Type Academy

Type Academy

Temperament – Learning More

Video Links

YouTube links for video clips for Temperament:

  1. Lady Gaga on Oprah – watch the first 2 minutes to get a great introduction to a Phenomenal Artisan/Improver: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3f2duc7oyw
  2. Robin Williams classroom scene – great Get-things-Going Artisan/Improviser scene: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8fu-hq3S7A
  3. Michele Obama – watch the first two minutes and get a great insight into a fabulous Guardian/Stabilizerhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVpEr3kfWjc
  4. James Dyson – master inventor – watch this clip for a great example of a rational/Theorist!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjD69XIv0xs
  5. Oprah Winfrey – interviewer extraordinarire – watch this clip to see the Idealist/Catalyst drive for purpose in action http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Un1LKbpCAg&playnext=1&list=PL1737A96190F79C54&feature=results_main

From the Shop


  • Type Trilogy – Complete Guidebook
  • You’ve Got Personality
  • Books:

  • Turning Team Performance Inside Out
  • Starting and Running a Successful Consultancy
  • Survival Games Personalities Play
  • Let’s Split the Difference
  • Teamwork from the Inside Out Field Book
  • Dating, Mating and Relating
  • Cards:

  • Type Trilogy – Complete Guidebook
  • Resource Packages:

  • Temperament Package One
  • Training Programmes:

  • Applications of the Survival Strategies Model: Overview Webinar
  • Webinars:

  • Applications of the Survival Strategies Model: Overview Webinar
  • Other Resources

    Additional resources on Temperament

    • Isachsen, O., and Berens, L. Working Together. San Juan Capistrano, CA: Institute for Management Development, 1988.
    • Keirsey, D. Please Understand Me II. Del Mar, CA: Prometheus Nemesis Books, 1998.
    • Keirsey, D, and Bates, M. Please Understand Me. Del Mar, CA: Prometheus Nemesis Books, 1978.  
    • Segal, Marci Creativity and Personality Type, Huntingdon Beach CA, Telos Publications 2001.
    • Tieger, P. D., and Barron-Tieger, B. Do What You Are. Boston: Little, Brown, 1995.
    • Tieger, P. D., and Barron-Tieger, B. Nurture by Nature: Little, Brown, 1997.