Preventing Burnout

The Preventing Burnout IQ Matrix explores how to avoid getting emotionally, mentally and physically burnt out. However, if you do end up suffering from burnout, then the map also explores how to recover from a burnout episode. Burnout is of course not the same as stress. Stress is a temporary […]

Temperament Blends

The Temperament Blends IQ Matrix explores 12 temperament blends based on the work of John T. Cocoris. Each of these 12 temperament blends are built upon four primary temperaments including the Choleric, Sanguine, Phlegmatic and Melancholy temperament types. A temperament blend is made up of one of the primary temperaments […]

Primary Temperaments

The Primary Temperaments IQ Matrix explores the four primary temperaments based on the work of John T. Cocoris. Temperaments are inborn traits that direct how we relate to others, how we respond to events, and how we react to the world and situations in general. A temperament is in other […]

Understanding Temperaments

The Understanding Temperaments IQ Matrix explores the ten inborn temperament traits that shape the foundations of our personality. A temperament is not a personality, however they are related. A temperament is a cluster of inborn traits that have genetic origins. These traits effectively influence how we respond to people, events […]

Personality Types 13-16

The Personality Types 13-16 IQ Matrix breaks down 4 of the 16 personality types identified by the Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator. The purpose of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality inventory is to make the theory of psychological types described by Carl Jung understandable and useful in people’s lives. Carl Jung […]

Personality Types 9-12

The Personality Types 9-12 IQ Matrix breaks down 4 of the 16 personality types identified by the Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator. The purpose of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality inventory is to make the theory of psychological types described by Carl Jung understandable and useful in people’s lives. Carl Jung […]

Schema | what is?

A schema is a cognitive framework or concept that helps organize and interpret information. Schemas can be useful because they allow us to take shortcuts in interpreting the vast amount of information that is available in our environment. However, these mental frameworks also cause us to exclude pertinent information to […]

Reading Body Language

The Reading Body Language IQ Matrix explores how to better recognize and understand the message that various hand, arm, leg and torso gestures send out in social situations. It is said that 80 percent of the conversation we have with another person comes through the body, while only 20 percent […]

Reading Facial Gestures

The Reading Facial Gestures IQ Matrix explores how to better recognize and understand the meaning of various facial expressions and gestures in other people. We are typically very conscious of the way we express ourselves verbally. The words we speak communicate to others what’s on our mind. However, people don’t […]

Reading Emotions

The Reading Emotions IQ Matrix explores how to recognize several common human emotions using facial expressions and other nonverbal cues. The emotions we experience within often manifest themselves in how we express ourselves externally. Whether it comes through our facial expressions, hand gestures, body language or physiological responses, every emotional […]