Using Verbal Messages Effectively (Avoid Intensional Orientation…
Using Verbal Messages Effectively
Avoid Intensional Orientation
Tendency to look first at how the person actually exists and then at labels.
Tendency to first view people on what they look like, and how they are talked about without looking at how they actually exist.
Avoid thinking that you have said everything that there is to say about something.
Avoid Fact-Inference Confusion
Making a statement about something you have personally observed.
Making a statement about something you have NOT personally observed.
Focusing on a classes of individuals and fail to see each one as unique.
Spoken or mental subscript that identifies each individual in a group.
The tendency to look at the world and to describe it in terms of the extremes.
Avoid Static Evaluation
Retain an evaluation of a person despite the inevitable changes in the person.
Mentally date your statements and evaluations.