Assumicide: How guilty are you?

Last weekend when facilitating a leadership retreat in Warrnambool for Leadership Great South Coast, I was introduced to the term ‘assumicide’. My workshop participants talked about assumicide in the context of leadership and: The dangers of ‘first impressions’ The potential damage done by demographic stereotyping Assumptions we make about someone’s background or their capacity to...

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Why ‘Do unto others as you would have them do unto you’ is a myth when it comes to successful communication

From a values perspective, ‘do unto others’ is an excellent guiding principle that clearly has stood the test of time. I wish to be respected so I treat others with respect… When it comes to successful communication, ‘Do unto others as you would have them do unto you’ does not work! Considering the anatomy of engagement...

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