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Helping Others Respond

Helping Others Respond

  • Make your expectations clear and help people understand when and where you expect response rather than immediate reaction.
  • It is hard to encourage or inspire others to respond if you aren’t modeling it yourself.
  • Once you are responding rather than reacting, you are in a better position to coach others based on your experience, citing examples and more.

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  • When you think about how this specific situation fits into your overall goals and objectives it will be easier to respond.
  • The best decisions are informed by a proper balance of facts and emotions.
  • Mentally move into the future and look back to determine...

While responding seems like the prudent choice, in a crisis or emergency situation it may seem that you would logically need to react or operate in a split-second decision mode.

The reality is the best crisis managers are trained and practice a variety of scenarios precisely

  • Am I reacting? Simply asking yourself that question can ground you and give you a quick mental break to perhaps choose differently.
  • You react when you think you don’t have any other option. When you realize that you always have choices, you can remember to consid...

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Reaction And Response

When someone reacts, it is often an emotionally negative response. When someone responds, it is a forward-thinking, progressive-acting answer.

Reacting is often an emotional response that drags you down. Be responsive, forward-thinking, and push yourself to be better as a leader.

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Guiding The Unconscious Mind

You can work with the unconscious to unearth its associations and align them more closely with your values and goals. Doing so, you can tap all the power the unconscious has to offer.

Pause whenever you feel yourself about to react. Take a deep breath, step back and give yourself ...

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Responding

Consider what the most intelligent and compassionate response might be. What can we do that will help our relationship, teach, build a better team or partnership, make the situation better, calm everyone down, including ourselves? 

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