September 2021 marks the 70th anniversary of the Birkman Method. It also marks the 8th anniversary of my certification as a Birkman consultant. I’m proud and pleased to be part of the Birkman community and to help expand the method’s reach to a broad range of individuals living in New York and the surrounding area as well as in other U.S. cities.
In the 1940s, Dr. Roger Birkman was shot down as a B-17 pilot, landing in Nazi territory. Once he escaped, he returned to the U.S. determined to understand human behavior. Driven by his war-time experiences where individual differences in visual and interpersonal perceptions visibly impacted pilot performance and learning, Dr. Birkman innovated The Birkman Method in 1951. Learn more