Recognizing and managing different personality types

Hosted by Neil Amato

Most likely, the people you work with, manage, or report to do not have a personality type exactly like yours. Jessica Iennarella, CPA/CFF, has advice for why it’s important to recognize our differences and how such knowledge can lead us to better relationships at work.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Iennarella chose the six personality types for her session at AICPA ENGAGE (0:52).
  • Why recognizing different personality types can help someone become a better manager (2:23).
  • How understanding personality types can help us learn more about ourselves (3:45).
  • An example of how Iennarella learned to manage setting expectations with her direct reports (5:05).
  • A reminder that categorization of personality types is not a one-size-fits-all strategy (6:25).

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