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Saturday, October 24, 2009

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Friday, August 28, 2009

Introducing Job Fit: how to choose the right/write job for your personality

Introducing Job Fit: Don't just find a job, choose the right/write job.

Handwriting Analysis shows your personality. Your personality denotes what type of work you are best suited to, and will most enjoy. So it makes perfect sense that by analyzing your personality you can find the ideal job for you.

Do you lose track of time and space as you concentrate on work? Or do you take in all your surroundings and enjoy and variety of constant interuptions and a busy, even hectic environment?

If your writing is small you prefer to get on with what is in front of you, to shut out distractions, and concentrate.

If your writing is large, you are quite happy to deal with a constantly changing situation, enjoying the coming and going of happenings and would not at all like to be sat down in front of a computer to type, in solitary silence all day.

Does that above right true for you - whether your writing is large or small? Can you relate it to other people you know?

That is just one small item from the many traits that affect how you work and what type of work will suit you best.

We are very excited to introduce a new Ebook: Job Fit and to offer our readers a free sample of what's inside.

If you'd like to find out more about how to choose the best job to fit your personality, visit our website.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Trust and Handwriting Analysis

One of the things most often asked about handwriting analysis is how to tell if someone is trustworthy. Honesty is the most obvious component of trust, but there are several others.

Honesty involves having no loops or hooks in the circle letters, a, o, or the circle parts of d and g.

But it is also necessary to take into account whether or not the writer is so implusive as to act without thinking, and, perhaps, regret it later. Strong emotional impulsive behavior is indicated by a very far right slant. The writer gets caught up in the moment and doesnt' think about what s/he is doing till afterwards.

Someone who rushes through life not really thinking things through, regardless of the slant of their writing, can often do things that make others wonder about them. It is another form of thoughtlessness, and can be identified by writing that has no real form, just a unformed scrawl. (Note: those who write their signatures many times a day may develop this type of signature for speed: their regular writing had to be seen to identify the trait of not thinking things through.)

A widely varied slant within the same line or paragraph of writing indicates emotions that are all over the place. Again, it can result in behavior that is not stable or reliable.
Wondering you can trust someone in a relationship?...

Just have a signature to look at?...

Free article on honesty in handwriting...

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Your "Best" Writing

When people give me writing to analyze they almost always apologize that it is not their "best" writing, and follow up with some reason why.

But I don't want their "best" writing, and neither do you if you are going to be looking for personality traits in the script.

Think of a little child, whom you tell to be on their "best" behavior.

What does that child do?

Assuming they really are trying to be on their best behavior, they will try to behave in the way that they have been taught is the "right" way to behave. This will be what they have been told by parents or teachers.

In succesfully doing so, the child will hide most of his/her natural personality, and show only what s/he has been told is acceptable behavior. If you really want to get to know that child, you want to observe him/her playing, mixing with other kids, and generally being free and open.

The same happens with your best writing.

At some point in your life, you were taught to write. At that point, correct writing was what the teacher wrote on the board, or what was shown in the writing text book. You copied that to the best of your ability to create what was expected of you, and what was considered good writing.

You may or may not at a later time in your life had an interest in good writing. If you did, it was probably because you didn't like the look of yours, or that others were having trouble reading it, so you once more decided to adopt a "best" writing style.

Either way, the chances are that you adopted a style that someone else created and copied it carefully. Whenever you varied from that style, you considered it a mistake, or bad writing. So in your mind, good writing is actually someone else's writing style.

And in analyzing handwriting, obviously, we want the personality of the writer him or herself, not someone else, or (what would actually be the case) partly someone else.

So for analyzing, we want not the best writing, but what I refer to as your "normal scrawl." How you write when you are in a hurry, or just writing a memo to yourself. Your off-camera writing style.

This is where the real you shows through with less influence from others.

So anytime you are analyzing writing, yours or someone else's, make sure it's the writer's "normal scrawl" and keep the "best" writing for thank you letters and official documents.

Find out more about what your writing says about you...

Friday, May 22, 2009

Handwriting analysis and stress reduction

These are stressful times for many of us and we have all probably heard the standard ways of coping with it: exercise, eat right, get enough sleep etc.

But here is a way you may not have thought of ... and it's worth your while to try it because it really does work wonders.

Use your handwriting to reduce your stress.


Take a clean sheet of paper, and a pen you like (or a pencil) and just fill the page with gently flowing "e"s.

Choose your favorite color of paper, felt pen or crayon if your visual.

You cannot be stressed or angry and write soft edged "e"s at the same time, and once this exercise has taken you away from your troubles for a while, it will be easier to look at things objectively and take things more easy.

For more on handwriting analysis...

Friday, April 24, 2009

Get a job with help from your handwriting

When you go for a job interview, or even when you are writing your resume and cover letter, do you know what your soft skills are? Do you know what personal qualities the employer is looking for?

Your writing can help.

You may think you know yourself pretty well, but by examining your handwriting you may find other gifts and strengths you hadn't thought of marketing for the job.

Here are some job applications for personality traits and how to identify them from writing.

The ability to concentrate well on the job in hand: shows in small writing.

Ability to sway others to your point of view with passion, feeling and persuasivieness: your writing will have a far right slant.

Ability to persuade others to your point of view using cool, analytical logic: your writing will be upright, with sharp V formations at the baseline.

Creative, imaginative, always coming up with new ideas: your writing will have large upper loops on l,k,f, h

Good at turning ideas into practicalities, making them work, taking action on them: your writing will show large lower loops on j,y,g,f

Clear thinking: your writing will have no "lead in" strokes on the letters. This traits is a two edged sword. It also means blunt and direct - so not appropriate if extreme diplomacy is required!

Well organized: you will have equally balanced top and bottom to your lower case "f"

Loyalty: you're i-dots will just be round dots, not drawn lines or shapes or jabs.

There are a great many more traits that can be found in handwriting that can help you get a job, or as an employer, help you hire the right person.

It obviously would not be a good idea to claim to the employer you have any particular quality because it shows in your handwriting!

So once you've identified the qualities you want the employer to know about, think back, and come up with real life, true stories of when you used these qualities, and have these ready to offer at the interview.

Here you can find many more traits the employers are looking for.

In tough times, it's the extra something you offer the employer that is likely to get you the job. Know yourself. Know what you can offer. And make sure you tell the employer about it, and the benefits it will bring to him (or her).

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Focus on the Positives

After I have finished a presentation to a group, people always come up and ask me to look at their writing, and I usually give them a 20 second analysis ... a few of the more obvious traits I can see.

I have been doing this for many years, so I know what I can "get away with" and what is not a good idea to mention in this public setting.

I give positive traits, and may give one of the negative traits I have found are acceptable to say.

For example, stubborn is generally considered a negative trait (although many very successful people are stubborn as mules!). Procrastination is another that no-one seems to mind being made public.

So I will list about a dozen or more traits, including one "cheeky" one, like stubborn or procrastiation.

The individual goes back to their friends, who ask "What did she tell you?"

You know what the first, and often the ONLY, thing they will answer?

Yes, you probably guessed it. They will repeat the negative trait, or which ever trait they most disliked hearing. Or, in some cases, the trait they thought should have been present but wasn't!

They are focusing on the negative.

If I don't offer a negative trait, people ASK for one. They are looking for it.

Don't focus on the negative, either in your writing or in your life.

Focus on the positives. Use the positives, nurture them, make them stronger.

What you focus on expands.

Focus on your negatives (again, either in your writing or in your life) and the negatives will expand and fill your life.

So, focus on the positives and watch what they can do to make your life happier and more fulfilling.

Would you like to know what your writing says about your?