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Myers Briggs Type Indicator and the Entrepreneur

Presenter: Perry Sholes, SHRM-SCP, SPHR – President of Progressive HR Strategies Inc

  • This Session/s begins with an overview of psychological type.
  • Each person will use Table exercise to identify their TYPE.
  • The Attendees use Polling software to enter TYPE & Establish Group Type
  • Introduce the Concept of Optionally Balanced Culture
  • Using the Balanced Culture Model we discuss adding team members in a start up or growing environment
  • Following that is a review of the eight preferences of psychological type—what they look like on a balanced culture and how they might affect it.
  • We also introduce research from several studies on Entrepreneurship and MBTI Types
  • Overall objective of this session is to introduce Type and how the Entrepreneur can become aware of their type and how to effectively leverage other types in building a great company

Workshop Objectives

This workshop is designed to enable participants to

  • Introduction of Myers Briggs Type Indicator
  • Understand the sixteen MBTI Types
  • Understand the importance of optimally balanced culture
  • Identify the implications of an imbalanced culture
  • Develop strategies for enhancing decisions that impact the balance of the company culture
  • Identify the nature of Entrepreneurship work and responsibilities, blind spots, stresses, etc.


Workshop Target and Timing

  • The is a public workshop for Entrepreneurs or Business Leaders
  • Entrepreneurship Conference, or any grouping of Small Business Leaders
  • This is a 45 – 90 Minute session.
  • More in-depth discussion of Entrepreneur Research and Type can be customized into a half day session


It is designed for use with groups or teams, so it is not dependent on participants’ knowing each other in advance.