Personality

Harry Stack Sullivan: Energy and Interpersonal Relationships

Harry Stack Sullivan: Energy and Interpersonal Relationships

Harry Stack Sullivan theorized that Personality is manifest in interpersonal situations through interactions and experiences. Sullivan defined Personality as to be a temporal phenomenon which is shaped by the relationships that are shared with other people.

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The New Johari Window #6: Awareness of Self and the Postmodern Condition

The New Johari Window #6: Awareness of Self and the Postmodern Condition

We live in a world of complexity, uncertainty and turbulence that continues to call into question our sense of a coherent self and our sense of a consistent set of interpersonal relationships.

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Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises–VIII. The Participating Entrepreneur

Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises–VIII. The Participating Entrepreneur

The participating entrepreneur draws attention to unacknowledged ideas and competencies in the organization. She appreciates that which already exists and encourages use rather than conservation of existing resources.

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Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises–VII. The Thoughtful Entrepreneur

Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises–VII. The Thoughtful Entrepreneur

The thoughtful executive encourages reflection and leads the organization toward small, incremental changes that can easily be reversed if needed.

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Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises–VI. The Inspiring Entrepreneur

Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises–VI. The Inspiring Entrepreneur

Like many gurus (ranging from Buddha to Jesus) the inspiring entrepreneur often seems to gather people and resources around her without even trying.

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Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises–V. The Assertive Entrepreneur

Theory E²: Working with Entrepreneurs in Closely-Held Enterprises–V. The Assertive Entrepreneur

In many closely-held enterprises, a forceful, clearly focused demonstration of executive authority is not only appropriate but also sorely needed.

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Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships–Essay IV: The New Self and Founding Story

Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships–Essay IV: The New Self and Founding Story

The first myth that we are likely to embrace when we are looking for and establishing an intimate relationship concerns the sense of a “new self”.

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