Influence / Communication

The New Johari Window: #9 Turbulence

The New Johari Window: #9 Turbulence

The condition of turbulence is perhaps best described by drawing an analogy between postmodern relationships and the complex dynamics of white water streams.

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The New Johari Window: #8 Unpredictability

The New Johari Window: #8 Unpredictability

Many relationships that could be labeled postmodern are poised on the edge of chaos. Chaos is defined here as a state of unpredictability—as a system in which certainty and uncertainty are in interplay with one another.

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The New Johari Window #7: Complexity and the Postmodern Condition

The New Johari Window #7: Complexity and the Postmodern Condition

The postmodern condition suggests that there is a critical need for discernment. We must be careful in choosing the type of feedback we wish to receive and the people from whom we want feedback.

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My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: III. Our Friendship at a Glance

My Friend is a Palestinian Bedouin: III. Our Friendship at a Glance

Our friendship went through all stages and periods that intercultural friendships tend to go through.

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Creating Mental Breakthroughs: Uncomfortable Conversations Can Initiate Positive Change

Creating Mental Breakthroughs: Uncomfortable Conversations Can Initiate Positive Change

Marcia Reynolds, Psy.D. The following case study looks at how the leader initiating the conversation was able to break  through …

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Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships–V. Exploring the Founding Story

Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships–V. Exploring the Founding Story

Founding stories seemed often to match the enduring nature of the partnership itself in terms of interpersonal flexibility and sensitivity, and a mutual appreciation of the special characteristics of each relationship.

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