Change SIG - 5/29/2020

05/29/2020 8:30 AM | Mary Charles Blakebrough (Administrator)

Five Steps to Shift Your Perspective When Dealing with Uncertainties  (Bring Your Own Coffee/tea/snacks) 
Are you being confronted with an unexpected change, a complex situation, or a task that seems to be over your head? Are you reacting either
       - with anxiety and stress
       - or denial and procrastination?
These versions of fight or flight protect us but they leave us stuck and overwhelmed.
These versions of fight or flight protect us but they leave us stuck and overwhelmed.

There is another way to look at it. We can see our reaction to such challenging situations as a resource. This shift in perspective is not only helpful for our psychological safety, it also is a precondition to thinking clearly and letting new solutions emerge and forward steps appear. We will experience five steps of my recently developed tool “Thetaland™ – The Game of Inquiry“ in order to bring about such a shift of perspective.   

Dr. Evelyn Fendler-Lee, Organizational Psychologist, certified counsellor and Focusing-trainer; Evelyn brings 20 years of experience in leading R&D functions as a material scientist; as associate lecturer, she taught university courses in social competence for 9 years. Since 2009, she has been a self-employed coach and trainer for personal, professional and leadership development; she facilitates innovative teams engaged in strategy, collaborative decision making, concept creation, knowledge transfer; she teaches Thinking at the Edge (TAE) internationally and is applying TAE for teamwork and leadership.

For more information, contact SIG leaders, Vickie Bevenour or Mary Charles Blakebrough (919-656-9573).

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