customer Experience Program Advisory Council”

Locus of Control

            Locus of control is the amount of responsibility and accountability that people have for their own actions and success in their lives (Bauer, 2010, p.58).  Whereas many people believe that they are constantly the victim of bad luck and circumstances outside of their control, others believe that they are in complete control of theirContinue reading “Locus of Control”

Being an INTP-T

            While I have an acronym that covers my personality and some descriptive terms: the thinker, the architect, the engineer, and the logician, it is important to recognize the power of labels.  Labels, according to labeling theory, can become a self-fulfilling prophesy or a stereotype (Labeling Theory, n.d.).  While it is crucial to gain anContinue reading “Being an INTP-T”