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Mirror Test

STORYLINE: Prisoners are made to work in inhuman conditions and have to produce a certain number of shirts by the end of the day. If one of them falls behind either that person is killed, or the entire unit suffers. The authorities approached one of the prisoners to become a supervisor – he takes up …

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Lazy or Lying On The Couch

How many times have you heard yourself think or say the following statements about yourself or others? – She is lazy or I am lazy. – She is always late or I am always late. – You or I never do this. When we make such statements, we are very harsh/critical and judgemental. But for …

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Giraffe and Jackals

I recently attended a Non Violent Communication workshop, and they used a couple of metaphors which I loved. First one was a Giraffe – there were things about Giraffe that I discovered. 1. Giraffes have an 11-Kg or a 26-pound heart. 2. Giraffes have a 1.8m or 6 feet long neck. 3. Giraffes Saliva is …

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Magical – Teams

The Four Rules state: Whoever come are the right people. Whatever happens is the only thing that could have. Whenever it starts is the right time. When it’s over, it’s over. and The Law of Two Feet states that: “If during the course of the gathering, any person finds themselves in a situation where they …

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Thinking Different

For selection into an orchestra, the potential candidates were asked to perform behind a screen so that the examiners had no idea who was playing – a carpet was placed behind the screen to prevent the heels of the women to give them away. RESULTS: The number of women in orchestras rose from 5% to …

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To Truly Listen

We had an open space session in one of our CPM retreats. And the topic was Silence – I went to the breakout room, and the session leader was there. He asked me, ‘Inside or Outside’ and I replied, ‘Does it matter?’ and he said no. We had just started a conversation when another person …

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