A Medley Of Tools

[To the tunes of various winter holiday carols] Here I go a-wandering among ideas so brightHere I go a-wandering to keep from clamping tightDown on i-dea the firstWhich I often find is worstSo hoo-ray for that nifty tool The Rule Of ThreeYes hooray for that nifty Rule Of Three Take heed ye merry editor, let…

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Rhymeless References

If you want to learn more about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, personality types, neuro-linguistic programming, and representational systems, I suggest you start with the following. (Full disclosure: I have no affiliation with any of these websites, companies, and authors.) Personality Types TypeFocus Careers has a free personality survey. AdvisorTeam has several free and not-free personality…

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Finally! The Finish!

So that is MBTI, and that is NLP.Which still leaves the puzzling, mysterious A&P.I know some about “A” and much less about “P”;Your doctor knows much more, that I guarantee! “A” is for “anatomy”, where you learn to seeHow to tell your elbow from your hand and knee.“P” describes your insides, your “physiology”How it works…

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Trio Of Tastes

Visual people learn with their eyes.They peek and they look and their world clarifies.“I see what you’re saying!” they exclaim with a cry;Use picture words back else you’ll be in disguise. Auditory people learn with their ears;Tho some choose to read rather than hear.“Sounds good to me” lets you into their mind peer;Use hearing words…

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New Lingo Please!

NLP is a science (tho some say it’s not)Which claims to explain how people come to a thought.Neuro Linguistic Programming can help you avoid being caughtIn the communication perils with which life is fraught. This science holds that people think, say, and learnIn characteristic ways, and that you can in turnIdentify their style and go…

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Timely Play

“J” is for “Judging”, though not the critical kind.It simply describes the way we unwind.Or don’t, for we often put our play far behindOur work which we want to be completed on time. “P” stands for “Perceiving”; however I call it “Play”!For us Ps care for naught but having fun all the day.“Structure”‘s a word…

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Feeling Logical

“T” is for “Thinking”, so called because weDecide with our brains, not our feelings.We use our logic to decide and to seeExactly how we want our world to be. “F”, on the other hand, logic deploresAt least when it means pushing people down to the floor.While “Feeler”s do use logic, it leaves them quite soreFor…

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Concretely Abstract

“N” means “iNtuitive”, and people like usThink in abstractions, big pictures we suss.Ideas and theories are where our minds thrust;Ask us for details and our minds go bust. “S” is the other side, and this I have too;We “Senser”s sense everything; we live in a zooOf details and feelings and smellings and hues.If we can’t…

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Intro, Extra, Energy

“I” stands for “Introvert”. We need time alone;Invite us to parties and we respond with a groan.All of that talking! Soon our energy is spentAnd back home we flee to recharge in our tent. “E” is our counterpart, “Extravert”s theyCount everyone as best friend and love to say “Hey!”Talking and talking is how they recharge,At…

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The Gang Of Four

They developed four axes, with two letters each;One on the left side, quite out of reachTo those on the right side, far across the breachOf personality conflicts which cause many to screech. The first set describe how you get energy;Whether you like people, or they cause you to flee.The second set explain how the world…

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