This workshop uses Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) as a basis to explore individual MBTI® preferences, helping us to identify and understand our preferred ways of working, and adapting to the preferences of those around us.

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Recognising our own preferences, and the preferences of those around us is key to understanding how to lead authentically and consciously. You do not need to have attended a MBTI® workshop previously.

This workshop will consist of discussion, exercises and self-reflection, to assist you in:

  • gaining personal insight into your MBTI® Type preferences
  • understanding other's preferences and enabling you to adjust your style as appropriate
  • understanding the impact of different Types within your team.

The outcome

At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • understand and describe the 4 “dichotomies” of MBTI®
  • describe your own preferences
  • identify ways to use differences constructively
  • identify the different strengths of others through their preferences
  • identify which preferences that you might need to flex when working with others


Prior to attending this workshop, you will need to complete a Myers Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment. You will be provided with an Interpretive Report, which will be used throughout the workshop. 

Target Audience

Any individual who wants to:

  • expand their MBTI® understanding
  • increase awareness of individual preferences
  • improve his/her awareness of others’ preferences and how to use differences constructively
  • ·understand which preferences may need to be flexed. 


Stephen Drain 

Stephen Drain is a Partner in Consulting who consults in leadership development, working with organisations and senior leaders to develop authentic and innovative leadership development solutions.

For the third year Stephen is running a modular leadership programme for a large local government organisation with a focus on authentic leadership.

Stephen facilitates to ensure learnings are retained and that participants engage in the manner that suits their preferences. He is a qualified MBTI Administrator and a Chartered Member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (with specialisation in Development, Training and Learning).

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