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Conflict – is it just a matter of style?

We talk and write a lot about the importance of Perceptual Style in understanding conflict. With good reason! Our Perceptual Style is the most important factor in Perceptual Style Theory (PST) in determining how we see the world. Notably, differences … Continue reading

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The Communication Conundrum

There are hundreds of communication theories, thousands of books on the topic, and millions of articles. You can pursue degrees in communication, choose from thousands of seminars and classes about communication, or engage in philosophical conversations about it with friends, … Continue reading

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Why do we have trouble with limits?

Whenever Lynda-Ross and I train an “Introduction to Perceptual Style Theory (PST)” seminar, there is always a lot of positive energy and excitement as participants discover their Perceptual Style and what it means for them. Most people experience a huge … Continue reading

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What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?

Last weekend I watched The Adam Project on Netflix. If you haven’t seen or heard of it yet, it’s a comedy/action/adventure film about a time-traveling fighter pilot who, after accidentally crash-landing in 2022, teams up with his 12-year-old self in … Continue reading

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And…getting to know you…also

This is my sixth 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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What to Do, What to Do

When I was quite young, I had the usual answers to that common question, “What are you going to be when you grow up.” Since my mother and father were physicians, I would often as not answer “Doctor” rather than … Continue reading

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Would you rather judge or be judged?

My sister and I have had several conversations about judgement lately. The context has been about the detrimental impact to people and communities— how harsh judgement fractures relationships and thwarts connection.

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And…getting to know you too

This is my fifth 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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The If/Then Double Lie

On the first page of our book, Unlock the Power of Your Perception, Lynda-Ross and I point out that no one seeks self-awareness for the sake of self-awareness. People seek self-discovery because they believe that something is wrong, and they … Continue reading

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Thoughts From a Hospital Waiting Room

I spent two days this week in the hospital with my sister. One of her hips got old before its time and just completely wore itself out. So, she had total hip replacement surgery. The surgery went well, and her … Continue reading

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