Interpersonal Skills

Change Management Considerations: Epilogue – Putting It All Together

By Jim Stanton / September 1, 2021 /

Effective change management absolutely requires us to cut loose our curiosity. Our curiosity must be extreme. Our curiosity must be continuous. Situational awareness must be uppermost.

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Critical Thinking – Asking Why?

By Jim Stanton / August 23, 2021 /

Critical thinking is the disciplined process of formulating information by observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, and communication. The critical thinking process drives mindfulness – the activities of conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating information as a guide to belief and action. Without critical thinking, beliefs and actions are misguided, senseless, thoughtless, unmindful – not at all in concert with real situations.

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Learning Styles – Potential Show Stoppers

By Jim Stanton / August 18, 2021 /

We are always learning.  Every time we do something there are different nuances that we notice, adjust for, and add to our knowledge and skills sets. We have preferences as to how we learn. When forced into a learning situation that conflicts with our personal learning style, Self-2 starts up the chemical factory and we become less efficient.

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Behavior Flexing – The Platinum Rule

By Jim Stanton / August 9, 2021 /

The key to effective relationships and successful communications, from the Behavior Style point of view, is to eliminate the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” and embrace the Platinum Rule: “Do unto others as they would have you do unto them.”

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