Changing Perspectives: Coaching, Management, and Introverts

penn-state-shield-logoIn its Newsletter #156, February 2013, the Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment at University Park (OPIA) shared the following quick looks at planning resources. The two resources below highlight coaching and managerial styles.

Innovation Extract: Perspectives on Change – Changing Your Perspectives

In Masterful Coaching Robert Hargrove points out the different levels at which change and improvement can be made: skills, processes, and relationships.

In Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Susan Cain describes and challenges American perspectives on our styles in interacting with others. In Western culture we tend to think of the extrovert as the model for leadership. Where is the responsibility for including the introverted, thoughtful perspective in decision making and planning?

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