Card sort resources to enhance Myers Briggs® Type verifications

Used by professionals – Recommended by experts


Classic – For adults. Business based with wide application. Whole type descriptions include communication and leadership styles, teams, change,challenges, relaxation and parenting. The Type Trilogy – Taking your Type knowledge to a higher level with three card sets: Temperament, Interaction Style and Cognitive Processes. Unique combination of image and language to accelerate learning. Type for Teens – ideal for youth but whole type descriptions suit all ages and include: Who am I? What I like, what I’m good at, what I may need help with and what’s important at home, for study and with friendships.
Free booklet:Explains how to use the resource plus how to differentiate type conversations for each Type. View here. E-Guidebook included: 130 pages of advice on how to coach using these three Type lenses. Careers cards included: Ideal for career and transition coaching.Learning environment cards: Ideal for educators.
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The Personality Puzzle is a card sort resource used by type professionals and practitioners all over the world. It is based on the Myers Briggs® model for understanding psychological type. This is the most widely used personality type assessment tool in the world. It’s accurate, reliable and has been peer reviewed many times.

What is included with each set of cards?

The Personality Puzzle Card SetThe Personality Puzzle – Classic is a set of 18 cards and a booklet. (Now available on this web).

  • Cards which describe the 8 preferences
  • Cards which have the 16 whole type descriptions
  • The booklet contains a guide on how to use the cards and how to describe Type to different types!

The Personality Puzzle -Type for Teens is aimed at a younger audience but, in fact, is enjoyed by all ages. In addition to the preference and description cards there are cards which highlight possible career choices and a set of cards specifically for educators to easily compare the different learning environments for each of the 16 types.


The symbols are very important. They represent each of the eight type preferences and allow immediate connection with the descriptions of each one.

The 16 Type Descriptions

ENTJThe 16 type descriptions are concise, insightful and thought provoking.

The headings which describe the whole types have been specifically chosen to cover the key issues in management training:

  • communication
  • working in teams
  • change
  • leadership

These are balanced with the more personal aspects:

  • preferred learning environment
  • parenting style
  • relaxation

The challenges cover both work and life issues. This gives the professional the opportunity to take a holistic approach and enables the product to be valuable in both a corporate and general setting.

Type for Teens

Types for TeensThe headings on these cards have been specifically chosen to cover the key areas if interest and/or concern for teenagers:

  • Who am I?
  • I enjoy…
  • I am good at…
  • I may be upset by…
  • I may need help with…
  • What’s important to me?
  • At home
  • As a student
  • With friends
  • Relationships

Client participation and interaction

Using the cards provides a visual focal point which promotes in-depth discussion.
You will enjoy the depth and value of conversations which ensue; they are meaningful and frequently life changing. In a very simple way the cards create an environment where people can discover things about themselves that they never knew. The reward is in the many ‘aha’ moments!
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