Something that we have used in our company quite a bit is learning about Emotional Intelligence and learning more about ourselves and our teammates by using the DISC profile and assessment. Each individual is filtered into one of four categories a D (dominant) an I (influence), an S (steadfastness) and C (contentiousness). Most people are […]Read more "Emotional Intelligence – DISC D"
Collaboration and support are such a cornerstone to everything I believe in, not only within the program that I oversee, but in the overarching community of Early Childhood Education. I am excited to continue on to my last four courses for my Masters program and through the end of the year, really focus on myself […]Read more "Collaboration"
The final stages of a group are something I’ve never really considered before now. I always just kind of thought of two groups of people – ones in my life and ones that are not, no matter what groups they “belonged” to within my life. I’m well-versed in building a team, selecting a team, growing […]Read more "Final Stages of a Group"
Previously we were asked to not only evaluate how we feel about our perception of our communication and listening skills but also get some honest feedback from others on how they perceive our communication and listening. In my own assessment of my skills, my results showed that I scored low in my anxiety regarding communication. […]Read more "Communication Evaluation"
Getting back on track after sorting things out in my day-to-day life. The exhaustion, doctors appointments and inability to concentrate on a darn thing is passing and I’m getting back to being the busy, crazy life I’m used to. I will be posting this weeks assignments this weekend to stay on track, but welcome your […]Read more "Conflict Strategies"
Upon reflecting on the question “Do you find yourself communicating differently with people from different groups and cultures?” the answer is absolutely, yes. I feel as though everyone does in one way or another, and it can easily by interpreted negatively if it’s done in a way that is not sensitive or culturally appropriate, however […]Read more "Adapting Communication"
To examine our assumptions and observations of communication, I watched a show that I do not normally watch and viewed it first with the sound off, then with the sound on to determine if my assumptions based on viewing their communication/non-verbal styles was accurate. I’m not sure whats show I viewed, as it was on […]Read more "Interpreting Relationships through Communication"