Always Be Open To Learning

Written by Guy Harris


"We should not only use allrepparttar brains we have, but all we can borrow."

- Woodrow Wilson

____________________________________________ Leave it to a child to remind you ofrepparttar 136566 importance of humility andrepparttar 136567 willingness to learn from everyone. One day, my daughter Alexandra was home sick from school. Since she was home, I took her with me when I went to run some errands. That morning, I was working on a piece of business marketing literature. So I took it with me to review at lunch and pencil in a few changes. While we were standing in line to get our lunch, Alexandra noticedrepparttar 136568 paper I was holding and asked to look at it. I thought, "Sure, what does it hurt to make her happy and let her take a look?" I handed herrepparttar 136569 marketing piece and asked her what she thought. Honestly, I just wanted to satisfy her request. I did not expect to learn from her perspective. What followed was amazing. I watched as my eight (almost 9) year old daughter carefully and thoughtfully reviewed what I had developed. She then offered two or three very insightful and helpful comments on what she got fromrepparttar 136570 brochure. To be honest, it never occurred to me to seek input on this piece from my child. I very nearly made a huge mistake.

Characteristics: Creative Types vs Clods!

Written by Michael Dimas

Here are some odds & ends I have observed in creative-expert-genius types:

Direction of motivation: creatives move toward what they want in all areas of their life whilerepparttar clods move away from what they don't want.

Time orientation: creatives look forward to completion. Clods look backward at how they have been unable to do it and assume future is also failure.

Memory management: creatives look toward constructed imagery combiningrepparttar 136565 new withrepparttar 136566 old to create. Clods rely almost exclusively on eidetic imagery ofrepparttar 136567 past for repeat type solutions.

Time distortion: creatives get in a groove and time goes zip. Clods drag out time

Perceptual positions: creatives use a 1-2-3 way of processing info where 1 represents self, 2 is other and 3 is observer. They move in/out of these various frames of reference to gather info not available to any single position. Clods are rarely aware of anything but position 1.

Perceptual roles of dreamer-critic-realist. Creatives remain in dreamer mode for decades and userepparttar 136568 critic role to make dream better andrepparttar 136569 realist mode as final preparation for making dream come true. Clods kill dream almost immediately by allowingrepparttar 136570 critic/realist intorepparttar 136571 show before dream develops enough to have a life of it's own.

Exagerrated sense of worth/potential. Creatives believe they are more capable than their peers or family think. Clods accept limiting beliefs of those around them as accurate.

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