Thank you to Ryan Gottfredson for these resources
- Success Mindsets by Ryan Gottfredson
- Bonds That Make Us Free by Terry Warner (warning: this book will change your life)
- Leadership and Self-Deception by The Arbinger Institute
- Anatomy of Peace by The Arbinger Institute
- The Outward Mindset by The Arbinger Institute
- The Shift by Kimberly White
- Unlocking Greater Success by Developing an Outward Mindset
- When I Read This… It Immediately Changed My Life
- Research-Backed Benefits of Possessing an Outward Mindset
- What is Inclusive Leadership & Why is it Important?
- Why Leaders Must Develop An Outward Mindset
- Cultivate An Outward Mindset
- Heartwarming Thai Commercial
- The Transformative Power of Classical Music – Benjamin Zander
- Most Leaders Don’t Even Know the Game They’re In – Simon Sinek
- “Are People Doing The Best They Can?” – Brené Brown & Russell Brand
- Why I [Wish I Could] Hate Arbinger
- Compassion and the True Meaning of Empathy – Joan Halifax
- Two Mindsets
- An Outward Mindset for an Inward World – Jim Ferrell
- Identify a time when you had an outward mindset. What did it feel like? What was the impact that you had on others?
- Identify a time when you had an inward mindset. What did it feel like? What was the impact that you had on others?
- Identify a time when you shifted from an inward mindset to an outward mindset. What difference did it make?
- Identify a time when you shifted from an outward mindset to an inward mindset. Why did that shift occur? What could you have done differently?
- Describe the self-deception cycle and identify a time you found yourself stuck in such a cycle.
- Identify people you are going to interact with today. How can you better see them as people?
- Who are you being that their eyes are not shining?
- Do you see others as doing the best that they can? Why or Why not?
- Try to describe to someone the difference between an inward and an outward mindset
- Try to describe why having an outward mindset is so beneficial and why having an inward mindset can be so detrimental.
- With a partner or group, ask and answer:
- ▷ Do we see each other people or as objects?
- ▷ When do we tend to see each other as people/objects?
- ▷ What are ways we can ensure we see others more as people?
- ▷ When have you felt like an object? What affect did that have on you? Why did this happen? How can we prevent it again in the future?
- ▷ When do you feel like a person? What affect does this have on you? How can we ensure it happens more frequently?
- ▷ Do we see others as doing the best that they can?
- ▷ Do we have the capacity to ask ourselves: “Who am I being that their eyes are not shining?”
- ▷ How do we see the self-deception cycle play out in our group?
- Am I being inward or outward?
- Am I seeing others as people or as objects?
- Am I seeing them as doing the best they can?
- Who am I being that their eyes are not shining?
- If I were them, how would I like to been seen?
- How do I want them to feel after I interact with them?
- What would my best self do in this situation?