In what ways might you utilize the 16 Habits of Mind to support and guide others? Which might be difficult to employ and why?
The first habit of mind is Persisting which can enable others to see that results aren't gained without hard work and continual effort. The second habit of mind is Managing Impulsivity which can encourage others to exercise their patience; this is one of the more difficult habits to cultivate and encourage since one's personality may naturally be impatient. If this is the case, one will have to really work to extend the time s/he waits before reacting or responding to a situation. The third habit of mind is Listening to Others with Understanding and Empathy which can enable better connections with others. This habit of mind allows people to connect with each other in ways that create a safe environment without judgment. The fourth habit of mind is Thinking Flexibly which challenges individuals to see a situation from another perspective. This is also a challenging habit of mind to employ because it requires that ...
The following posting discusses the ways you could use habits of the mind to support and guide others.