Why is personality important in the workplace?

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Rachel Scriven
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We believe that understanding your personality – really, truly understanding it - provides an individual with a sense of their identity, and the know-how to thrive in a changing world.


Data to Insights

 Our personality comes wherever we go and is a strong predictor and driving force of our default behaviours.




With greater self-awareness, there are opportunities to choose different behaviours in the moment to drive new and different outcomes.

We use Facet5 to build this awareness of ourselves and others. 


Insights to Action

Personality insights can be applied across a wide range of organisational contexts:

  • Individual Coaching and Development
  • Team Building, Team Dynamics and Team Coaching
  • Career Development
  • Communication Skills
  • Recruitment
  • Leadership and Management Development
  • Organisational and Culture Change
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Performance Management


Context is key!

However you use Facet5, it’s important to be clear about the purpose, the current context, and the value personality insights bring.

Remember people will bring different assumptions and levels of understanding about psychometrics and how these are used in the workplace. This makes the positioning and an open discussion upfront about what personality is - and what it is not - crucial for discovering real insight and having an impact in the business. 


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