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1 Self As Instrument Using self as an instrument for change “The world around us is continually in the process of being created anew.” --Trust, Jack Gibb Created by Decision Wise

2 Agenda Intro to Self As Instrument What do you bring?
Strengths, Weaknesses, Derailers, and Gaps Myers-Briggs Type Indicator- Respecting Differences Managing conflict

3 Concentric Circles Model
External Forces External Forces Personal Inter-Personal Organizational External Forces External Forces

4 What is an INSTRUMENT? What the purpose of an
Self as an Instrument What is an INSTRUMENT? What the purpose of an

5 Your Signature Path

6 Who are you? How have your life events made you who you are today?

7 Holons and the “whole” person…

8 What are your Roles?

9 What does it mean to be Authentic?

10 Strengths, Derailers, and Gaps

11 Honoring Our Talents Skills are learned, but talents come naturally– often from an early age Talents are what we most enjoy doing. We may even lose the sense of time or “hard work” when using our talents Our Talents seek expression. We feel a drive to share and do that which comes naturally to us. Through our Talents we make our greatest contributions. Our legacy is likely to be associated with such contributions.

12 Some Hints about Strengths…
Others tend to overlook our weaknesses if they respect our strengths In the absence of contradictory data, people extrapolate: “ He/She is VERY good in this area, therefore he/she must be good at everything else.” The “Halo Effect” means that a positive perception is easily reinforced.

13 Potential Derailers A derailer is not just a weakness. It is a
weakness that is in the way of our progress and potential contribution. A derailer is weakness that has the potential to limit our progress in our career as well as other areas of life. No degree of success in other areas can compensate for a derailer. Sometimes, a derailer can be linked to a talent taken to an extreme.

14 Some Hints about Derailers…
Others tend to focus on our weaknesses if they undermine the end result In the absence of progress, people see decline: “ He/She has not improved in this area, therefore he/she cannot continue working on this.” The “Horn Effect” means that a negative perception in one area easily poisons the well.

15 Potential Derailers What are some of the most critical derailers that could be faced in our work with HELP?

16 How do you Hope this Experience will Change You?

17 Why use the MBTI? To understand Self Strengths and Weaknesses
Preferences Strengths and Weaknesses To understand Others: Aware of Differences Communicate Effectively Work better as a team

18 Psychological Type Theory of personality developed by Swiss
Psychologist Carl Jung Asserts that differences between people result from inborn preferences The natural, preferred way of using one’s mind and directing energy; the behavioral habits that develop as one uses these preferences

19 Psychological Type Is NOT about skills, intelligence, ability, or
technical expertise Is NOT a psychological evaluation- it’s a tool Does NOT tell you what you can and cannot do Affirms that people are a lot more than their psychological type- environment culture education and training interests and motivation

20 The MBTI Identifies polar opposites (dichotomies) in four areas: The way people naturally prefer to… – direct and get energy – take in information – make decisions – organize their external world By using… – Extraversion or Introversion – Sensing or iNtuition – Thinking or Feeling – Judging or Perceiving There are NO right or wrong types!!

21 MBTI-Your Type

22 Extroversion and Introversion – E&I
The ENERGIZING FUNCTION- 2 ways of orienting ourselves E= Energy directed outward in action I= Energy directed inward in reflection E= Seeking stimulation in the outer environment I= Seeking stimulation in the inner

23 Orientation of Energy E (Extroverts) I (Introverts)
Energized by Outer World Focus on People, Things Active Breadth of Interest Live it, then understand it Interaction Outgoing Energized by Inner World Focus on thoughts Reflective Depth of Interest Understand it, then live it Concentration Inwardly directed

24 Direction of Focus

25 Perceiving Function- S&N
S (Sensors) N (Intuitors) Facts Data Detail Reality-based Actuality Here and now Utility Meanings Associations Possibilities Hunches, Speculation Theoretical Future Fantasy

26 Perceiving Function- S&N
How do we take in information? Sensing INtuition

27 Judging Function- T&F T (Thinkers) F (Feelers) Analysis Objective Logic Impersonal Critique Reason Criteria Sympathy Subjective Humane Personal Appreciate Values Circumstances

28 Coming to a Conclusion…

29 Orientation- J&P J(Judgers) P(Perceivers) Organized Settled Planned Decisive Control one’s life Set Goals Systematic Pending Flexible Spontaneous Tentative Let life happen Undaunted by surprise Open to Change

30 Where’s the Gift?

31 SARA-The Natural Feedback Response

32 Feedback- Redirecting and Reinforcing

33 Reinforcing and Redirecting Feedback

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