Do you think you are open minded? Or at least more open-minded than the average person? Then you are not alone, 95% of people think so, so we might have to think again. Professors from Pepperdine University coined the term intellectual humility and broke it down into four components to measure it.
1. Having respect for others viewpoints
2. Not being intellectually overconfident
3. Separating one's ego from one's intellect
4. Willingness to revise one's own viewpoint
Check out how you would do and what could help you become even more open minded at work and in life. Read more...
Johanne Lavoie, one of McKinsey's top experts on leadership development, just published this brief piece on embracing conflict and diversity of opinion. Where trust is established in a team, creative conflict can emerge without the destructive force unhealthy conflict can carry. Cohesion and collision comprise a polarity to be managed vs. solved and integrating them enables creativity and nimble actions. Read more...