Triangle Type
The Newsletter of the RTP Chapter of the Association for Psychological Type / Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Fall, 2004

Edited By Carol Shumate and Walter Smith

 In This Issue

Board Meetings, 2004

Calendar of RTP/APT Programs

2nd Mondays every other month

Bring a snack
All members welcome

4131 Settlement Drive, Durham, NC
Contact MCB for directions

Detailed Program Information
Watching Type Development in Children- 
Elizabeth Murphy
Coaching & Mentoring - Elizabeth Murphy
Being Functionally Fit
Book Review: The Developing Child, 
      by Elizabeth Murphy
Calendar of Type-Related & Member-
     Sponsored Events
The Light Side of Type: Abbott and Costello
Discover Your Archetypes (Table)
Column: Dear Typie – “Extraverted Moi”
MBTI in the News – “Can Your Personality Get You Fired?”
President’s Corner
RTP/APT Authors
Partnering with Other Types – J. Kenneth Boggs
Getting The Most Out Of Teams – J. Kenneth Boggs
“Left Behind” – Ann Loomis & Carol Shumate
“An Exploration of Show, Don’t Tell in Education” – Carol Shumate
Membership Notices
Become a Member
Renew Your Membership
Perks of Membership
How to Publish in Triangle Type
Qualifying Trainings Coming To The Triangle!
Calendar of RTP APT Chapter Programs

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Fall, 2004

Calendar of

RTP/APT Chapter Programs


Title & Presenter

Registration & Cost



18 Monday 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Lecture:  Watching Personality Development in Young Children

– Elizabeth Murphy

Contact Tracey Daley: or 571-0070.

Peace College, Flowe Bldg., Room 110

19 Tuesday

8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Workshop: Coaching and Mentoring Development Across Childhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood 
– Elizabeth Murphy

$45 members, students; 
$60 non-members; includes brunch.

Contact Tracey Daley: or 571-0070

Raleigh :  
Peace College, Belk, President's Dining 

N o v e m b e r

16 Tuesday

5:30 – 8:00 pm

Workshop:  Being Functionally Fit - Dori Wilson and Dawn Scott-Raxter

$15 members

$25 non-members

Contact Dawn Scott-Raxter:


Detailed RTP/APT Program Information

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Ready, Set, Go: Watching Personality Development in Young Children
Date: Monday, October 18, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location: Flowe Bldg., Room 110, Peace College [Directions below]
Limit: 100 
Cost: FREE 

The expression of psychological type preferences in the young child is critically different from the mature expression of that same preference. Come explore these differences and enjoy some examples of the unconscious energy of the personality of the young child. 

Objectives: Participants will... 
1. Look at examples of type expression in young children. 
2. Discuss conscious control vs. unconscious drives as they relate to personality development.


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Coaching and Mentoring Development Across 
Childhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood 
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Presenter: Elizabeth Murphy, Ed.D.
Location: Belk, President’s Dining Hall, Peace College [Directions below]
Limit: 50 
Cost: $45 members, students; $60 non-members (brunch included)
CEU’s available  

This workshop focuses on psychological type development in three age segments. We examine the differences between immaturity and immature development. Discussions focus on identifying the level of self-control and function management expected at each level. Learning how to manage self and learning to recognize developmental levels in others is explored, as well as strategies to encourage development and adjust for developmental differences. 

Objectives: Participants will... 
1. Look at type development for three age spans. 
2. Discuss skill expectations for each age group as it relates to type development. 
3. Distinguish immaturity from immature development. 
4. Identify strategies for accommodating type developmental levels in communications and interactions

Dr. Elizabeth Murphy is a consulting psychologist and staff development trainer for schools across the U.S. She is best known for the Murphy Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children (MMTIC), an adaptation of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator used to measure personality differences in children. The author of numerous books and publications on personality type and education, she is past president of the Association for Psychological Type and winner of the Gordon Lawrence Award for contributions to type and education. She is currently co-directing a team of researchers who are conducting a longitudinal study of type in development.

Directions to Peace College:

From the WEST on Interstate 40:
Take Wade Avenue exit (Exit 289) off I-40. Follow Wade Avenue to Capital Boulevard, and take first right onto Capital Boulevard South (heading into downtown Raleigh). Approximately _ mile on the right, you will see the sign for Peace Street exit. Take the exit and at the bottom of the ramp at the stop sign, take a left onto Peace Street. Pass three traffic lights, and Peace College is on the left.

From the EAST on Interstate 40:
Take Person Street/Hammond Road exit (Exit 299) off I-40. Turn right off the exit ramp, and follow Person Street through downtown Raleigh. Turn left onto Peace Street (Krispy Kreme doughnuts on corner). Pass one traffic light and Peace College is on the right. 

From the WEST on US Hwy 70:
Take 70 into Raleigh (Hwy 70 becomes Glenwood Avenue). Turn left onto Peace Street at light. Pass through three traffic lights, and Peace College is on the left.


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Being Functionally Fit: Moving Through the World
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Presenter: Dori Wilson and Dawn Scott-Raxter
Cost: $15 members, students; $25 non-members;
$45 program + membership, $35 program + student membership
Location: TBD

Did you hear the one about the Extraverted Intuitive’s exercise program?

He goes to the sporting goods store, has a great chat with the sales person, buys all the gear, goes to the gym, joins the club, has a great meeting with the personal trainer, makes a connection with everyone in the club. Unfortunately, he can’t understand why he hasn’t lowered his blood pressure! Or the one about the Introvert who joins the health club but never goes because they only offer “group” exercise classes? There is a story for every type preference on what moves us to move . . . or not! 

This workshop will explore how the body is a tool for type development. Using the elements from a variety of movement forms, participants will discover how the types respond, what intrigues or repels them, and what to do about it. Participation in the program is open to all levels of fitness. Some movement will be demonstrated and guided (movement is optional). Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or mat.

Dori Wilson is a certified Nia technique instructor (Nia is a mind, body, spirit fusion fitness program) and Dawn Scott-Raxter is a Life Coach.
Book Review

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Reviewed by Jan Burke, ENFJ
The Developing Child: Using Jungian Type to Understand Children 
by Elizabeth Murphy 
1992, Consulting Psychologists Press, Inc.
ISBN 0-89106-060-X  

Is doing homework in front of the TV good or bad? Is the answer the same for all children? Does self-esteem develop differently for thinking preference children than it does for feeling preference children? 

Speaking to your heart and mind, Elizabeth Murphy guides you through the framework of the sixteen psychological types to a valley of understanding. Paths abound for developing positive, practical, workable strategies to foster the growth and development of the special children in our lives. Based on years of personal experiences as a licensed school psychologist and a mother of two, Ms Murphy directs us through the maze of normal personality differences. She conscientiously and consistently increases our awareness of the family relationship between parent and child and the school relationship between teacher and student.

                  Dr. Murphy decries any "simple formulae” but I think I found her formula in
                  these 148 pages: 

                  Sensitizing + awareness (16 types) + respect/honor + 
                  encouragement/affirmation = improved adult/child relationships > enhanced 
                  child development.

Her vivid descriptions of complex processes are artfully woven throughout the thirteen chapters, and specific references to each attitude and function are carefully detailed. Addressing the concept of type, Dr. Murphy easily adapts multifaceted ideas for understanding a child. She likens personality development to that of a seed that brings forth a stem, then leaves, then a bud, then a beautiful blossom--perhaps a sunflower.

Children’s success is increased if they and the adults around them become aware of and understand their natural approach, its strengths and what is needed to access those strengths. For example, Dr. Murphy reminds us that "Taking in the World" is the processing of information. She questions: Is the child reorganizing information into holistic/global patterns (Intuitive), or building conclusions based on a sequential organization of information lending itself to a memory chain (Sensing)? But Dr. Murphy does not leave us with just heightened awareness. She carefully directs us to the different kinds of practical help needed for jump-starting an assignment and for successfully completing a task. Children need different kinds of help depending upon how they process information. Albeit each child may come to the same conclusion based on the information they process, nevertheless, their paths to get there are different. 

Ideas flower. Strategies both for Home and School Applications flow throughout the book. Raising questions, Dr. Murphy gently guides us to answers and to a new/renewed respect for the variety of human experience and perceptions.

See also Elizabeth Murphy’s Lecture and Workshop on October 18 – 19.

Book Reviews—If you want to review a book on type for Triangle Type, the chapter will reimburse the cost of the book (up to $25.00). Suggested length: 500-1000 words.

Calendar of Type Related & Member Sponsored Events

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Fall, 2004

Calendar of Type-Related

& Member-Sponsored Events


Title & Presenter

Information, Registration & Cost




7:30 pm

Lecture:  the Tao of Elvis – David Rosen

Jung Society

$40/$15 students 

Chapel Hill: Binkley Baptist Church

Saturday    9/18
10:00 4:00

Workshop:  The Healing Spirit of Haiku – David Rosen

Jung Society

$40/$15 students 

Chapel Hill: Binkley Baptist Church



7:00 – 9:00 pm

Workshop:  Write From the Shadow – Ann Loomis



Duke, Bishop’s House, Rm. 108



Workshop:  The Use of Self as an Instrument of Change – Charles & Edie Seashore


(non-members $145 after Sept. 1st)

UNC, Friday Center




7:00 – 9:00 pm

Workshop:  Find Your Writing Style – Carol Shumate



Duke, Social Sciences 119



7:30 pm

Lecture:  The Holy Longing – Connie Zweig

Jung Society

$40/$15 students 

Chapel Hill: Binkley Baptist Church


10/16  10:00—4:00

Workshop: Incorporating the Shadow – Connie Zweig

Jung Society

$40/$15 students 

Chapel Hill: Binkley Baptist Church

Send Us Your Events!
A perk of membership in the RTP/APT chapter is the free posting of member-sponsored events in the Calendar of Type-Related and Member-Sponsored Events. We offer this calendar as a networking aid to our members. Send information to the editors.

The Light Side of Type

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Submitted by Jim Buie
Editor’s note: The reason why Sensing and Intuition are two ends of one scale on the MBTI® is because they are diametrically opposed to one another. To the Sensate the Intuitive has his or her head the clouds with their grandiose ideas. To the Intuitive, the Sensate is a ‘stick in the mud’ with their attention to detail. The following vignette is a good example. It is an MBTI® take off of “Who’s on First?” by that famous team of Abbott and Costello.


Abbott: Super Duper computer store. May I help you?
Costello: Thanks. I’m setting up an office in my den and I'm thinking about buying a computer.
Abbott: Mac? 
Costello: No, the name's Lou.
Abbott: Your computer?
Costello: I don't own a computer. I want to buy one.
Abbott: Mac? 
Costello: I told you, my name's Lou.
Abbott: What about Windows?
Costello: Why? Will it get stuffy in here?
Abbott: Do you want a computer with Windows?
Costello: I don't know. What will I see when I look in the windows? 
Abbot: Wallpaper.
Costello: Never mind the windows. I need a computer and software.
Abbot: Software for Windows?
Costello: No. On the computer! I need something I can use to write proposals, track expenses and run my business. What have you got? 
Abbott: Office.
Costello: Yeah, for my office. Can you recommend anything? 
Abbott: I just did.
Costello: You just did what?
Abbott: Recommend something.
Costello: You recommended something?
Abbott: Yes. 
Costello: For my office?
Abbott: Yes. 
Costello: OK, what did you recommend for my office?
Abbott: Office.
Costello: Yes, for my office!
Abbott: I recommend Office with Windows.
Costello: I already have an office with windows! OK. Let’s just say I'm sitting at my computer and I want to type a proposal. What do I need?
Abbott: Word. 
Costello: What word?
Abbott: Word in Office.
Costello: The only word in office is office.
Abbott: The Word in Office for Windows.
Costello: Which word in office for windows?
Abbott: The Word you get when you click the blue "W".


Abbott: Super Duper Computer Store, may I help you.
Costello: Can I watch movies on the Internet?
Abbott: Yes, you want Real One.
Costello: Maybe a real one, maybe a cartoon. What I watch is none of your business. Just tell me what I need!
Abbott: Real One.
Costello: f it's a long movie I also want to see reel 2, 3 & 4. Can I watch them?
Abbott: Of course.
Costello: Great! With what?
Abbott: Real One.
Costello: OK, I'm at my computer and I want to watch a movie. What do I do? 
Abbott: You click the blue "1".
Costello: I click the blue one what?
Abbott: The blue "1".
Costello: Is that different from the blue w?
Abbott: The blue "1" is Real One and the blue "W" is Word. 
Costello: What word?
Abbott: The Word in Office for Windows.
Costello: But there are three words in "office for windows"! 
Abbott: No, just one. But it's the most popular Word in the world.
Costello: It is?
Abbott: Yes, but to be fair, there aren't many other Words left. It pretty much wiped out all the other Words out there.
Costello: And that word is real one?
Abbott: Real One has nothing to do with Word. Real One isn't even part of Office.
Costello: STOP! Don't start that again. What about financial bookkeeping? You have anything I can track my money with?
Abbott: Money. 
Costello: That's right. What do you have?
Abbott: Money. 
Costello: I need money to track my money?
Abbott: It comes bundled with your computer.
Costello: What's bundled with my computer?
Abbott: Money. 
Costello: Money comes with my computer?
Abbott: Yes and at no extra charge.
Costello: I get a bundle of money with my computer? How much? 
Abbott: One copy.
Costello: Isn't it illegal to copy money?
Abbott: Microsoft gave us a license to copy money.
Costello: They can give you a license to copy money?
Abbott: Why not? THEY OWN IT!


Abbott: Super Duper computer store. May I help you?
Costello: How do I turn my computer off?
Abbott: Click on "START.”
Discover Your Archetypes

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From Toronto, APT International Conference, July 23, 2004

Descriptions of the Archetypes


Carol S. Pearson and Hugh K. Marr





Optimism, hope, trust, faith, simple virtue

Naiveté, childish dependence, denial, obliviousness


Realism, resilience, interdependence, empathy

Cynicism, tendency to be victim or victimizer, arrogance


Discipline, courage, determination, skill

Fear of impotence leading to ruthlessness, arrogance


Community, nurturance, compassion, generosity

Martyrdom, enabling others, co-dependence, guilt-tripping


Autonomy, ambition, identity, expanded possibilities

Inability to commit, chronic disappointment, alienation and loneliness


Passion, commitment, enthusiasm, sensual pleasure

Objectifying others, romance or sex addictions, out of control sexuality


Metamorphosis, revolution, capacity to let go

Doing harm to self and others, out of control anger, terrorist tactics


Creativity, vision, skill, aesthetics, imagination

Self-indulgence, poverty, creating messes, prima donna behaviors


Responsibility, sovereignty, control, system savvy

Rigidity, controlling behaviors, an attitude of entitlement, elitism


Transformative, catalytic, or healing power

Manipulation of others, disconnection from reality, cultist guru behavior


Wisdom, non-attachment, knowledge, skepticism

Overly critical, pomposity, impracticality, lack of feeling or empathy


Humor, life lived in the moment, exuberant joy

Debauchery, irresponsibility, sloth, cruel jokes, con artistry

Reproduced by permission of the publisher from Introduction to Archetypes, copyright 2002 Carol S. Pearson and Hugh K. Marr. Further reproduction prohibited without express permission of the publisher, Center for Applications of PsychologicalType, Gainesville, FL.

Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicator™ and PMAI™ are trademarks of 
Carol S. Pearson and Hugh K. Marr in the United States and other countries.
  Organizational Team Culture Indicator™ and OTCI™ are trademarks of Carol S. Pearson in the United States and other countries.

Click on "Discover Your Archetypes" at



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Dear Typie

  By Walter R. Smith, INFJ

Send your type-related questions and problems to “Dear Typie” and see them answered by a certified type practitioner, in consultation with other experts, in the next newsletter. Be sure to indicate your type and the type of the person(s) involved (if known).
Dear Typie,

As an "E" and "N", I find myself "talking out loud” and using more words than the people listening to me really need to hear. Not only do I fear that I have this effect on others, but I even feel it myself at times toward other "E's." How can I do a better job of editing myself so that I am less wordy?
        —Extraverted Moi

Dear Extraverted Moi,

       Talking too much is often an occupational hazard for E’s. Introverts have the opposite problem of not talking enough. I’m reminded of Renee Zellweger’s comment to Tom Cruise at the end of the movie, “Jerry Maguire.” Tom plays a classic extravert who comes knocking on Renee’s door to beg her to take him back. When she appears, he immediately launches into a lengthy explanation of his psyche. Finally, she shushes him and says: “You had me at ‘Hello.’” 

       Never argue after you’ve won your point. There is an old principle in science call Occam’s Razor. Occam was a 12th century monk who said that we need not prove something beyond that which is necessary to prove it. For example, to prove the sky is blue you just have to look at the sky. You don’t have to do a spectral analysis of the atmosphere. Less is often more.

         I have consulted with my resource people and we have 5 specific suggestions:  

1) Analyze - Before important conversations, use your extraverted thinking (Te) function (for ENFP’s it’s the third function and for ENTP’s it’s the sixth) to write down all the things you want to say. Then analyze logically exactly what you need to say to get your point across and no more

2) Question - To really be persuasive, you must first identify the other person’s issues or concerns. Beginning with a question is not only gracious but allows you to understand how to frame your own statement so that it will be heard. And of course, it gives you a chance to notice the other person’s type and to use language appropriate to that type.

3) Restrict - Whittle down your points to no more than three. When communicating with Sensing types especially, start with: "Three things you need to know about X are . . . “ That keeps them interested until the third item, and forces you to keep it down to three.  Then they get a chance to speak, and ask questions if necessary.  If you keep a conversation balanced (each person talks the same amount) you are less likely to irritate people.

4) Practice – Converse with your mirror and say only what you need to. One of my resource people suggests that you could have a “thinking session” with a willing partner. The partner’s job is only to listen. This will help you to clarify your thinking.

5) Pause - If you don’t have time to practice, count to ten before giving an answer to any question. If you are in a meeting, monitor the less talkative people and check in with them during a conversation.  Also, monitor yourself and the other extraverts for those times when exciting topics launch you all into the stratosphere of energy and possibility. Enjoy the energy, and then come down and calmly summarize what just happened.

Remember, too, that Introverts need time to process so checking in with them in the heat of the discussion may just annoy them as they may not have had enough time to process the thoughts enough to share them.  You might consider revisiting issues ostensibly “to see if other thoughts on the topic have emerged,” either at the end of a meeting or at a subsequent meeting.
MBTI In The News

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Can Your Personality Get You Fired?

By Kate Lorenz, Editor

MSN Careers Editor Kate Lorenz discusses a growing trend in the use of personality assessment tools, and especially the MBTI. She cites a Harvard University study that found that, “for every dismissal based on failure to perform, there are two dismissals due to personality and communication problems.” She then discusses the growing use of psychological diagnostic tools by businesses. According to Lorenz, “the MBTI endures because it does a great job of improving team relations by pointing out differences between how personality "types" perceive and process information.” To see the full article click here 

[submitted by Neill Clark]
President's Corner

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By Carol Linden, ENFP

Thanks to the local chapter and to my employer, I was able to go to the APT International Conference in Toronto in July and receive two days of training, two days of pre-conference events, and two days of sessions. I return to you renewed and revitalized. And, I believe even more strongly that I plan to use type to help people until I go to my grave. I may retire from corporate America at some point, but I plan never to retire from loving and teaching about type. 

If you’ve never spent six days surrounded by people who are passionate about type, let me tell you it’s an incredible experience, and I feel terribly blessed. On a purely practical note, I gained insights about how to structure presentations to help us learn to see people of different types in a very vivid and impactful way (look for an upcoming program on this!). I attended a session by Leona Haas that has helped me see “type opposites” in a totally new light by looking at which functions we introvert and which ones we extrovert. Looked at in this way, the opposites are not ENFP and ISTJ but ENFP and ENFJ. (If you are intrigued, we may consider an upcoming program on this, as well.) And on a final point, I attended a session on Interaction Styles and Virtual Working that has resulted in my looking into how to interweave type into the virtual management and virtual teaming program that I manage. So, the rewards are not only personal, they are bottom-line to what I can offer the chapter and what I can offer my employer.

In addition to classes and conference sessions, I was also able to attend an APT leadership dinner and workshop. Our chapter had four people (myself, Mary Charles Blakebrough, Carol Shumate, and Walter Smith) at that workshop, so you were all well-represented, and we had a wonderful opportunity to both share our successes and learn from the successes of other chapters. Somehow I found myself volunteering to help the local chapters share “best practices,” so that we can all learn from each other and maximize our opportunities for being successful in our efforts to produce programs and expand learning. (I do not know how this “volunteering” on my part happened. Mary Charles, Carol, and Walter somehow failed to protect me from myself. I will have to speak with them about that.)

Seriously, one of the insights I had was how important activities are at the local chapter level. It is our duty and obligation to help practitioners learn and grow, using the instrument ethically and more and more effectively. That’s where it really happens — at the ground level, between an MBTI practitioner and his or her clients, whether one-on-one or one-on-many. That’s where effective use of the instrument helps create change and empowers people to be more effective in understanding themselves and working with others. And that’s where the work of the local chapters is — to serve practitioners in their growing and learning about the instrument. 

In service of this goal, in addition to continuing to plan programs, the board is planning a retreat in October , a visioning workshop where we will aim to break out of our boxes to see just how else we can serve the practitioners in the local chapter and even in the region. If you have ideas to share, please feel free to contact me or any of the board members. We welcome your insights and your ideas.

One of the new goals that I became aware of is to serve local members in their pursuit of certification. In the future, we need to offer programs that will contribute toward certification. I will work with the region and APT international to see just how we can best do that. 

I hope to see many of you at one of the two Elizabeth Murphy events on October 18th or 19th. Please feel welcome to speak to me and share your ideas and insights and needs for continued training.. In the meantime, to quote Otto Kroeger, “Happy Type-watching to you!”
RTP/APT Authors:  New Books and Articles by Chapter Members

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Do you have a book or other publication out this year? Send us the information, along with your dues check for 2004-5

Partnering With Other Types, J. Kenneth Boggs, INFJ
Paper, $11.50 available here
When two people interact, their interaction can be described, in part, as a combination of two psychological types. There are 256 unique sets of these interactions (162). This book explores all of these interactions, moves onto the results produced during the interaction, and suggests ways to obtain more from the interaction. Satisfying interactions are possible even with those whom we previously had great difficulty enjoying. Much of our difficulty is created by the diversity we encounter and our naïve approach in handling this diversity. This book lifts the shroud of our ignorance on these subjects.  

Getting The Most Out Of Teams, J. Kenneth Boggs, INFJ
Paper, $11.50 available here
American business asks its employees to work and thrive in teams. Yet American education does little to teach how to be successful in a team -- in fact, it often punishes cooperation and collaboration as cheating. There are six skills which determine how effectively team members will interact and experience a positive experience of being on the team. As Al Pacino said in the first Godfather movie, “…let me make you an offer you can’t refuse…” for within this book you will find team member skills and leadership skills distilled to their essence.  

An Exploration of Show, Don’t Tell in Education,” APT Bulletin, Spring 2004, 
pp. 9-11, by Carol Shumate, ENFP.  

Left Behind,” APT Bulletin, forthcoming in Fall 2004, by Ann Loomis, ESFP, and 
Carol Shumate, ENFP.

RTP/APT Membership Notices

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Become A Member or Renew Your Membership
Send a check payable to APT/RTP to Elizabeth Wolgin at:
APT/RTP Membership
Elizabeth Wolgin
12 Dorset Place
Durham, NC  27713 Regular - $30 _____ Student - $20 _____ (School: ________________________)
If you have questions concerning your APT/RTP membership, contact Elizabeth Wolgin, 919-361-9988 (H) or Note: An auto-reply will inform you that Elizabeth Wolgin is currently on maternity leave from Cisco Systems, but she will receive the email.
Perks of Membership

  • Post your events on the Calendar of Type-Related & Member-Sponsored Events.
  • Get your books and/or articles mentioned in Triangle Type.
  • Network at our programs.
  • Get low prices on all chapter-sponsored programs.

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RTP-APT Member Achievements

• To Mary Charles Blakebrough, Winner of the Excellence in Chapter Leadership Award at Toronto APT International Conference - These 11 individuals from the US and Canada were honored for having made consistent and dedicated contributions to APT at the chapter level and have displayed ongoing leadership serving their chapters and APT.
• To Carol Shumate, selected to be Interest Area Consultant for Education by APT National.
• To Ann Loomis, outgoing IAC, for presenting the Education Symposium at Toronto APT International Conference, titled: 
“Show, Don’t Tell.”
How To Publish in Triangle Type

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If you write an article for the RTP/APT newsletter this is what you will get:
  • Publication in one of the best and most attractive online newsletters in the Type Community with a circulation of over 200 in North Carolina and throughout the country. The newsletter is sent to APT Central as well as to other chapters. And since it is on the internet it is accessible to others.
  • The services of two excellent editors who will help you write the best article possible. This is like getting a mini writing course for free.
  • Name recognition and the ability to contribute in a significant way to the understanding of Type.
Here are the areas of the newsletter we use each month:

The Light Side of Type—a story, can be humorous, of how different types relate to each other. Suggested length 500 words.

Book Reviews—the RTP chapter has the policy that if you want to review a book on Type the chapter will reimburse you the cost of the book (up to $25.00). Suggested length: 500-1000 words.

Reviews of Workshops sponsored by RTP. Suggested length: up to 2000 words.

Articles on different Type subjects—you get to choose the subject and tell us ways you use type in your work or write about a specific type program you have used. Suggested length: up to 2000 words.

The Newsletter is published four times a year in October, January, March, and May or thereabouts.

How it all works...  

1. Send an email to Walter R. Smith  and tell him what you want to write.

2. He will reply and tell you when we can use the article and when to submit it.

3. When your article is received it will be edited and sent back to you. If you agree with the edited copy, fine. If you don’t, tell us and we will work with you to make the article what you want it to be.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Qualifying Training s Coming 
To The Triangle!

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Are you interested in becoming qualified to purchase, administer, and interpret the MBTI®?

Two training programs are coming to the Sheraton Raleigh Capital Center Hotel in November, one qualifying training and one advanced training:


APT Qualifying Program
Date: Monday, November 8 through Thursday, November 11
Trainer:  Karen Keefer.
Registration deadline:  Monday, September 27th (6 weeks in advance)
Cost:  $885 APT members; $1,055 non-APT members


Advance Application Program: "Type and Conflict Management" 
Date:  Friday, November 12, 2004
Trainer: Sondra VanSant.
Registration deadline:  Friday, October 15th (4 weeks in advance)
Cost:  $260 APT members; $285 non-APT members

Location of both trainings:

Sheraton Raleigh Capital Center Hotel
421 S. Salisbury St .
Raleigh , NC

To register, click here.

For more information, visit or call 847/375-4717.

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RTP/APT Newsletter produced by Tricia Weston