Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
1Self 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
2Agenda Intro to Self As Instrument What do you bring? Strengths, Weaknesses, Derailers, andGapsMyers-Briggs Type Indicator- RespectingDifferencesManaging conflict
3Concentric Circles Model External ForcesExternal ForcesPersonalInter-PersonalOrganizationalExternal ForcesExternal Forces
4What is an INSTRUMENT? What the purpose of an Self as an InstrumentWhat is an INSTRUMENT? What the purpose of an
11Honoring Our TalentsSkills are learned, but talents come naturally– oftenfrom an early ageTalents are what we most enjoy doing. We may evenlose the sense of time or “hard work” when usingour talentsOur Talents seek expression. We feel a drive toshare and do that which comes naturally to us.Through our Talents we make our greatestcontributions. Our legacy is likely to be associatedwith such contributions.
12Some Hints about Strengths… Others tend to overlook our weaknessesif they respect our strengthsIn the absence of contradictory data,people extrapolate:“ He/She is VERY good in this area, therefore he/shemust be good at everything else.”The “Halo Effect” means that a positiveperception is easily reinforced.
13Potential Derailers A derailer is not just a weakness. It is a weakness that is in the way of our progressand potential contribution.A derailer is weakness that has the potentialto limit our progress in our career as well asother areas of life.No degree of success in other areas cancompensate for a derailer.Sometimes, a derailer can be linked to atalent taken to an extreme.
14Some Hints about Derailers… Others tend to focus on our weaknessesif they undermine the end resultIn the absence of progress, people seedecline:“ He/She has not improved in this area, therefore he/shecannot continue working on this.”The “Horn Effect” means that a negativeperception in one area easily poisons the well.
15Potential DerailersWhat are some of the most critical derailers that could be faced in our work with HELP?
16How do you Hope this Experience will Change You?
17Why use the MBTI? To understand Self Strengths and Weaknesses PreferencesStrengths and WeaknessesTo understand Others:Aware of DifferencesCommunicate EffectivelyWork better as a team
18Psychological Type Theory of personality developed by Swiss Psychologist Carl JungAsserts that differences between peopleresult from inborn preferencesThe natural, preferred way of using one’smind and directing energy; the behavioralhabits that develop as one uses thesepreferences
19Psychological Type Is NOT about skills, intelligence, ability, or technical expertiseIs NOT a psychological evaluation- it’s a toolDoes NOT tell you what you can and cannot doAffirms that people are a lot more than theirpsychological type-environmentcultureeducation and traininginterests and motivation
20The MBTIIdentifies polar opposites (dichotomies) in four areas:The way peoplenaturally prefer to…– direct and get energy– take in information– make decisions– organize their externalworldBy using… – Extraversion or Introversion – Sensing or iNtuition – Thinking or Feeling – Judging or PerceivingThere are NO right or wrong types!!
22Extroversion and Introversion – E&I The ENERGIZING FUNCTION- 2 ways of orienting ourselvesE= Energy directed outward in actionI= Energy directed inward in reflectionE= Seeking stimulation in the outerenvironmentI= Seeking stimulation in the inner
23Orientation of Energy E (Extroverts) I (Introverts) Energized by Outer World Focus on People, Things Active Breadth of Interest Live it, then understand it Interaction OutgoingEnergized by Inner World Focus on thoughts Reflective Depth of Interest Understand it, then live it Concentration Inwardly directed
29Orientation- J&PJ(Judgers)P(Perceivers)Organized Settled Planned Decisive Control one’s life Set Goals SystematicPending Flexible Spontaneous Tentative Let life happen Undaunted by surprise Open to Change