Category Archives: Perception

Are you solving problems or creating new ones?

Have you ever solved a problem for someone and instead of saying “thanks” the other person reacts with hurt feelings, leaving you baffled as to why they told you the problem in the first place? Advertisements

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When Everyone is Right, Who’s Wrong?

Recently a friend of mine who runs a retail business asked me to look over an email exchange that he had with one of his suppliers. My friend had produced a marketing campaign that the supplier felt was an attack … Continue reading

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What to Do, What to Be – An Activity’s Dilemma

“What do you want to be?” A common question asked by solicitous adults of bewildered children throughout their early years. I always solved the problem by jumping on my parent’s bandwagon. “A Doctor!” I would proclaim boldly and realize I … Continue reading

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Why Change Efforts Often Fail

The 2012 general election is behind us and if your party won, you are feeling excited about the changes a second term for Obama will bring about. “Now he will be able to really make some changes!” If your party … Continue reading

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Business and Relationships: When Everyone is Right, Who’s Wrong?

Not long ago, a friend of mine – let’s call him Tom – asked me to look over an email exchange he’d had with one of his suppliers. You see, Tom owns a retail business, and he had recently produced … Continue reading

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Shared Perception: The Ongoing Shift

Usually when I sit down to write an article about perception, it is to highlight the ways perception differs from person to person. These differences are, after all, at the heart of what I am most passionate about professionally. Recently, … Continue reading

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The Benefit of the Doubt: How Perception Can Make All the Difference

I receive a lot of interesting and entertaining emails from friends of mine. Some I delete, and others I pass along. Every now and then, I get one that contains important public service information that should be passed along to … Continue reading

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Psychological Style Theories: What They Are, and Why They Matter

We all know that different people see the world differently. Sometimes we find those differences appealing. At other times, the differences between ourselves and others are an irritating source of conflict. But rarely, in either case, do we take the … Continue reading

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Perceptual Style and Breast Cancer: A Caregiver’s Perspective

One headline that you are not likely to see anytime soon is that an understanding of Perceptual Style Theory (PST) has an impact on the treatment of breast cancer. Admittedly, there is no formal research project being conducted – no … Continue reading

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