Please review email 59.
Becoming the CEO of our life means that we consciously, deliberately,
and freely choose what we will think, how we will feel, and how we will
While one part of the self may desire to think, feel, and act in a new
manner (aka potential), another part of the self is designed to maintain
old, well conditioned ways of being (aka cow paths).
While one part of the self struggles to seek expression (aka potential),
another part of the self stubbornly refuses change efforts (aka
I have spoken before of the dynamic interplay between social programming
and our innate preferences. In the last email, I suggested that many of
our day to day ways of being are learned, and have posed the question
“was I born with this way of being, or did I learn it?”
You may remember that our innate personality preferences impact:
- our preferred communication style
- our preferred decision-making style
- our preferred change management style
- our preferred conflict management style
When we begin to understand how the subconscious mind learns, and
respect its sequential incremental learning needs (refer to the utensil
drawer and chair exercises as examples) we can explore the interplay
between social programming and our innate personality preferences.
Terri Lee Cooper MSc. RSW