Fathoming your social #1

You may be wondering why I, an outspoken rival of over-complicating and over-using theoretical social models, keep coming back with some addition to this blog’s collection of resources. Simply put, I write about models which I have encountered, tested, and seen their added value. Come to think of it, a lot of the models are… Continue reading

Dimensions: Time

You can find a lot of materials on time management and organizational culture in the internet. At some point you may have read a few just to gain perspective into how other people are structuring their time. Tips and tricks are always welcome. As the number of popular psychology articles in this direction increases daily,… Continue reading

Communication Games and how they structure #3

  For the purpose of getting acquainted with communication games, and how transactional analysis (TA) can help you gain a different perspective, first we must define a game. Communication games are described as follows: “A game is an ongoing series of complementary ulterior transactions progressing to a well-defined, predictable outcome. Descriptively, it is a recurring set… Continue reading

4-ears communication model

Another communications model, presented by Friedemann Schulz von Thun, can perhaps give more insight into how communication comes to life in the field of practice. The 4-ears communication representation is a good reminder of how much information we receive when talking to a person, and can give us anchor points for further talks or hopefully,… Continue reading

Interviewing Adventure #2

Among the many interesting interviewing techniques there are a few I have discovered which are like a good puzzle. Over time, I have come to use some of them on myself to energize or just to get my feet back on the ground. Working in various teams you have probably met different professionals from various… Continue reading

Interviewing Adventure #1

Interviewing techniques evolve Discussions about interviewing styles and good cop-bad cop routines have been, and still are, a beloved topic of mine. It’s a conversation you can have every week in the office, and you would still arrive at the moment where you rush in the room enthusiastic about a new thing you heard or… Continue reading