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Traits Of The Highly-Flexible

Traits Of The Highly-Flexible

  • Confidence: belief in oneself and one’s own judgement and resourcefulness.
  • Tolerance: acceptance of opinions and practices different from one’s own.
  • Empathy: ability to understand and somewhat share the feelings and thoughts of others.
  • Positiveness: having a positive attitude.
  • Respect for others: sincere desire to understand and consider other people’s choices, commitments and needs in relation to yours.

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... is a combination of flexibility, your attitude and willingness to adapt, and versatility, your ability to adapt. 

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  • Subjectiveness: “This is the way it looks to ME.”
  • Bluntness: “That’s a stupid idea!
  • Resistance: “This is the way we’ve always done it.”
  • Single-mindedness: “It’s my goal and nothing else matters.”
  • Unreasonabl...

  • Rigidity: “It’s my way or the highway.
  • Competition with others:I’m smarter, prettier, etc., than you.
  • Discontent: “No, I don’t like it this way. Why can’t we…
  • Unapproachable: “Don’t bother me unless it’s worth m...

  • Resilience: having the emotional strength and knowledge to overcome challenges.
  • Vision: the power to imagine and to be creative.
  • Attentiveness: awareness of elements in the environment. It’s knowing when to act and when not to. It means paying attention t...

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“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change”.

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