Category Archives: Connected Self

A Job is Not Necessarily a “Thing” to “Do”

Normal thought generally fits normal language. In normal language, the subject of a sentence, as in “my job needs me to do X”, is considered to be a person, place or thing. Given that a job isn’t apparently a person … Continue reading

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Right People, Right Place, Right Time with the Right Stuff

It is a matter of common sense that work and productivity go better if the right people are in the right jobs. Too bad common sense stops short of saying how one might go about telling who is the right … Continue reading

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From What Perspective Do They Live?

Many conversations take place without regard to something of central importance. And that missing awareness is regarding the central perspective of the person or people being addressed. If you were talking with a child, you might naturally bring the conversation … Continue reading

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Basics of a Developmental Partnership

This is a tricky topic. My intent is to sketch out a sound relational basis for being in development with someone, or for offering development to someone. What makes outlining a proper relation in that area tricky¬†is that a true … Continue reading

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An Alternate Grammar (for Fulfillment)

If the difference between considering oneself to be a person (a “personhood” orientation) or considering oneself to be a “connected self” (more “a Way of Unfolding Life” — see prior post) has a marked impact on the chances for living … Continue reading

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“Personhood” vs. “Connected Self” — What Kind of “Who” are “You”?

The very idea of “who one is” is fraught with peril. There is almost no good answer in normal conversation — if one’s interest is fulfillment. And many of the answers are downright suppressive, not to mention deeply misleading, as … Continue reading

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