Have you ever attended a seminar that offered prescriptive behaviors to adopt, processes to implement and content to remember? I recently had this experience.
What’s missing from this scenario depends somewhat on our expectations of learning and, more importantly, our view of being human. Do we react to, manage, or adopt change? Or are we co-creators of change?
To accept the former view implies an understanding of being human as fixed, separate selves, independent of our circumstances that respond to change.
If we accept the latter view, as co-creators, we shift:
- From doling out prescriptive behaviors, adopting “norms” to conform
- To discovering descriptive practices, accessing “being” to DOWNLOAD PDF