Creating a Learner Habit

The way that any mindset approach and creating a Learner habit will work for you is to purposefully practice it every day. Whenever you feel like the busyness of life derails you, the solution is simple: give yourself grace, take a deep breath, look at the Choice Map, find yourself on it, and ask yourself …

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How Mindset Can Impact Us and Others

Have you ever walked into a meeting room and immediately felt tense, edgy, or nervous? Have you experienced an immediate feeling of peace in a spa lobby, library, or when you walk through the door at the end of the day? While physical environment—lighting, size, temperature, noise level, and smells—can play a role in how …

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How Mindset Awareness Can Influence Learner Living

Mindset awareness may be a trend right now, but I’ve been teaching and training deep mindset work for over 30 years and mindset awareness affects every aspect of how you think, listen, and speak, moment by moment. What is a mindset? My definition of mindset is the set of beliefs and assumptions we hold about …

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Conversations Worth Having and Appreciative Inquiry: An Interview with Jackie Stavros and Cheri Torres

Hi Everybody! Jackie Stavros and Cheri Torres were my guests on my for this special July Facebook Live conversation. They are co-authors of a wonderful new book, Conversations Worth Having: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Fuel Productive and Meaningful Engagement. The enthusiastic preface is by David Cooperrider of the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry …

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Mindsets & Questioning

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Every coach knows that the questions we ask clients largely determine coaching success. We intuitively understand that “a question not asked is a door not opened.”1 But how confident, comfortable and skillful are we at coming up with those seemingly magical questions? How intuitive are we at predictably generating questions that cause clients to stop …

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The Spirit and Discipline of Organizational Inquiry

  The Spirit and Discipline of Organizational Inquiry Asking Questions for Organizational Breakthrough and Transformation Marilee C. Goldberg Adams, Ph.D Originally Written in 1998 When leaders, managers, and organizations recognize the true power of inquiry and take advantage of question-centered methodologies, they set a dynamic course for organizational excellence and competitive advantage. However, many are not fully …

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“The Chief Question Officer® Advantage” in Brain Capital

The most talented leaders and managers are successful not because they have quick answers but because they ask constructive questions of themselves and others, thereby creating inquiring cultures. Effective questioning can be the difference that makes the difference for building a positive, innovative, and productive corporate culture. Getting the “right” answers means starting with the …

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