Tag Archive: judger

The 8 Costs of Being Self-Critical


I came up with the distinctions of Learner/Judger mindsets and Learner/Judger questions over 25 years ago and first wrote extensively about them in The Art of the Question, which was published in 1998. Over the years I’ve discovered how deep these distinctions go, how transformative and healing they can be, and how much of a …

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Tips for Wonderful “Learner Holidays”

The holidays are fully upon us! They can be both wonderful and challenging – a recipe with ingredients of joy mixed with stress.  With our families—or even old friends– have you ever marveled that no matter how much progress you’ve made in your life, old patterns tend to mysteriously resurface during the holidays? This happens …

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“Shifting Mindsets: Questions That Lead to Results”

  The Learner Judger material, from Change Your Questions, Change Your Life: 10 Powerful Tools for Life and Work, by Marilee Adams, Ph.D., is featured in the August, 2012 issue of  the Wharton@Work Newsletter, in the Nano Tools for Leaders® section. The Nano Tool, entitled “Shifting Mindsets: Questions That Lead to Results,” introduces the Wharton community to the …

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