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Listening Biases: How Influencers Unwittingly Restrict Possibilities
Monday, 20 Sep, 2021
Listening Biases: How Influencers Unwittingly Restrict Possibilities

Do you enter conversations to listen for what will confirm your assumptions? Do you assume the responses to your questions provide an accurate representation of the full fact pattern – ‘good’ data – on which to base your follow-on questions? Do you assume your history of similar topics topics gives you a more elevated understanding of […]

Resolving Unconscious Bias
Monday, 13 Sep, 2021
Resolving Unconscious Bias

Our biases have been developed through the stories of our lives. From birth, our parent’s beliefs become part of our unconscious, very personal, ecosystem; the cultural norms of our youth create our habits, behaviors, and identity; the schools we attend or the gangs we join introduce us to the way our

Addressing Diversity Through Listening
Monday, 3 May, 2021
Addressing Diversity Through Listening

Diversity is vital, yet often difficult to attain due to barriers of communication and biases, making assimilation complicated.

The Noise of Subjectivity: how our personal biases shape and restrict our worlds
Monday, 12 Apr, 2021
The Noise of Subjectivity: how our personal biases shape and restrict our worlds

What if most of our viewpoints, interpretations and assumptions are so unconsciously biased that we

Assumptions: Why being right is wrong
Monday, 18 Jan, 2021
Assumptions: Why being right is wrong

While researching my book What? I discovered that when listening to others, we naturally assume we understand what’s meant and don’t question that

Do We Forget Our Values With ‘Different’ People?
Monday, 16 Nov, 2020
Do We Forget Our Values With ‘Different’ People?

By any standards, I’m considered successful. A NYTimes bestselling author of 9 books, an inventor and