Public and Private Presentations
Perception vs Perspective: You didn't hear what I said I meant
A discussion of how we communicate with individuals through the dynamic meaning of our discourse. Learn how the connotation of words becomes distorted through personal filters of each person’s perception and perspective. As we communicate in business environments, the unintentional bias of each person changes their perspective of the dialog and ultimately changes the perception of the conversation. We will discuss how to recognize and objectively assess a situation to identify the common bias that will help guide positive discussions with the intended message and results.
Cognitive and Unconcious Bias
A person who feels they have no bias, has just experienced their first bias. We are primitive creatures at our base and instinnctually categorize people based on known information; often to our detriment. Learners review how the filters we apply contribute to Cognitive and Unconcious Bias through understanding of Emotional, Philosophical, and Intentional drivers.
Communcation in a global culture is difficult, and only becomes more challening as ethnology and culture impact our ability to efffectively communicate. The ability to recognize and appreciate the diversity of each person and how to leverage everyone's talent is the first step to breaking down barriers. This level of emapthy is a learned skill and recognizing our own emotions to Know State.
DiSC - Dominance Influence Steadiness Conscientiousness
DiSC is one of many personality assessments that enable a person to have a deeper insight in theirself. The key is that the assessment to not define you, but give clarity to what you instinctual know about yourself and how you work with others. The discussion support a simple excercise to discover your base style and view those high level qualities to build and improve to Know Self.
A theory of organizing and changing social systems in companies, schools, teams, and social groups. AI was started in late 80’s at Case Western University to focus on social side of organizing, not problem solving. The purpose is to view conflict as opportunity, not as issue, to take away blame and focus on understanding. The discussion shows a practical method to apply the practive in daily interface to improve communication through structured discourse to Know Others.
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