Category Archives: Preference for Interaction

The Gift of the Christmas Cookies

One of the traditions I grew up with and is still a part of my holiday season is baking cookies for Santa. I was about 5 years old the first time I remember baking Santa cookies with my mom. The … Continue reading

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Our Book is Live on Amazon

After 30 years of talking about writing a book, we’ve finally done it! Unlock the Power of Your Perception is now live on Amazon in eBook and paperback formats!

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Look for the best in others – it’s good for you!!

Many studies in psychology and sociology demonstrate the reality that human beings wither in isolation and thrive in community. The saying, “No man is an island,” is true. Alone we falter, together we can see and accomplish so much more.

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Negativity Bias

Why are we so quick to see our shortcomings and not our gifts?

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So Many Reasons to be Thankful – including our Book!

As Thanksgiving approaches here in the U.S., I’m even more excited than usual, which is pretty darn excited because Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! Great food, family time, football, no gift hassles – what’s not to like?

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Do Opposites Attract or Repel?

We are all intuitively aware of what we don’t do, and we admire people who can do those things. So, initially, people who seem opposite from us can be incredibly attractive. This is especially true for people with a Perceptual … Continue reading

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And….Getting to Know You

This is my fourth blog in a series of six discussing the challenge of finding and mentoring the right people for our organizations. The interview process is a combination of art and science and often comes down to our gut … Continue reading

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Who Cares About Perception

You should!  Your perception creates your view of reality. Your perception is what forges your natural strengths and determines how you show up in the world. It’s what drives your relationships, influencing who the people are you enjoy and the … Continue reading

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Getting to Know You…. Also

In this blog, I would like to propose that if our third candidate would introduce themselves as follows, we would be able to better determine the impact that this candidate would have on our team: 

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Exciting News

When people discover Perceptual Style Theory, they gain a new awareness of themselves, which is always validating. However, they often feel that applying their new knowledge in a world of people unaware of the theory or Perceptual Style is difficult.

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