I just finished reading an article with yet another Personality Assessment Tool. This NEW triangle model clearly suggests…nothing new. Those of us who have consulted and coached working professionals, leaders and their teams for many years know that on a team:

1) Working Style, more importantly; one’s willingness to be flexible with their working style; and not personality, is most influential in developing then maintaining critical working relationships on teams.

2) Often, the better the performer, the more extreme tendencies of their working style and the greater potential for conflict with team members of a different working style.

3) Specific team responsibilities are often best-suited with specific working styles.  I’ve heard this called the “fit-to-rol