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It’s Not What You Know, But How Much You Know?

                                                                                      
 

The map is not the territory!nlp-diagram-map-territory

You have your own way of understanding the world around you. Your perception does not mean that this is reality. You can not always have all the information, just as you can not find on a map the smallest details. Your map is your representation of reality rather than reality itself.
You create this map by filtering information through the senses, language, beliefs and values, and through your experience.
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Thinking “Out of the Box”

 

78af77183317da9978c81d3ff7bcfa17Many hundreds of years ago in a small Italian town, a merchant had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to the moneylender. The moneylender, who was old and ugly, fancied the merchant’s beautiful daughter so he proposed a bargain. He said he would forgo the merchant’s debt if he could marry the daughter. Both the merchant and his daughter were horrified by the proposal.

The moneylender told them that he would put a black pebble and a white pebble into an empty bag. The girl would then have to pick one pebble from the bag. If she picked the black pebble, she would become the moneylender’s wife and her father’s debt would be forgiven. If she picked the white pebble she need not marry him and her father’s debt would still be forgiven. But if she refused to pick a pebble, her father would be thrown into jail.

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Do you know yourself? What type of personality do you have? Discover here MBTI and Jung’s developed psychological typologies.

imagesPeople are different yet similar. Each individual is unique in its own way and it can be easily put in a group, the selection would be made based on the criteria that defines its personality.
These classifications are useful not only for us to know ourselves better, but to know and to anticipate the reactions of others to a certain point, so to know others better as well. One of the most popular and commonly used classification of personality types is MBTI (MyersBriggs Type Indicator) that distinguishes 16 types of personality. Criterias by which it is achieved this classification are: Continue reading