The New Johari Window #26: Quadrant Three: Alternative Johari Models

The New Johari Window #26: Quadrant Three: Alternative Johari Models

                                SHEILA                                                       KEVIN

We can’t accurately predict, however, whether quad three will increase or decrease in size. Quad Three might grow larger—for Kevin is now able to gather in and acknowledge more accurate information about Sheila. On the other hand, Quad Three might shrink in size, as Kevin throws out most of what he “knows” about Sheila and awaits new information-(probably by interacting with Sheila in new ways and disclosing more information about her in order to test its validity – a move from quad 3 to quad 1).


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William BergquistWilliam Bergquist, Ph.D. An international coach and consultant, professor in the fields of psychology, management and public administration, author of more than 45 books, and president of a graduate school of psychology. Dr. Bergquist consults on and writes about personal, group, organizational and societal transitions and transformations. His published work ranges from the personal transitions of men and women in their 50s and the struggles of men and women in recovering from strokes to the experiences of freedom among the men and women of Eastern Europe following the collapse of the Soviet Union. In recent years, Bergquist has focused on the processes of organizational coaching. He is coauthor with Agnes Mura of coachbook, co-founder of the International Journal of Coaching in Organizations and co-founder of the International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations. His graduate school (The Professional School of Psychology: offers Master and Doctoral degrees in both clinical and organizational psychology to mature, accomplished adults.

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