POWER LEADING

KNOW SOME ODDS? CHILDREN, STUDENTS, EMPLOYEES WHO ALWAYS SAY “NO?”   ODDs often drive parents, teachers, and bosses crazy.  Guess what? Cranky Old Lady things that is why Shrinks have a name for those who never say yes–Oppositional Defiant Disorder.  It is a disorder because it rules the person’s life, they can rarely if ever …

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The 10 Rules of Change | Psychology Today. Strong article, but written almost ten years ago.  Repeats much you have heard, and some  Cranky Old Lady quarrels with.    The following quote from the article started cranking me up.   As B.F. Skinner’s early research demonstrates, reinforcement-not punishment-is necessary for permanent change. Reinforcement can be intrinsic, extrinsic or …

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POWER LEADING

    Teachers, parents, police, bosses need to remember people often smile or laugh from anxiety.   Such smiles and laughs are  responses to fear and anxiety.  Like a dog rolling over in submission, nervous smiles and laughs are a sign of submission.  A wise power leader knows to back off for the point has …

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