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Sustaining the Journey

Cognitive Shift: Interdependence

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January 21, 2013

As you consider interdependence and cognitive shift, notice key features of this state of mind. What words come to mind? Some might be reciprocity, mutuality, collaboration, shared values, common goals, interaction, etc. As you consider strategies for inviting cognitive shift related to this state of mind, one is to invite collaboration. Some examples of this are:

How might others support you in this work?
What are some common goals you share?
When you work best together, what is happening?
This week, look for opportunities to enhance collaboration. Be attentive to things that might be blocking collaboration. As a mediator of thinking, consider ways your work might invite collaboration.