In this week’s video blog our expert guide, Don Hadley, discusses the value of being open minded to new ways of doing things, new information, and new experiences. People with hardening of the categories may have:
– HIGH education but LOW experience (e.g. PhD’s with limited real world jobs)
– HIGH experience and capabilities with resistance to new ways of doing things.
The biggest obstacle we face as guides and as leaders are those individuals who are not open minded. Many times those individuals with high experience find it difficult to focus on any data that is not relatable, causing them to be close minded.
Some things to consider the next time you are faced with hardening of the categories:
If you want help preventing hardening of the categories, give our expert guides a call at 800-786-4332 or email JSabatini@AppliedVisionWorks.com. Your success is in plain sight. It just takes determination and action and only takes 30 minutes to get started!