Perception and Biases – How they work together to create your reality
I’ve been fascinated with the concept of perception since I can remember. How does it happen that two people can be in the same place, see the same thing, and come away with two different versions of what happened?Read More
Self-Awareness—Your Mental Well-being Depends On It!
In all of our teaching programs about Perceptual Style, we strive to provide specific, practical application actions as well as information-rich content. The combination enhances the learning process.Read More
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 in Perceptual Style are often at the core of conflict. However, Perceptual Style differences are not the only contributor to conflict – in some situations, style differences may not be the most important.Read More
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 validation as they recognize themselves in the description of their Perceptual Style.Read More
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 a mission to save the future. I really enjoyed it, but I must admit I enjoy just about any film with Ryan Reynolds in it.Read More
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 feeling about someone. The long-drawn-out question and answer process of interviews can be tedious, and it can also leave you with inconclusive results.Read More
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 "Fireman" or "Policeman". It was with relief that I would realize I had gotten away again as, with satisfied smiles, people would say, "That will make your father and mother so proud!"Read More