Share This

Originally posted on 26 January 2023 | By John Hackston

When I gaze into my crystal ball, the future is unclear. Are we heading for a recession, and if we are, how severe will it be? It’s difficult to predict, and for some of us, that lack of clarity is even worse than knowing for sure that there are dark times ahead.

We all deal with change and uncertainty in different ways, and this is strongly influenced by our personality. For example, in research that my organization carried out in 2020, we found that people with a personality preference for thinking were less concerned and stressed by the changes caused by the pandemic and associated layoffs and recession than were people with a preference for feeling.

Read the full article at ATD.