Self-Transforming Mind: Paradoxes and Lots of Gray adult development

Our final and most complex constructive-developmental stage is the Self-Transforming Mind. As we approach this lofty summit of our developmental mountain it is worth looking back to notice...

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Self-Authored Mind: Making Sense of a Messy Reality adult development

In our journey through the stages of adult development, we've explored the Impulsive Mind, the Self-Sovereign Mind, and the Socialized Mind. Each stage has been a stepping stone...

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Socialized Mind: Moving the Goalposts adult development

We humans take socialization seriously, and for good reason. In the wild, humans cannot survive outside our social groups. Socialization is the process of learning to live with other humans,...

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Impulsive Mind: Understanding Our Little Egomaniacs adult development

Presumably, you have no six-year-olds on your project team (although you might have colleagues who lead you to believe otherwise on occasion). So, as a leader in an organization, what value is...

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What We Know Vs. How We Know It adult development

Jean Piaget characterized discrete stages of childhood cognitive development. Robert Kegan studies adult development, and has identified ongoing stages that can emerge throughout life (more on that...

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Glitches in The Matrix: A Demand for Lifelong Development adult development

When you were 18 months old, you had the world all figured out. You could see, hear, feel, touch, and taste things. You could walk. You could make sounds that caused things to happen. The world was...

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Practicing the Fundamentals: The Subject-Object Shift adult development

What do streamline, color theory, anatomy, and arpeggios have in common?

If you guessed “fundamentals,” you get a gold star. Streamline is fundamental to competitive swimming. Color...

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