Moving from the Judger to the Learner Mindset
Change Your Questions, Change Your Life: 7 Powerful Tools for Life and Work
by Marilee Adams, Ph.D.
What is the learner/judger mindset?
|Judgmental of self and/of others
|Accepting of self and others
|Reactive and automatic
|Responsive and thoughtful
|Inflexible and rigid
|Flexible and adaptive
|Afraid of difference
|Possibilities seem as limited
|Possibilities seen as unlimited
|Primary mode: protective
|Primary mode: curious
|We all have both mindsets, and we have the power to choose how we operate in any moment.
How do judger/learner relationships differ?
|Feels separate from others
|Feels connected with others
|Feedback perceived as rejection
|Feedback perceived as worthwhile
|Seeks to attack or defend
|Seeks to resolve and create
We all relate from both mindsets; and we have the power to choose how we relate in any moment.