Understanding the Big Five Personality Traits

Doug Thorpe
7 min readSep 21, 2022

Executive Leadership Development frequently turns to various forms of personality assessment to help leaders better understand their view of the world. As we grow and mature, we ‘evolve’ into core beliefs, values, preferences, and motives. The blend of these factors makes up our ‘personality.’

With that comes the inevitable conflict of realizing what we believe to be truth, beauty, and light does not always show up in our effectiveness as leaders. Whatever we elect to DO during the days is received by others either positively or negatively. Taking a…

Doug Thorpe

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