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The Secret to Life in 2 Words | High Existence

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Who knew that the secret to life could be summed up in two words? :)

This oh-so-simple two-word mantra can impact your life more so than any other. I've alluded to it in many ways across past posts but never in a direct way way as this.
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Want to be a Hero in Business? My Answers to Your Questions

Want to be a Hero in Business? My Answers to Your Questions | All About Coaching | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I wrote about the idea of being your own hero: How can you take control of the narrative of your life to solve problems and achieve your ultimate goals. Readers had lots of comments —
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Are You A Unilateral Control Freak?

Are You A Unilateral Control Freak? | All About Coaching | Scoop.it
“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?”

 

“Life transforming” is how I would call Chris Argyris's seminar at Harvard. (...) Chris discovered tha tmanagers operate according to one of two models: unilateral control or mutual learning. Managers who practice unilateral control assume that they are right and anyone that disagrees with them is wrong; mutual learners assume that diverse perspectives may be valid and worth exploring. Chris found that all managers he studied operated according to the unilateral control model. It took some serious deprogramming and skill building to switch to the mutual learning model.

 

Ariana Amorim's insight:

Do you know the "Unilateral Control Model" and the "Mutual Learnig Model"? Are the majority of your interactions at work unilateral control or mutual learnig? Find out...

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The Mental Shift That Can Change Everything at Work, And Beyond

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“Sorry I’m late. Traffic was awful!"

How many of your meetings start with this lame excuse? You know it’s a cop-out, yet an irrepressible urge makes you take the easy way out

 

In Control versus Out of Control

There are two types of causes: those within and those beyond your control. You have a choice about where to focus. The latter makes you look innocent. You are not to blame. The former makes you powerful. It is your “response-ability.” Being “response-able” means focusing on what you can do to respond to a challenge. It’s about taking ownership, rather than assigning blame and playing the innocent victim.

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