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Such a high profile commitment from within Matalan requires high quality learning. Members of the Board had been using the MBTI successfully as part of their development for a number of years but had yet to find a way of making it “stick” for people.
Like many tools the individuals attending the Away Day got a lot from MBTI but Matalan wanted opportunity to really make the learning memorable and also fun.
The sessions typically ran at the end of the Board Meeting or Away Day between 1800 – 2000 prior to dinner. The wine tasting exercises were tailored to explore more advanced MBTI techniques like how to sell ideas and communicate.
There were competitions and highly interactive activities. Timings for events are flexible and the exercises were adapted to Matalan’s venue and audience.
“One of the most enjoyable exercises I have done, very original concept”
“A great way to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. It really made me think“
“Really liked originality of the idea – the wine selling experience opened my eyes to ‘preferences’ people have on processing information”
“Excellent session, helping to keep my understanding of MBTI & Type in a fun and memorable way”