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BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & Ranked

There are countless Mbti courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type (1995)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & RankedTHE BELOVED CLASSIC FOR UNDERSTANDING PERSONALITY TYPE.Like a thumbprint, personality type provides an instant snapshot of a person’s uniqueness. Drawing on concepts originated by Carl Jung, this book distinguishes four categories of personality styles and shows how these qualities determine the way you perceive the world and come to conclusions about what you’ve seen. It then explains what they mean for your success in school, at a job, in a career and in your personal relationships. For more than 60 years, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) tool has been the most widely used…
Author(s): Isabel Briggs Myers, Peter B. Myers

2. Neuroscience of Personality: Brain Savvy Insights for All Types of People (2011)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & RankedInside your brain are many keys to what make you and others tick. Imagine peering into the minds of your clients, friends, and loved-ones. Now you can! Award-winning UCLA professor and author Dario Nardi brings to life a feast of useful insights drawn from his brain research lab. He will lead you on a journey of self-discovery, chapter by chapter, that is grounded in first-hand scientific knowledge of the brain. This is a practical guide. Learn how to target “in flow” and “low-threshold” activities that engage people creatively and improve their work-flow and…
Author(s): Dario Nardi

3. TEAM-BUILDING and INTERACTION. Practicing Personality Types in Corporate Context: MBTI activities (Practicing MBTI TYPES in CORPORATE CONTEXT) (2018)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & Ranked20+ NEW USER-PROVEN EXERCISES for MBTI TEAM-BUILDING CORPORATE assessments and consultations. TOTAL KIT for the MBTI training with a special thematic selection of 20 exercises, developed for Types and dichotomies work out for teams development. You get all you need: activities on MBTI dichotomies, get-to-know, icebreakers, warm-ups, and sum-up exercises. The activities are based on various techniques and methods (projection, art-therapy, etc.), developed and selected specifically on team-building and interaction. The exercises are provided with detailed descriptions, needed, materials, task…
Author(s): Alevtina Sedochenko

4. Personality Hacker: Harness the Power of Your Personality Type to Transform Your Work, Relationships, and Life (2018)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & RankedDelve into this interactive guidebook to hack your mind and uncover your core identity. Get past superficial markers of identity and discover the full makings of your personality type. Recognizing all aspects of who you really are will improve your confidence, compassion, decision-making process and success.Written by the hosts of the popular podcast Personality Hacker, this book shows how your mind is naturally wired. It provides the information and tools you need to harness the power of your personality type and realize your full potential, including:…
Author(s): Joel Mark Witt, Antonia Dodge

5. Type Talk at Work (Revised): How the 16 Personality Types Determine Your Success on the Job (2002)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & RankedWhat’s Your Type at Work? Are you one of those organized people who always complete your projects before they are due? Or do you put off getting the job done until the very last possible moment? Is your boss someone who readily lets you know how you are doing? Or does she always leave you unsure of precisely where you stand? Do you find that a few people on your team are incredibly creative but can never seem to get to a meeting on time? Do others require a specific agenda at the meeting in order to focus on the job at hand?Bestselling authors Otto Kroeger and Janet Thuesen make it easy to recognize your…
Author(s): Otto Kroeger, Janet M. Thuesen, et al.

6. Type Talk: The 16 Personality Types That Determine How We Live, Love, and Work (1989)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & Ranked What’s your type? Would you rather . . . . . . celebrate with the whole crowd or just a few friends? . . . focus on the facts or get an overall impression? . . . go with what “seems logical” or what “feels fair”? . . . keep to a schedule or keep your options open?   How you answer these questions is the very beginning of understanding who you are and how you relate to those around you, by using a new and exciting method called Typewatching. Otto Kroeger and Janet M. Thuesen have developed Typewatching from the Myers-Briggs Type…
Author(s): Otto Kroeger, Janet M. Thuesen

7. My True Type: Clarifying Your Personality Type, Preferences & Functions (2017)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & RankedIt is hard to overstate the value and importance of knowing who you are. After all, who you understand yourself to be, your sense of self and identity, influences everything; it is the compass we use to navigate life. Your personality type is an integral part of who you are. Knowing and understanding your type (e.g., INFP) can bring confidence and direction in your life’s path. But like countless others, you may be unsure of your true type, perhaps feeling “stuck in the middle” between two or three types. My True Type was carefully researched and written to address these issues. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills…
Author(s): Dr. A.J. Drenth

8. Please Understand Me II: Temperament, Character, Intelligence (1998)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & RankedRev. ed. of: Please understand me. 3rd ed. c1978….
Author(s): David Keirsey

9. The 16 Personality Types: Profiles, Theory, & Type Development (2017)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & RankedIn order to know what we should do and how we should live, we must first know who we are. This compels us to understand ourselves and to clarify our identity. This “search for self” is also what leads many of us to personality typology. We sense that understanding our type (e.g., INFJ) might give us insight into ourselves, as well as the role we might play in the larger theater of life. Unfortunately, many personality books provide only a superficial understanding of the types. By focusing on their outermost shell, they fail to elucidate their underlying nuances and complexities. This book is…
Author(s): Dr. A.J. Drenth

10. Essentials Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment (2009)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & RankedIn order to use the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) appropriately and effectively, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer, score, and interpret this test. Written by Naomi Quenk—who coauthored the 1998 revision of the MBTI Manual and the MBTI Step II Manual—Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment, Second Edition is that source. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, this book is designed to help busy practitioners, and those in training, to quickly acquire…
Author(s): Naomi L. Quenk

11. INFJ 101: How to Understand Your INFJ Personality and Thrive as the Rarest MBTI Personality Type (2017)

 BEST MBTI Books Reviewed & Ranked“INFJ 101: How To Understand Your INFJ Personality and Thrive As The Rarest MBTI Personality Type” aims to awaken those of this rare personality type to their unique way of being. This book provides a fuller understanding into how INFJs are wired.INFJ 101 explores:• Basic traits and the “paradox” of the INFJ personality type• Core tenants of an INFJs personality: introversion, intuition, deep sensitivity and empathy, and need for structure• Tips for INFJs to lean into the strengths of their tendencies as well as accept their limitations• How to navigate consistent challenges such as balancing energy,…
Author(s): HowExpert Press, Lindsay Rossum

Best Mbti Books Reviewed & Ranked

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How to Slay Dragons and Understand People: MBTI & Personal Growth for Gamers

Author(s): Sherman, Matt
ID: 2802929, Publisher: , Year: 2016, Size: 526 Kb, Format: epub

From Stuckness to Growth: Enneagram Coaching (Enneagram, Mbti & Anthony Robbins-Cloe Madanes Hnp): How to Read Your Coachees and Transform Their Lives

Author(s): Yechezkel &. Ruth Madanes; Cloe Madanes
ID: 2288588, Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2012, Size: 1 Mb, Format: azw3

From Stuckness to Growth: Enneagram Coaching (Enneagram, MBTI & Anthony Robbins-Cloe Madanes HNP): How to read your coachees and transform their lives

Author(s): Yechezkel Madanes, Ruth Madanes
ID: 2664147, Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2012, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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