Author Archive for: ‘William Bergquist’
I Don’t Want No Bad News – but I am Curious about This News: Our Polarized Reactions to Negative Feedback
I suggest that there is often a polarity operating when we are faced with the prospect of receiving negative feedback
The increasing density of human population is not simply a matter of population growth, it also has to do with a remarkable dynamic that is to be found in most systems—what many theorists now label the strange attractor phenomenon.
In this essay I identify several ways in which this transformation can take place in a closely=held enterprise through specific acts of appreciation.
There is the need for our body to adjust to a time zone change. Even the one-hour shift from standard to daylight savings time can produce sleep-related problems.
We observe an important shift from the social/political system in our third assumptive world to the medical system in the fourth world.
Those practitioners who (1) help to bring about a specific change in the client system, (2) are advocates of, but do not initiate, a specific change in the system, (3) advocate no specific change but begin with the assumption that change in the system is required, and (4) neither advocate a specific change nor begin with the assumption that the system needs to change.